Auto Scaling In Cloud Computing Cloud computing with its dynamic scaling feature which allows one to scale, that is to increase or decrease, the amount of resources depending on the demand has become a great boon for IT professionals everywhere. This is especially true for environments with very unpredictable traffic flow, like the whole internet for instance. With traditional servers that were preconfigured to handle a certain amount of load, a website might go down especially when traffic has suddenly surged to levels above the capacity of the server. This happens when some sort of news or event leads people
Cloud Infographic: Cloud Computing and On-Demand Infrastructure Here is an excellent infographic resource courtesy of Profitbricks.com which outlines a number of the different hosting options available from Shared Web Hosting to Public Cloud Computing 2.0…. Infographic Source: Profitbricks
Oracle Supports Cerner Cloud Services Global health care company Cerner is using Oracle Enterprise Manager to launch new private and public cloud services to increase IT efficiency and optimize business value. Cerner was experiencing a growing client base and aimed to leverage its operational knowledge within a cloud infrastructure to support its 9,000 facilities across the world. In addition to eliminating error, the company wanted to eliminate waste for health care providers and to generate additional revenue. Cerner gradually built its existing managed service offerings with new cloud based services supported by Oracle Enterprise Manager, and thus reduced capital investments
InstaCompute: Simple & Instant Cloud Computing Overview: InstaCompute is an upcoming cloud solution from Indian Telecom Giant, Tata Communications, provisioning raw computing resources on-demand by offering Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions for cutting edge application development & testing, scalable web applications, cost effective and on –demand computing power whenever, wherever you need it. InstaCompute is competing in a market largely dominated by Amazon & Rackspace, by coming up with computing resources that are cheaper, more flexible, multiple payment options to choose from and an expanding choice of data centers, keeping the global nature of business in perspective.
The Chinese Dragon And Cloud Computing “In the space of a decade, China and India have emerged as dramatic, dynamic competitors.” – Peter Benjamin Mandelson, Prominent British politician. In an earlier article, I speculated on the possible emergence of India as a cloud computing superpower on the strength of its millions of IT professionals (See: Is India The Next Cloud Computing Superpower? ) Now, it is unlikely that China, the other half, and dare I say, the stronger half, of the two nations many say will dominate this century, would sit still and let India take the lead. China may
Cisco to Present Research on Cloud Computing, Virtualization and Data Center Trends On December 7 and December 8 Cisco will host two live Internet TV broadcasts to announce results of two separate studies that focus on cloud computing, virtualization, and the evolution of data centers. On December 7, Cisco will host “Network Service Providers as Cloud Providers,” revealing results from a study that explores public cloud and on-demand application adoption. On December 8, Cisco will broadcast the final segment of the “Cisco Connected World Report,” a global study that examines employee expectations for accessing information anywhere with any device and
By Kevin Kwang, ZDNet Asia Its 2010 acquisition blitz to date includes Oblicore, Nimsoft and 3Tera and shows no signs of slowing as CA Technologies (CA) continues its buying spree to “plug gaps” and bulk up on technical capabilities, particularly in the cloud environment. According to Andi Mann, vice president of product marketing at CA, the company has “some money left to spend” on companies that will complement the technologies and capabilities it already has. “Previously, we have been acquiring companies for revenue stream but with the acquisitions of Nimsoft, 3Tera and others, we are now looking to buy technologies