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What's the hell is going on behind these Clouds... Our technological concerns about Cloud Technical Architecture, High Scalability, Iaas Management, Private Paas (among others topics as VM Hypervisors, NoSQL...)
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Cloud providers can enable 'self-service' IT with a cloud portal

With a good Web-based cloud portal, cloud providers offer customers quick and easy 'self-service' for buying and provisioning IT services.
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Key ingredients for cloud portals, interesting article

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Nebula launches its OpenStack "system"

Nebula launches its OpenStack "system" | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
The long-promised Nebula One cloud system — with its controller appliance — is now available. That piece of hardware could distinguish Nebula from the rest of the OpenStack cloud crowd.
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Cloud providers CONSOLIDATION is indeed inevitable in regards to the multitude of OpenStack providers and other cloud providers using different technologies, such as OpenNebula...It would be nice to have from Gartner or The 451 Group an OpenStack provider cloud market mapping.

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Dynastack Announces Formal Launch Of Their OpenStack Powered Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud Ecosystems

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CLOUD & OpenStack

They say that Dynastack will enter the market as the world's second fully functional OpenStack Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud Provider and the "only", really (would love anyone's feedback on this), provider that is bundled with such a wide range of service offerings...

 

An early OpenStack Cloud Adopter..."the only platform that gave us the power and flexibility to realize our potential" says CTO Stephen Schuresko from Dynastack

 

"Considering the rapid growth and adoption of OpenStack cloud technology coupled with the disappointing market entry from other big names in the business, it appears Dynastack's investment will not be short lived nor forgotten anytime soon." must follow this long healthy living company.

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Why We Need Network Abstraction - Network Computing

Why We Need Network Abstraction - Network Computing | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
Highly virtualized data centers are exposing cracks in traditional network constructs such as VLANs. New approaches that abstract the physical network, including network overlays, are key to providing flexibility and scale.
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DevOps Is About Collaboration; NoOps Is About Automation | Forrester Blogs

DevOps Is About Collaboration; NoOps Is About Automation | Forrester Blogs | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
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All Published SPECvirt_sc2010 (Performance) Results

A list of SPECvirt_sc2010results published on the SPEC web site since the benchmark debuted in July 2010.
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OpenStack embraces ARM in latest cloud move

OpenStack embraces ARM in latest cloud move | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
A new ARM-based OpenStack cloud comes online this week, courtesy of HP, Calxeda and Canonical. The new "TryStack" facility gives developers who want to test out OpenStack clouds another flavor to try.
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Understanding PaaS Limitations | IT Briefcase

Understanding PaaS Limitations | IT Briefcase | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
By many accounts 2012 is the year Platform-as-a-Service goes mainstream. PaaS offerings from Heroku and Cloud Foundry are awash in positive press. Stories of progressive developers adopting and succeeding with PaaS are increasingly common.
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To hybrid cloud, or not to hybrid cloud?

To hybrid cloud, or not to hybrid cloud? | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
When online marketing firm Hubspot started in 2006, the company's IT needs were not very taxing, but they expanded quickly as the company realized success.
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PaaS Deployment Models | Cloud Computing Journal

PaaS Deployment Models | Cloud Computing Journal | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
At a very high, black and white level, I think two primary deployment styles permeate the landscape of PaaS today: contained and referential. I want to compare each approach, but before that, let me use a few words to describe each style.
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Averages, web performance data, and how your analytics product is lying to you  

Averages, web performance data, and how your analytics product is lying to you   | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
This guest post is written by Josh Fraser , co-founder and CEO of Torbit . Torbit creates tools...
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Design Guidelines for Cloud Computing | Cloud Computing Journal

Design Guidelines for Cloud Computing | Cloud Computing Journal | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
Cloud Computing...
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The Cloud Magic Rectangle (tm)

The Cloud Magic Rectangle (tm) | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
This isn't the counter argument to Gartner's Magic Quadrant (I think). Oh, and notice I am not even going into the "this is cloud, this is not cloud" type of discussions. How boring? World peace fo...
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Well presented this documentation on Cloud evolution

