Reader comments are listed below. Comments are currently closed and new comments are no longer being accepted. The Economist is right to point out the return to stability that the strenghtened Congress Party will be able to provide even if it is uncharitable about Dr Singh's contribution to its victory.
Whether you've heard of it or not, Platform as a Service, or PaaSis an emerging trend that is quickly giving way to thousands of mashups across the web and corporate Intranets. A new article in the E-Commerce Times entitled " The PaaS Era, Part 1: Everybody's Pounding Out Mashups " highlights the growth of mashups as web startups and established companies continue to open up their platforms to third party developers. Although SalesForce.
The presentation resulted in a spirited debate between several attorneys in the crowd. The conversation spilled over into happy hour and became even more interesting. So tech friends, please cut me some slack as I completely mangle proper terminology in order to try to explain this in plain English and of course if I get something wrong, shoot me a comment or email so I can correct — we attorneys need you on this one. Moreover, it does not really help to illuminate the legal aspects of cloud computing.
And we got the left overs on Monday! Yummy as every one of your cakes. Advantage of having a girl in the team
Apr 09, 88 min read. Ryan Slobojan. The 6th QCon and 3rd annual in London ran this past March with over participants, down slightly from the year before but still going strong considering the economic environment.
Virtualization has actually long been an enabler for network equipment vendors — not server virtualization, mind you, but network virtualization. The same goes in the security space. The disruption caused by server virtualization is only acting as an accelerant — pushing the limits of scale, redefining organizational and operational boundaries, and acting as a forcing function causing wholesale reconsideration of archetypal network and security topologies.
I will however point out that such systems can only have a detrimental affect on cloud computing which is heavily reliant on low latency, high bandwidth connections. Filtering systems are complex, orders of magnitude slower than dedicated network equipment, largely ineffective, easily circumvented and perhaps most importantly, prone to catastrophic failure. For many businesses, Internet connectivity is getting to be as important as other utilities like water, gas and electricity — without it they are completely paralysed.