Amazon EC2

OnDemand Speed Links 21 April 2011

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. Key differences between Social Business and Social Media Social Media Club readers have posted Read more…

By Ameed Taylor, ago
Amazon

OnDemand Speed Links 21 December 2009

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? Enterprise 2.0 year in Review Dion Hincliffe posts an insightful review of Enterprise 2.0 in 2009. Practical SOA Applications Joe McKendrick has compiled 17 examples Read more…

By Ameed Taylor, ago
Amazon

OnDemand Speed Links 28 October 2009

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. Cloud Wars Begin Amazon also announced a Read more…

By Ameed Taylor, ago
Amazon EC2

Consoles, Management Tools and Brokers

The web interfaces of cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) have consistently lagged behind third-party consoles in both user experience and functionality. Third party consoles supported rich meta-data around AWS resources in addition to  integrating CloudWatch and CloudFront support long before the AWS console. The initial lack of 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