Category Archives: Cloud

Best little diagram to illustrate different flavours of Cloud Computing.

Stumbled across this little diagram today illustrating the basic differences between the three main flavours of Cloud Computing: IaaS – Infrastructure as a Service PaaS – Platform as a Service SaaS – Software as a Service Advertisements

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Microsoft and Oracle join forces in Cloud… threatened by Amazon Web Services much?

Interesting announcement on Monday…https://blogs.oracle.com/cloud/entry/oracle_and_microsoft_join_forces   http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240186800/Oracle-offers-enterprise-software-on-Azure-and-Hyper-V  http://searchoracle.techtarget.com/news/2240186788/Diving-into-the-Oracle-Microsoft-cloud-computing-deal   Looks like Microsoft and Oracle have maybe woken up and realised that Amazon Web Services platform is a real threat…  http://www.businessinsider.com/morgan-stanley-predicts-more-aws-dominance-2013-5   http://blogs.barrons.com/techtraderdaily/2013/05/29/amazons-web-services-threatens-almost-all-it-says-morgan-stanley/

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The all new Microsoft Azure looks amazing!

http://www.meetwindowsazure.com/Conversations http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/

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Computer Weekly very focused on cloud tech this week…

Energy firm scales IT through AWS Government invites bids for G-Cloud Government Cloud aims to change outrageously expensive public sector CIA Tech Chief says cloud is more secure Want to start focusing on your app more than the infrastructure? If … Continue reading

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Can’t get iOS to download…

Grrrr…. Managed to get iPad updated this morning. Still got phone to do. Not one app update or firmware update actually managed to complete tonight cos Apple’s servers are so busy… Apple’s web guys clearly haven’t come across the concepts … Continue reading

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Microsoft ‘gets serious’ with Windows Phone 7 tools

  ‘KIN ‘ell, we’re back! Microsoft has released final beta tools for building Windows Phone 7 applications and said it’s time to get serious ahead of this October’s launch.… Microsoft ‘gets serious’ with Windows Phone 7 tools

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Windows Phone 7 Embraces the Microsoft Cloud

  Microsoft this morning shared additional details of its upcoming new mobile platform, Windows Phone 7, focusing on service and entertainment connectivity. As part of the keynote address during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, D.C. Andy Lees, senior … Continue reading

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