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Equinix Is Productizing Flash Trading Computing Architecture

Equinix Is Productizing Flash Trading Computing Architecture
In his new book, Flash Boys, Michael Lewis directs his gleeful analytic spotlight on flash trading. True to form, Lewis...
Read more Apr 16 2014, 4:54am CDT


Why Facebook, eBay Measure Power And Water Consumption In Their Data Centers

Why Facebook, eBay Measure Power And Water Consumption In Their Data Centers
Cloud services companies like Facebook and eBay have a vested interest in making their data centers as energy-efficient...
Read more Mar 16 2014, 6:25pm CDT

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Internet giants unite to fight against a second Heartbleed

Source: Russia Today

The discovery of that major glitch last month revealed that the open-source program used to encrypt and protect sensitive data across roughly two-thirds of the web was exploitable for nearly two years, theoretically compromising an immeasurable amount of credit card information, passwords and just about everything else meant to be secured by the OpenSSL protocol. On Thursday this week, the Linux Foundation announc ...
Full article at: Russia Today 7 hours ago

Game On - Pivotal Announces the Cloud Foundry Foundation

Open source PaaS initiative Cloud Foundry (disclosure, I’m an adviser to ActiveState, a contributor to Cloud Foundry...
Read more Feb 23 2014, 11:31pm CST

Tech Giants Fund Initiative To Prevent Future Heartbleeds

Source: Sci-Tech Today

Can more funding prevent Heartbleed vulnerabilities in future open-source software? A new Core Infrastructure Initiative at the Linux Foundation is attempting to find out. More than a dozen major technology companies are backing the project. Participating firms will contribute $100,000 each per year for three years to the foundation. At launch, supporters include Google, Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, Facebook, Dell, Cisco, Intel, Rackspace and Fujitsu. A total of $4 million has reportedly bee ...
Full article at: Sci-Tech Today 7 hours ago

Metacloud, Because The World Needs Another Hosted OpenStack-Based Private Cloud, Right?

It’s been a few weeks since I had an email from someone from within the OpenStack community. Perhaps open source people...
Read more Feb 18 2014, 7:16am CST

Rackspace refuses to enlist in cloud's latest price cutting war

Source: The Register

Alibaba To Kick Off IPO In U.S.
When 100,000 servers isn't large enough +Analysis  Cloud provider Rackspace will stand on the sidelines as Amazon, Google, and Microsoft slash prices in an attempt to destroy each other's profit margins.… ...
Full article at: The Register Apr 8 2014, 11:04am CDT

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Cloud adoption reaches over 90 percent as the technology matures

Source: BetaNews

Use of the cloud is close to becoming universal as enterprises increase their adoption of both private and public services. This is one of the main findings of the 2014 State of the Cloud report released today by RightScale. It also finds that as cloud use matures security concerns lessen and attention increasingly shifts to managing the ongoing challenges of compliance, cost management, and performance. ...
Full article at: BetaNews Apr 2 2014, 10:15am CDT

Rackspace CEO Retires, Chairman Steps Into CEO Role

A shock announcement from perennial cloud bridesmaid Rackspace (disclosure, I previously created the vendor-neutral...
Read more Feb 10 2014, 6:52pm CST


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