When I left HP for Oracle, in the summer of 2007, a friend made the
argument that Cloud Computing (I think we were still saying “Utility
0 replies - 2755 views - 12/07/09 by William Vambenepe in News
Things are heating up in the DMTF Cloud incubator. Back in September, VMWare submitted its vCloud API (or rather a “reader’s digest” version of it) to...
0 replies - 3206 views - 11/25/09 by William Vambenepe in News
The potential user impact of changes (e.g. patches or config
changes) made on the Cloud infrastructure (by the Cloud provider) is a
sore point in the Cloud...
0 replies - 3854 views - 10/15/09 by William Vambenepe in News
I don’t know anyone in Silicon Valley who can code and doesn’t
fantasize about writing an accidental killer app. One that gets
designed during a long...
0 replies - 2358 views - 10/05/09 by William Vambenepe in News
Encouraged by hypervisor vendors, the confusion between
virtualization and Cloud Computing is rampant. In the industry, the
term “virtualization” (and...
0 replies - 2234 views - 09/29/09 by William Vambenepe in News
Have you developed “Cloud API fatigue” from seeing too many IaaS
“Cloud APIs” lately? Are you starting to wonder how many different ways
0 replies - 2551 views - 09/16/09 by William Vambenepe in News
Cloud development toolkits like Libcloud (for Python) and jcloud
(for Java) have been around for some time, but over the last two months
they have been...
0 replies - 2370 views - 09/15/09 by William Vambenepe in News
What happened to the separation between the model and the protocol
in management APIs? For all the arguments we had in the design of WSDM and...
0 replies - 1356 views - 09/09/09 by William Vambenepe in News
VMWare published its vCloud API yesterday (it was previously only available to a few partners) and submitted it to the DMTF, as had been previously announced....
0 replies - 1974 views - 09/04/09 by William Vambenepe in News
Drip drip drip… Is this the sound of your cloud leaking?
It can happen in different ways. See for example this recent research paper, titled “Hey, You,...
0 replies - 2548 views - 09/03/09 by William Vambenepe in News
I am late to the party for commenting on the upstream and
downstream acquisitions involving SpringSource. I was away on
vacations, but Rod Johnson...
0 replies - 2514 views - 08/27/09 by William Vambenepe in News
In this entry I compare four public Cloud APIs (AWS EC2, GoGrid,
Rackspace and Sun Cloud) to see what practical benefits REST provides
1 replies - 3750 views - 07/20/09 by William Vambenepe in News
A lot of attention has been focused on technical standards for Cloud computing, especially over the last month (e.g. DMTF incubator announcement).
1 replies - 2457 views - 05/27/09 by William Vambenepe in News
You can call it a “Cloud operating system”, an “adaptive
infrastructure framework” or simply “IT management middleware” (my
vote) as you prefer....
0 replies - 1554 views - 05/22/09 by William Vambenepe in News
SpringSource’s Rod Johnson tells us today that his company just bought Hyperic. The press release
is a bit more specific, announcing that SpringSource...
0 replies - 1886 views - 05/05/09 by Masoud Kalali in News