Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Sunday, October 26, 2014
  • Subscribe to EnterpriseTech Weekly Updates: Subscribe by email

Microsoft Fattens Up Azure Compute To Compete

Microsoft Fattens Up Azure Compute To Compete

Microsoft’s entry this week into the converged cloud infrastructure market was accompanied by the roll out of ...

Database Hotshots Build Warehouse From Scratch For The Cloud

Database Hotshots Build Warehouse From Scratch For The Cloud

It may seem that the last thing the world needs is another database or data store, but ...

AWS DynamoDB Adds JSON Support, Flex Scaling

AWS DynamoDB Adds JSON Support, Flex Scaling

Amazon Web Services is expanding its DynamoDB database service with document support along with flexible scaling of ...

Cloud Price War Resumes With Google Cuts

Cloud Price War Resumes With Google Cuts

Another week, another round of cloud computing price cuts. The latest comes from Google, which announced today ...

EDITOR'S PICKS

Cloud

October 23, 2014(0)
Microsoft’s entry this week into the converged cloud infrastructure market was accompanied by the roll out of a new series of virtual machines for the Azure cloud. In laying out the latest refinement of its cloud strategy, the company claimed its Xeon-powered G-Series offers “the largest VM in the public cloud” capable of handling enterprise workloads. The G-Series instances ... Full article
October 21, 2014(0)
It may seem that the last thing the world needs is another database or data store, but a new stealthy startup founded by a team of database and analytics experts that hail from Oracle, Teradata, Actian, Cloudera, Microsoft, and Google think that the current crop of products were made for on-premises systems and are not designed to use the ...
October 9, 2014(0)
Amazon Web Services is expanding its DynamoDB database service with document support along with flexible scaling of larger items. It is also expanding the amount of database capacity available as part of AWS Free Tier. Specifically, AWS said it the enhancements will allow the storage of documents formatted with JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) as single DynamoDB items. The size ...
October 1, 2014(0)
Another week, another round of cloud computing price cuts. The latest comes from Google, which announced today across-the-board 10 percent reductions in all Google Compute Engine instance types. The cuts include all regions and are effective immediately, Google said. Google said the price cuts reflect its philosophy that cloud computing, “the core of any cloud workload,” should be priced ...
September 30, 2014(0)
The main topic of conversation at the OpenWorld conference held by Oracle in San Francisco this week is the cloud. While Oracle co-founder and now executive chairman and CTO Larry Ellison has famously mocked the idea of the cloud, the company has wholly embraced the idea now after an on-road conversion that ended not in Damascus, but at the ...
September 29, 2014(0)
Cisco Systems is investing $1 billion to help partners and customers speed adoption of its Intercloud Fabric technology. The investment is part of an expansion of the OpenStack-based interconnection technology to 30 new companies operating 250 datacenters in 50 countries, the networking giant said. The expanded list of datacenters would begin offering hybrid cloud services as Cisco begins shipping ...
September 25, 2014(0)
Rackspace Hosting has built two versions of its eponymous Private Cloud, the version of OpenStack that includes hardware and software that it either runs in its own facilities or plunks into your own datacenter and operates remotely. After nine months of crafting the third iteration of the Rackspace Private Cloud, Rackspace is ready to ship, and there are some ...
September 24, 2014(0)
Leveraging the “momentum” of its commercial platform-as-a-service, Red Hat says it is looking to expand its OpenShift Online service in Europe with a new hosting offering in Ireland. Red Hat is boasting rapid uptake of its OpenShift Online service since it was introduced in November 2011, including the launch of more than 2 million applications on the public PaaS. ...
September 23, 2014(0)
Verizon’s Enterprise Solutions unit is expanding connections to its private IP cloud interconnect service to include Amazon Web Services. Verizon’s Secure Cloud Interconnect (SCI) service currently works with Microsoft Azure and Verizon Cloud. The addition of AWS connections is intended to help clients manage a multi-cloud environment that enables better application performance, dynamic bandwidth application along with improved quality ...
September 22, 2014(0)
A new report by the august Harvard Business Review and its corporate sponsor Verizon sings the praises of early adoption of technologies like cloud computing as the quickest path to business success. More than half (57 percent) of 672 business and technology leaders surveyed by HBR’s Analytic Services unit said they viewed IT as an investment that drives growth ...
More articles