Tag: public cloud
Rackspace is now the largest OpenStack-based public cloud in the world. After a four-month beta period, Rackspace began using the open source cloud management platform OpenStack, which it cofounded with NASA, to power its extensive public cloud infrastructure. The move occurs just weeks after OpenStack celebrated its second birthday.
The Uptime Institute has released its second annual datacenter survey. The data confirmed a number of long held observations regarding cloud computing, but also uncovered a few surprising results.
Amazon suffers a double whammy during the month of June. Netflix, Pinterest, Instagram and others were affected by the disruptions.
In an interview at ODCA’s Forecast 2012 in New York City, Curt Aubley, the VP & CTO of Cyber Security & NexGen Innovation at Lockheed Martin, as well as the Open Data Center Alliance president, explained that moving the market forward with open solutions enables Lockheed to have more options, avoid lock-in and get the benefits of new technologies so that they can move faster in a more affordable fashion.
During their decade-long partnership, HP has helped digital moviemakers at DreamWorks create such blockbuster animated features as Toy Story, Shrek and Kung Fu Panda.
The case for utility supercomputing just got a lot bigger, literally. Cycle Computing has created a 50,000-core virtual supercomputer to assist in the development of novel drug compounds for cancer research.
Computer technology giant Hewlett-Packard is on track to launch a major cloud computing service in the next two months.
The Microsoft Windows Azure cloud experienced a serious outage early Wednesday morning (Greenwich Time), preventing some customers from accessing data and applications.
Windows developers will now have access to the same free resources on AWS as Linux developers.
In addition to benefiting a host of industrial and formal research workloads, cloud computing is proving to be an invaluable tool for university students. By developing Master Thesis projects related to this technology, students can complement their standard education and perhaps even create the next scientific breakthrough or successful software startup in the process. What follows is a showcasing of the work done by a group of students at the Complutense University of Madrid.