Cloud Computing


AWS Bends on Upfront Reserved Instances Payments

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. this week introduced two new payment options for its EC2 Reserved Instances service.

Rocket Containers, an Alternative to Docker, Blasts Off

CoreOS, in announcing the move, says that Docker has lost sight of its core mission of providing simple application containers.

Survey: OpenStack Dominates Open Source Cloud

CloudStack and Eucalyptus have lost significant market share in the last two years.

'Open Source' May Not Mean What You Think It Means

Although inconceivable to some, open source may be a weakness rather than a strength.

Update of Open Shift PaaS Released by Red Hat

The company calls it "a unified development and operations experience."

AWS Expands Partner Program Benefits

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. announced a raft of enhancements to its AWS Partner Network (APN) during last week's re:Invent conference in Las Vegas.

AWS Pledges To Run Entirely on Renewable Energy

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. recently joined tech giants like Google Inc. and Apple Inc. in promising to run its datacenters solely on renewable energy.

Alert Logic Cloud Defender

An intriguing product in a crowded field; but it doesn't replace a company doing its own due diligence.

Survey: Data Backup Still Lagging

Respondents expect the cloud to hold most of the industry's data within five years.

VMware Dangles $1,000 Carrot for vCloud Air

The company rolls out a "grand" strategy to draw customers to its hybrid cloud platform.

Disaster Recovery With OneCloud

Backup to Amazon Web Services is good; but what if you use another cloud provider?

The 'Internet of Things' Set to Explode

Several analyst firms are predicting industry disruption, starting as early as 2015.

Amazon Launches Docker Container Service and 'AWS Lambda'

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. unveiled the Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS) with Docker support on Thursday.

AWS Unveils 'Aurora' Database Engine, Other New Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. on Wednesday announced a number of new services during the opening keynote of its third-annual re:Invent conference, taking place this week in Las Vegas.

CompTIA: More than 90 Percent of Businesses Using Cloud

As companies go deeper into the cloud, the more difficult integration becomes, the study also finds.

AWS Launches New Cert for DevOps Engineers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. on Thursday introduced a new DevOps certification for IT pros.

Midokura Open Sources Software-Defined Networking Product

MidoNet is used chiefly for SDN on the OpenStack cloud platform.

Big Data Infrastructure Decisions: Data in Motion vs. Data at Rest

The best solution depends on what your data is doing.

IDC: Public Cloud Spending to Hit $127 Billion by 2018

That represents a six-fold increase over 2014 sales.

Linux Distributors Are All Over the Cloud

Red Hat and SUSE fight to be King of the Hill for cloud services.

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