OnDemand Speed Links 28 April 2009

Are Cloud Computing Security Standards More Than an Afterthought? Good Article on CIO.com that talks about the nascent efforts on developing cloud computing security standards. What is Cloud Computing ?? What ISN’T cloud computing?? If you can skip past the marketing in the article,you will find one of the better definitions of Cloud Computing. Enterprise […]

Appirio Professional Service Essentials On Force.com

San Mateo, CA based Appirio provides strategy, implementation and education services along with its core On-Demand applications that help enterprises accelerate their adoption of cloud based applications. Founded in 2006, Appirio is one of the fastest growing Google and Saleforce.com partners and has over 2000 customers in a number of vertical industries. One of key […]

Amazon Elastic MapReduce Beta Launched

Amazon Web Services today announced the public beta of its newest addition to its web services portfolio; Amazon Elastic MapReduce. Elastic MapReduce is a web service that allows researchers, analysts and businesses to process and analyze data using a hosted Apache Hadoop “data processing engine” that runs on Amazon S3 and Amazon EC2. Much like […]