The annual report of research firm Gartner the market for IaaS cloud computing shows that no clear leader (Amazon Web Services) and someone who clearly defies (Microsoft Azure). And then there are all the others. The market is dominated by only a few suppliers, especially by Amazon Web Services, but also [...]Continue Reading →
Some departments in your company do not need cloud computing resources to carry high-performance tasks, right? Because Google has just formatted a service plan for such demands. Google launched Preemptible Virtual Machine, a new cloud service that allows to use computing resources at low costs. The offer is suitable for workloads [...]Continue Reading →
To meet the needs of companies for intensive treatment of very large volumes of data, Amazon Web Services announced new instances called D2 based on the Elastic Compute Cloud infrastructure (EC2) and intending to process very large volumes of data through additional computing power.
Amazon said that “with enhanced networking and [...]Continue Reading →
It is not a surprise: Amazon Web Services (AWS) remain by far the most used public cloud worldwide. According to the latest RightScale 2015 State of the Cloud Report, the penetration rate still rose by three points in twelve months, from 54% in 2014 to 57% in 2015.
But, again according [...]Continue Reading →
Is it realistic now to run in the cloud all applications required by a business? Most cloud computing providers use of cloud computing elements in a hybrid combination of public and private cloud to lure customers in 2014.
Apart from the discussion on the management, control, governance and the ecosystem within the [...]Continue Reading →
Amazon Web Services (AWS) wants to attract more developers to its cloud platform. On the occasion of the event “AWS re: Invent 2014” which takes place in Las Vegas, the company introduced several new services for developers.
The important services that Amazon announced is called AWS Lambda, which is a computing [...]Continue Reading →
Google does not skimp on how to attract start-ups on its cloud platform. Recently, the search gaint announced the “Google Cloud Platform for Startups” that offers young people grows by offering $100,000 credit for one year to host all types of tools and services on the cloud development platform from Google.
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After a month of testing, Amazon has announced that Zocalo, the service to store and share online documents, is now available worldwide for all customers of Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Amazon announced the Zocalo service in July, the service is designed especially for corporate customers that want to save the data [...]Continue Reading →
Microsoft and IBM are gaining momentum in the market for cloud infrastructure services and pressuring beating Google and Amazon, according to a new study. While Amazon, the market leader in cloud, maintained its position. But Amazon market share is not larger now than its four closest competitors combined, said a report from [...]Continue Reading →
Being application developer is not always the most exciting job. Especially when you have to devote time to implement functions or personally identify data analysis. To make life earier for mobile developers, Amazon Web Services introduced several new features that allow software developers to create and deploy mobile applications and expand [...]Continue Reading →
Among the flurry of news announced during the WWDC event by Apple as part of its annual developer conference, there were over a very interesting announcement made by Apple in the cloud in a way that sounds very similar to Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services.
Apple introduced CloudKit, a [...]Continue Reading →
Each year, Gartner Magic Quadrant establishes its intended public cloud providers, examining the top 15 players in the market, and subsequently classifies according to their understanding of market needs and their capacity to answer customers need. This year, Gartner has released its study of Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution [...]Continue Reading →
How companies are adopting cloud computing and how they are addressing the changes that it entails in the management of IT resources? RightScale tries to find the answers in its RightScale 2014 State of the Cloud Survey.
The survey results found that cloud adoption is picking up steam as enterprises increase [...]Continue Reading →
The popularity of Amazon S3 and Amazon EBS has grown to record levels and continues to grow at a very rapid pace. During the last four years, the object stored on Amazon’s S3 servers increased from 262 million to over two trillion.
With the increase in the scale of storage, Amazon [...]Continue Reading →
A leader such as Amazon, which sat with appropriate services (e.g. AWS or S3) in time standards in the cloud, is constantly under attack. Google entered the cloud business with Google Compute Engine and then Microsoft is aggressively highlighting its Azure cloud platform.
A new cloud offering is [...]Continue Reading →
The former arch enemies Microsoft and Oracle join forces in a new partnership in the field of cloud computing. The partnership will enhance the compatibility of certain Oracle software (including Java, WebLogic Server and Oracle Database) with the Microsoft Windows Azure or Windows Server Hyper-V platform.
Did an Alliance Become Necessary? [...]Continue Reading →