Source GigaOM It goes without saying that with its array of web services, Amazon has transformed the computing landscape and nurtured what is generically known as the cloud computing industry. By turning expensive storage and computing hardware into a billable service, it has opened up new vistas for entrepreneurs and made corporations rethink how they build and use their computing and storage resources. The question often people ask: how much money is Amazon making from these web services. I have heard some wild estimates. Today, UBS Investment Research analysts Brian Pitz and Brian Fitzgerald released a report which puts revenue
Web host SiteCloud.com (www.sitecloud.com) is entering the cloud hosting market with its proprietary cloud hosting platform built on top of Amazon’s Elastic Cloud, and featuring cPanel/WHM. SiteCloud advertises twelve packages scaled within the cloud hosting architecture for the equivalent of shared, virtual private servers, dedicated hosting and reseller hosting services. According to SiteCloud’s Monday announcement, its cloud hosting packages provides added flexibility for growing businesses.
S3 tutorial for those new to Cloud Computing and AWS S3 Thanks to S3Browser for the illustrations. With S3 Browser you can upload any number of files to Amazon S3. Here are the step-by-step instructions that explain how to upload/backup your files. Start S3 Browser and select the bucket that you plan to use as destination. You can also create a new Amazon S3 Bucket if necessary. Click Files -> Upload File(s) on the menu or click the Upload button located on the toolbar. Or, click Files->Upload Folder if you want to upload a whole folder or whole drive. Now
If you have an Amazon S3 account you’re using to backup your data, you might want an easy way to manage it. CloudBerry Explorer is a free app that runs on your desktop an provides an easy way to manage your S3 account. Installation and Setup Just download and install the application with the defaults. When the application launches you’ll be prompted to enter in your username and email to get a registration key. Or you can continue on by clicking Register later. Now you will want to set up your Amazon S3 account. Click on File Amazon S3 Accounts.