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Elastra – Another Cloud Provider

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Elastra Cloud Server I spoke to the founder of Elastra, Kirill Sheynkman, last week about his new cloud offering, “Elastra Cloud Server”. The Elastra Cloud Server is what I call a “Level 1 Cloud” that is designed to run on top of Amazon’s EC2. Due to their well-designed architecture, however, they have basically positioned themselves [...]

Cloud Pontification

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

James Governor of Redmonk wrote a blog article called “15 Ways to Tell Its Not Cloud Computing” and as much as I like these guys I believe his article was way off the mark. First off as I have been saying, some cloud definitions need to be drawn before you talk about clouds otherwise the [...]

Botchanomics and The Big Galupe

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

It’s been a while since we have been able to catch up with the international man of IT mystery, Botchagalupe. I was able to sit down with Botchagalupe to see what he has been up to lately. Johnmwillis: Hello, Botchagalupe, its good to have you back again. Botchagalupe: Yea, yeah, sure, sure. Johnmwillis: The last [...]