Amazon EC2 suffers significant outage on April 21 Amazon’s challenges with getting all services back online following an outage in its US-East region is already becoming a hot topic for debate in the Cloud Computing Industry.
The recently concluded 2011 SXSW Interactive had no shortage of startups launching in the Social Business space. 6 of the firms that should make a splash after SXSW with their Social Business applications include: SpeakerMeter records audience Social Media reactions and feedback for presenters. Originally designed for use by conference speakers the SpeakerMeter team envision […]
IBM launches its 3 day Social Business Jam on 8 February 2011. The Social Business Jam is a online business social media brainstorming event along the lines of IBM’s Innovation Jam and is one of a series of Jam Events that IBM sponsors throughout the year.
Marc Benioff unveiled Salesforce.com’s Chatter application on the opening day of the firm’s annual DreamForce conference in Moscone Center In San Francisco.
Amazon Launches Relational Database Service Amazon this week launched its Relational Database Service.(RDS) Amazon RDS is a MYSQL 5.1 database offering that will compete directly with Joyent’s recently announced MySQL Accelerator and indirectly (but not at an enterprise level) with Microsoft SQL Azure.
Microsoft has recently made a strong push into consolidating mind share amongst Cloud Developers with a relaunched Windows Azure Platform developer portal and targeted adverts on LinkedIn and other social networking sites. Microsoft technical strategist Steve Marx outlines the Windows Azure Platform for developers in the following video.