2019/09/23: According to Arpit Joshipura, The Linux Foundation's general manager of networking, edge computing will overtake cloud computing by 2025.
2018/12/13: top customers want to move their corporate data "across multiple cloud environments with no lock-in." That means a hybrid cloud.
A hybrid cloud is one that runs simultaneously on a public and private cloud. Historically, that's been done with three models: Hybrid-cloud management software such as HPE Helion; vendor-native hybrid cloud platforms, such as Microsoft with Azure and Azure Stack; and Platforms-as-a-Service (PaaS) clouds, including Cloud Foundry, which can bridge over Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) clouds.
There are places for each of these approaches, but the first two tend to be difficult to deploy. The PaaS model is easier... if you want to run a PaaS.
Ubos, which translates to "You are the boss", is a platform to help intermediately skilled users set up a home server and deploy web apps on it in a most automated way. Ubos puts you in the driver seat without knowing the details of the motor. On the other hand, it does not keep you Continue reading...
No one in the intelligence community wants to face another leak. With NSA's widespread adoption of cloud computing, the spy agency may not have to.
Two years ago, comic book writer Brian Vaughan and comic book artist Marcos Martin teamed up for a 10-volume series called The Private Eye, about a future in which society has abandoned the Internet due to "the Cloud" bursting. It's the year 2076, sixty years after everyone's secrets spilled out into the open, and no one wants to own a smartphone or commit anything to collective digital memory. The graphic novel's hero is a journalist who has to solve a murder (while deprived of the power of Googling) and thwart an evil TV executive. (Without Internet, television is thriving of course.)
Nick Hardiman argues that the problem with Linux is that multi-purpose distros, which are great for cloud computing jobs, are making the server OS fat.
We've been listening to your feedback, and we're happy to say that we now offer support for importing all three major ODF (Open) file formats: .odt file... - Google Drive - Google+
Contrary to what some law enforcement officials are suggesting, default encryption now on mobile operating systems won't prevent them from solving crimes.
Commercial cloud storage services such as Amazon S3 and Google Cloud Storage offer highly available, scalable, infinite-capacity object store at affordable costs. To accelerate wide adoption of their cloud offerings, these providers are fostering rich developer ecosystems around their products based on well-defined APIs and SDKs. Cloud-backed file systems are one popular by-product of such Continue reading...
Cloud" is a lovely, fluffy, comforting word. Is that why we trust it more than saying we're storing our data on "someone else's computer"?
You may have heard the new buzz word "Cloud Operating System" a few times in the last few months. The term gained prominence when Cloudius Systems launched OSv at LinuxCon in September. Many people working on OSv - namely Glauber Costa, Pekka Enberg, Avi Kivity and Christoph Hellwig - are well known in the Linux community, due to their role in creating KVM. But the concept of a cloud operating system isn't new.
Google Drive is a cloud storage provided by Google, which allows file sync, file sharing and collaborative editing. As of this writing, Google offers Google Drive client software on multiple platforms: Windows, Mac OS X, Android and iOS. Notably, however, the official Linux client for Google Drive is still missing. So if you want to Continue reading...
Have you ever heard someone talking extensively about Cloud Computing or generally Clouds? and have you ever noticed the fact many people (even the ones who present themselves as experts) don't really understand what a Cloud is at all? That happened to me multiple times and one of the most common misunderstandings is many see the Cloud as something being on the internet. Many companies add a little logo representing a cloud on their frontpage and without a single change on their infrastructure (but surely with a price increment) they start calling their products as being on the Cloud.
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<p>In a Nov. 30 op-ed in Technology Review, Harvard Law School Professor Jonathan Zittrain discusses the consequences of the rise of mobile devices and the shift in power from the end user and software developers to operating system vendors.</p>
It looks probable that Facebook has snapped up Gowalla, or is in the process of doing so. So what does that mean to us?