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Unified Ontology of Cloud Computing

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

There, I said it out loud.  Seems like many of the cloud experts are embroiled in a Arthurian quest to define the perfect taxonomy for cloud computing.  Personally, I’m happy with the original SPI model (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS).  However, as I have stated many times, it is not a perfect definition.  Recently, David Linthicum wrote [...]

Never Tell Anyone You Wrote Your Software on Napkins, Even if You Did

Monday, January 26th, 2009

I was reading Lance Weatherby’s blog post today titled “Know Your Audience” and it reminded me of a great story one of my old employers use to tell.  Mario Morino, the CEO and founder of Morino Associates, was a maven in the Northern Virgina high technology scene back in the 1980′s.  Mario, a swashbuckling young [...]

Cloud Camp Atlanta Recap

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Last Tuesday 1/20/09 we had a Cloud Camp in Atlanta. For the most part it was a success.  In the end we had almost 300 registered and 182 show up.  This being the same day as Obama’s historical inauguration, that ain’t bad.  We ran 19 sessions throughout the night.  I knew it was going to [...]

Cloud Droplets #49 – 96 Tear Droplets

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Drop #49 Towards thee I roll, thou all-destroying but unconquering whale; to the last I grapple with thee; from hell’s heart I stab at thee; for hate’s sake I spit my last breath at thee. Captain Ahab On the Eighth Day God Created the Vox Continental Stealth Alert CloudSwitch Setting up Disco on EC2 Cloudiquity [...]

IT Management Podcast #33 – The Night John Saw Stevie Ray Vaughn in a Taco Place

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

IT Management Podcast #33 – The Night John Saw Stevie Ray Vaughn in a Taco Place

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