Cloud Accounting – The Back Office Promise The promise of platform as a service is very simple: Bring your code, and cloud vendor will handle everything else for you. Users build their applications with the vendor’s tools, APIs and supported programming languages. Platform as a service model of cloud computing increases programmers’ productivity, reduces development costs, and enables quick release of software. One of the leading platform as a service offers is the Salesforce Platform where development is performed using salesforce.com’s web interface and a proprietary development language called Apex. The biggest benefit of the Salesforce Platform is time savings
DreamHost Debuts Havana Version of Its DreamCompute OpenStack Cloud Continuous Integration Approach Delivers Powerful New Features in Real Time LOS ANGELES, California—November 4, 2013—DreamHost®, a global leader in Web hosting and cloud services, today announced an upgraded Havana version of its DreamCompute™ public cloud computing service, and significant new levels of OpenStack™ code and community contribution. DreamCompute is entirely software-defined; powered by OpenStack, Ceph™, and NSX to deliver unprecedented control, configurability, and security of virtual machine, storage and network resources for expert and aspiring developers worldwide. Havana Upgrade Commencing with the OpenStack Havana release in October 2013, DreamHost utilizes continuous
PayScale –Evolving Over The Years To Offer More Than Just Salary Reports Last Thursday was a great day, not only for carving pumpkins and trick or treating, but for talking with Tim Low, VP of Marketing at PayScale about salaries, big data collection and the evolution of PayScale’s services. PayScale, founded in 2002 out of Seattle, Washington, began as a company which offered consumers accurate salary reports, as well as resources to better understand those reports. It’s common to wonder if you are getting paid what you are worth and ten years ago it was difficult to find resources that gave you
10 Steps To Success With The Cloud The cloud, the trend that appears to be steaming on ahead as the likes of Salesforce, Amazon’s Web Services and Workday continue to gain market value. Utilising cloud services for business has allowed for companies to scale, drive IT costs down and become a more agile, streamlined business. There are a few steps that should be taken by any company before they decide to make the switch across the cloud, and these are even steps that companies utilising the cloud should make sure they’re aware of to keep cloud usage both in check
Cloud Infographic: Machine Big Data Did you know that Chevron manages as much data as Google? Here is a colorful infographic provided by TIBCO Software called “Taming The Monster Of Machine Big Data” which provides some interesting facts on how Big Data is being accumulated. Infographic Source: http://spotfire.tibco.com
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Birds & The Bees By David Fletcher *Please Note: All David Fletcher comic images on this site are owned by CloudTweaks.com. If you would like to reuse them on your social media network, please feel free to do so as long as there is a clearly defined link to the original comic source. If you would like to use them in a Newsletter, Print, Powerpoint or Website. Please contact us regarding the licensing details and policies.
What The Gartner Big Data 2013 Report Means For The Industry Gartner’s 2013 Big Data survey was recently released and has highlighted some of the long held beliefs in Big Data with survey evidence to prove it. The survey itself was primarily focused on companies currently working with Gartner. Despite this, due to the numbers and varieties, this is still a broad and impressive number who can realistically give accurate results. One of the most striking results to come out of the survey was that 64% of companies were planning or have already implemented Big Data systems. This is a significant
Better Data Risk Mitigation for SaaS Providers We live in a world that is rife with internal-controls breakdowns that result in security and data breaches, which can cause tremendous business and reputational damage for organizations. The rise of cloud computing systems has now created an even greater need for organizations to develop the right controls to protect data that reside in the ‘cloud.’ Virtually every organization leverages Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions – where data can be easily accessed through a web browser. As most technology providers are migrating away from larger enterprise data systems to the cloud, it opens the doors