OnApp and Flexiant both want to help legacy hosts and telcos find their niche in the cloud, but they offer significantly different paths. The two firms will debate their strategies at Structure:Europe next month.
In software development, adoption of devops practices is a given, at least in startups. The same should be true in legacy shops as well.
It’s natural to hear all the hype about big data and sense a bubble is forming, but the speakers at this year’s Structure: Europe conference have proven it’s for real — and they know how to make it happen.
The London-based cloud outfit plans to offer infrastructure in all major European countries — both to set potential customers’ minds at ease over data protection issues, and to offer low latency.
10gen has added some new features to its MongoDB connector for Hadoop, including support for Hive and the ability to backup MongoDB files in HDFS.
Securing the cloud is like trying to secure a long border — one that’s porous and has many potential weak links. When it comes to the cloud, startup SecludIT tries to patch one of those weak spots.
An earlier ITIF estimate that NSA-gate could cost U.S. cloud companies $35B over three years is far too limited an assessment, says Forrester Research analyst James Staten.
It’s pretty worrying when a hacker can take over a baby monitor and start yelling obscenities at an infant girl. But the incident provides a taste of the future if makers of connected devices don’t think security-first.
Apple CEO Tim Cook, internet visionary Vint Cerf and others met with President Obama behind closed doors Thursday. No one’s talking, but we can bet one topic was PRISM and its negative impact on U.S. cloud businesses.
Exclusive: Startup sees the need for New Relic-type performance management at the all-important database layer.