Archive for April 2009

Deploying a Web Server on Amazon EC2

Want to learn more about Setting Up Web Servers on Amazon EC2? Subscribe to OnDemand Beat today and be sure to check out the OnDemand Beat Amazon EC2 Resource Page. Detailed tutorial on setting up and deploying a web server on Amazon EC2.

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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…

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Inside VMware’s vSphere Launch

VMware this week officially launched vSphere v4 at its headquarters in Palo Alto. vSphere is the long awaited 64 bit successor to VMware’s ESX line of virtualization solutions. Written to take advantage of the Intel Xeon 5500 “Nehalem” chipset; vSphere has about 150 new features compared to ESX. vSphere has an incredible (in my opinion)…

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Review of Dot.Cloud: The 21st Century Business Platform

  Peter Fingar’s New Book; Dot.Cloud, looks at the current Cloud Computing landscape and and what it all means for business in the future. Dot.Cloud is not a technical “how to” for companies interested in creating Cloud applications and solutions but is a business book that firms can utilize to make informed decisions about how best to…

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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…

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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…

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