With Cloud becoming more prominent in the enterprise there is a direct impact to the System Administrator role. With less and less in-house infrastructure where does that leave the SA? I discuss the future demise of the SA in the
OK, I’ve been back and forth with this, and I’m ready to say, “I don’t get OpenStack”. I mean I get OpenStack. I understand what it is, but I don’t understand why I should be interested in it from an
NASA has stopped developing code for OpenStack. This was expected at some point. NASA nor Rackspace are software development houses. Neither has expertise in developing what they call in the government space COTS (Common Off the Shelf) software products. I
This only makes since as Microsoft will be able to leverage the improvements in Hyper-V to provide a stronger back end for their own IaaS Cloud offering. If successful they could potential challenge VMWare (or VMLimited as they call it)
So, I normally teach this class as a two hour session and I had a heck of a time cutting out material and getting it down to something digestible for Internet (and slide deck) viewing. It’s a quick introduction to cloud managers and a continuation of my introductory cloud computing course.
My wife asked me the other day how does she log into her iCloud and get some data? This is the problem with Apple’s cloud strategy – My wife doesn’t understand it. My wife is a typical user – not
Even though we have software that allows us to implement solutions such as exchange reporting, in the hopes of assisting with business management, I’ve been in enough cloud engagements to realize that the Cloud is not (just) about saving money.
For me the battle between Google Drive, Dropbox and Skydrive comes down to whom I trust with my data. All of the solutions have very strong attributes. Dropbox has the best and most widely adopted API’s. Google has extremely strong
The Megaupload case represents one of the major challenges with the public Cloud. The obvious issue for legal use cases for their service has been that non-infringing data is trapped in limbo along with the alleged infringing data. One may
I live in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS). Most of the projects I’ve been involved in have been around either building these services or deploying applications built on these services. It’s also easy to