|By CloudCommons 2012||
|November 8, 2012 11:07 AM EST||
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Netflix announced that it has released the code for its Edda tool which allows for rapid querying and reporting on Amazon Web Services resources, according to this GigaOM article. The open source code is now available on Github.
Australian scientists are using Google’s cloud to deliver maps, tools, and data about the Australian landscape to land managers, according to this Farm Weekly article. Users will have access to a vegetation monitoring tool which will allow them to look at the health of the landscape and monitor risks such as pests, diseases, and fire.
Microsoft announced that they have signed a licensing pact with 21 Vianet, an Internet data center services provider in China, which will now offer Windows Azure services, according to the GigaOM article. Forrester research predicts that the Chinese cloud market will be worth $3.8 billion by 2020.
Gartner Report: Hype Cycle for Big Data, 2012
Big data is one of the most hyped terms in the market today. The first Big Data Hype Cycle helps enterprises develop strategies to address the growing business need for insight from datasets of increasing volume, velocity and variety. You can read the full report compliments of Smart Enterprise.
By Jacob Lamm, CA Technologies
Cloud computing has been written about extensively. Yet just when you thought that everything you wanted to know about clouds has been covered, along comes a new book by Marv Waschke suggesting that you look at cloud computing from another angle. Standards anyone? In "Cloud Standards: Agreements That Hold Together Clouds," Waschke argues that without the standards that keep all of its component technologies from varied sources working together, cloud computing as we know it today would not be possible.
Add to that, without standards, innovation in the cloud would not be possible-or at a minimum would be severely hampered. Read the full article.
Which apps should you move to the cloud? In this Forrester blog, James Staten reveals that asking which legacy apps should be moved to the cloud is the wrong question for companies looking to get started with cloud computing. Instead, companies should be focusing on starting their cloud adoption efforts with new capabilities, as moving legacy applications may be too expensive and aren’t built to take full advantage of the cloud.
Is big data changing the way politics work? In this Huffington Post blog, Keya Dannenbaum details how big data is changing the game of politics by giving politicians and campaign volunteers access to voter data in order to personalize campaign outreach.
Will Sandy’s impact cause MSPs to rethink their cloud strategy? In this MSPmentor blog, Jessica Davis discusses how the cloud is only good if you can access your data – and environmental disasters that cause power outages may mean you can’t keep your business running.
At the Cloud Channel Summit this week, channel partners gathered to learn from cloud veterans about the various ways they can build their cloud business. This CRN article outlines some of ways in which partners can expect to grow their cloud business.
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