Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Cloud computing topics centered on cloud strategies, cloud economics, cloud security, and cloud integration are discussed based on the NIST definition of cloud computing. Service models of IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS are covered along with the 5 characteristics of cloud computing. Additionally, the deployment models public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud are covered along with community clouds and government clouds.

Data Warehouse Design Best Practices

Author Introduction: Jennifer Marsh is a software developer, programmer and technology writer and occasionally blogs for Rackspace Hosting. Data warehousing is an expensive project with high costs and a great return on investment — if executed properly. Data warehousing isn’t for the … Continue reading

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Review Your 2013 Web Hosting Strategy

The new year is still new making it a great time review your current web hosting strategy. Speaking of review, remember when millions of website owners were mystified by the non-appearance of their websites back in September 10 of 2012 … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing in Higher Education

Author Introduction: Bob Burke is president of FolderWave, Inc., a cloud-based company offering products and services designed to significantly improve complex, high-volume time-dependent process and data management operations in many operational areas in higher education.  Bob can be reached at bob@folderwave.com. The … Continue reading

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GoDaddy DNS Outage

The GoDaddy DNS outage which began earlier today will likely be hijacked by Chicken Little as further proof the cloud computing sky is falling. For those of you not yet aware of the issue, which is probably a good thing, … Continue reading

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User Experience and Other Thoughts

During these last two weeks I have been focusing on some new client needs and fixing the blog’s user experience while taking a bit of a vacation from writing. I have used this time to get caught up on some … Continue reading

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Amazon EC2 Goes Down: Start the Cloud Fears

The big storms yesterday in the eastern part of the country took down part of Amazon EC2 cloud services in Virginia due to the power outages. The Amazon EC2 outage of course had a cascading effect on customers including some … Continue reading

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The Coming Data Crisis

Guest post by Eric Greenwood, editor for OnlineStorage.org. The Coming Data Crisis For the past decade or so, our technology has been doing a decent job with keeping up with our computing needs. While storage space once came at a … Continue reading

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