By John | March 4, 2008
Doug McClure started doing an end month review and I think it is a great idea. In fact it is Doug who first tutored me on how to get my blog site started so it makes sense that I would continue to copy him. Here’s a quick look at Feb 08:
IT Management Podcasts
Cote and I go cloud crazy most of the time but we have a log of fun just yaking about IT management. We squeezed four in last month:
- IT Management Podcast #004 – Cloud-crazy!
- IT Management Podcast #005 – The Night John Slept on a Cray
- IT Management Podcast #006 – Alphabet Soup
- IT Management Podcast #007 – The Tivoli Framework and Shooting Down Satellites
- IT Management Podcast #008 – Wikinomics, Low Barriers to Entry, Enterprise Innovation
Worst Blog Ever…
My son and I wrote a little silly post called “Top 10 Worst Captcha’s” and man did I get slammed. The good news is I got Mosso and was able to survive the hit.
Seven Core Competencies for Enterprise Innovation
I started a series of white papers that are going to introduce enterprise disruptive technologies.
The Story of a Pathological Entrepreneur
This was my personal favorite of the month. This is a story of the real guy who invented AOL and much more.
Why Are You Here?
Market Myopia for the enterprise software industry.
Lots of Cloud Talk
Wednesday, February 20th, 2008 What is the impact of a 3 hour outage?
Of course the answer is, â€œIt depends,â€ right? In the aftermath of last weekâ€™s Amazon S3 outage, there has been a lot of discussion on what the outage meant. Many have argued that it is cloud specific. In one particular blog article, the author stated [â€¦]
Friday, February 15th, 2008 I guess itâ€™s 99. today for Amazon S3 customers. Man do I have timing or what. We literally moved this blog site server off of AWS this week in preparation for our move over to Mosso this weekend. I have seen reports of AWS being impacted for at least two hours, and [â€¦]
Wednesday, February 13th, 2008 Here is my definition of the Holy Grail â€œCloudâ€.
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 no effect [â€¦]
Wednesday, February 13th, 2008 The more I learn about cloud computing, the more I think that itâ€™s going to affect the enterprise more quickly than most people expect. Some enterprise customers are already working on cloud prototypes, and I recently heard a Forester analyst say that he thought that cloud computing initiatives could affect the enterprise within [â€¦]
Thursday, February 7th, 2008 5 REASONS IBM WILL HAVE POSITIVE CLOUDY SKYâ€™S
Tuesday, February 5th, 2008 force maÂ·jeure \ËŒfoÌ‡rs-mÃ¤-ËˆzhÉ™r, -mÉ™-\ noun Etymology: French, superior force
Date: 1883 1 : superior or irresistible force 2 : an event or effect that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled â€” compare act of god
Iâ€™ll admit it: I am caught up in the cloud hype. The caveat, however, is that I truly believe that [â€¦]
Friday, February 29th, 2008 This is a very cool article on how to install Drupal on an XO (OLPC).
Building Open Source Applications for OLPC with Drupal
Monday, February 25th, 2008 The other night, I was at a local Atlanta AITP meeting, and the topic of enterprise search came up. A gentleman sitting in front of me said that enterprise search is the â€œnew data warehousing.â€ During the break, he told me that his clients, Coke and Cox, both use enterprise search to answer [â€¦]