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What is a Cloud

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

Here is my definition of the Holy Grail “Cloud”. Primary Characteristics It uses commodity-based hardware as its base. The hardware can be replaced anytime without affecting the cloud. It uses a commodity-based software container system. For example, a service should be able to be pulled from one cloud provider to any other cloud provider with [...]

Jim Cramer are you listening yet? … Clouds on Yahoo’s Quarterly Earnings Call

Friday, February 8th, 2008

In her prepared remarks during last week’s quarterly earnings call, Yahoo! President Sue Decker said the following: Although we haven’t elaborated on this much publicly, on the back end we have made a major investment in open source development of grid computing which provides a substantially greater scalability at fast iteration on core technologies. This [...]

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