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Why OpenStack Matters - #DellSolves - #DellSolves - Dell Community

Why OpenStack Matters - #DellSolves - #DellSolves - Dell Community | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
The official #DellSolves service and support blog
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I like the interview he had with OpenStack board members and with many members of the cloud ecosystem, trying to represent various types of organizations, an ALTERNATIVE ECOSYSTEM to AMAZON as a public cloud and to VMware as a licensed internal cloud

 

TOTAL SCALIBILITY thanks to OpenStack Huge & Diverse Community

The real break through: 'when the cells functionality is there, and this will allow us to constructhierarchies of cells of compute resources'

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Rackspace - Commvault Simpana 10 Launch

Rackspace - Commvault Simpana 10 Launch | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
W. Curtis Preston interviews Steve Mills, CIO for Rackspace , at the Commvault Simpana 10 Launch.
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High Scalability - Gone Fishin': Tumblr Architecture - 15 Billion Page Views A Month And Harder To Scale Than Twitter

High Scalability - Gone Fishin': Tumblr Architecture - 15 Billion Page Views A Month And Harder To Scale Than Twitter | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
With over 15 billion page views a month Tumblr has become an insanely popular blogging platform...
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What’s Driving Hypervisor Diversity (Virtualization@IBM )

What’s Driving Hypervisor Diversity (Virtualization@IBM ) | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
Last month I blogged about the surprising level of hypervisor diversity that we’re seeing in use by customers – as shown by a report published by Gabriel Consulting and based on a survey of hundreds of IT professionals.
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AppFog - Polyglot Public/Private PaaS goes GA | The Virtualization Practice

AppFog - Polyglot Public/Private PaaS goes GA | The Virtualization Practice | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
AppFog (the company formerly known as PhpFog) has become the latest enthusiastic adopter of CloudFoundry to go to General Availability with a value-added implementation of the open source CloudFoundry.org stack.
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Forget Multiple Hypervisors - Network Computing

Forget Multiple Hypervisors - Network Computing | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
Multiple hypervisors in the data center may seem like a good idea: You get leverage during negotiations, and potentially avoid vendor lock-in. But dig deeper and the arguments begin to fall apart.
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How the cloud saved Kevin Mitnick from his own infamy

How the cloud saved Kevin Mitnick from his own infamy | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
For renowned computer hacker turned security consultant Kevin Mitnick, his online life is like one big playground game.
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How to Make Your Data Center ‘Cloud Ready’ | Cloud Computing Journal

How to Make Your Data Center ‘Cloud Ready’ | Cloud Computing Journal | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it

Two major takeaways extend from the desire to deliver IT as a service:
-The plan and design of the cloud solution is significantly more important than in legacy architectures. To realize maximum benefit, you need to plan properly to build a services-oriented framework that is highly reusable and extensible.
-For most organizations, cloud is best defined as the aspects that provide the biggest benefit to them. Clouds do not come in one-size-fits-all offerings. Rather, organizations apply the concepts and technologies to deliver maximum return to their business results. This is why you see Datalink frequently recommending that organizations "Own" "Your" Cloud.

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Node.js and PaaS: Changing the Development & Operations World | New Relic blog

Node.js and PaaS: Changing the Development & Operations World | New Relic blog | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
Adron Hall is back with another guest post. Today, he looks at how Node.js and PaaS our changing the role of DevOps.
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What is Platform as a Service (PaaS)? | Red Hat OpenShift Community

What is Platform as a Service (PaaS)? | Red Hat OpenShift Community | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it

It stands for platform-as-a-service. At a high-level, a PaaS helps organizations, specifically developers, realize the benefits of cloud computing by providing a fast and scalable way to host applications in the cloud.

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So You Want to Use Open Source Cloud for Your Web Application | Cloud Computing Journal

So You Want to Use Open Source Cloud for Your Web Application | Cloud Computing Journal | Behind the Cloud...[Technical approach] | Scoop.it
Cloud Computing...
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