Cloud Computing

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 Read more…

By Ameed Taylor, ago
Amazon

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 Read more…

By Ameed Taylor, ago