Archive for the 'Amazon' Category

Amazon rolls out new Big Data solutions

October 3, 2016
Written by Ameed Taylor

Amazon recently rolled out a number of Big Data Solutions. The use cases for Big Data on AWS include clickstream analytics, fraud detection, recommendation engines and serverless computing.

Amazon has a number of services for real time Big Data Analytics including Kinesis Firehose, Kinesis Streams and Kinesis Analytics. These services complement the existing AWS Storage, Database and Internet of Things services.

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Review of The New Polymath

June 29, 2010
Written by Ameed Taylor

Vinnie Mirchandani’s new book; The New Polymath, is full of profiles and case studies that illustrate how the New Polymath’s within many industries are creating disruptive innovation to leapfrog their competition and introduce innovation to their respective industries and customers.

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IBM rolls out Beta Cloud to Developers

January 21, 2010
Written by Ameed Taylor

IBM last month rolled out its Beta Cloud to the general public. The Beta Cloud is IBM’s dynamically provisioned runtime environment that includes tools to develop and test application code on IBM software.

With this new offering on the market it will be interesting to see who dominates amongst Amazon, IBM, Rackspace, Microsoft Azure and Force.com as the environment of choice for Cloud development.

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OnDemand Speed Links 21 December 2009

December 21, 2009
Written by Ameed Taylor

E-Books in the Cloud
Will the use of the cloud for storage of E-Books  lead to even greater adoption of cloud storage in the coming years?

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Is BI Ready For The Cloud?

December 10, 2009
Written by Ameed Taylor

On Demand Business Intelligence has picked up traction in the past year as both SMB’s and their larger brethren turn to hosted BI solutions to deploy BI projects faster with less risk  and at lower cost. Initially reserved for analyzing excel files and for small departmental projects, BI in the cloud is now being utilized for extremely large data sets and data warehousing projects.

GoodData is one of the first firms to offer BI in the cloud and just recently won the Amazon Web Services Start-Up Challenge.  GoodData offers standard BI functionality and tools for Analytics, and Dashboard and Report creation but due to its Cloud architecture offers scalability and collaboration ability not available with on premise BI tools.

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V2 of Cloud Computing Use Cases Published

November 9, 2009
Written by Ameed Taylor

Version 2 of the  Computing Use Cases White Paper has just been published.  V2 of the Cloud Computing Use Cases focuses on developer roles and what is necessary for Open API’s to work with Cloud Computing.

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