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Comparing Amazon EC2’s C3 and C4 Families

Amazon is making efforts to provide highly predictable performance outputs and to match its C4 family’s price-performance with that of its earlier generation C3 family.

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Case Study 3 - FarmVille, CastVille, Etc.; The Infrastructure Behind Social Game

  • What infrastructure components are most critical for Zynga?

Zynga requires a cloud infrastructure that will keep with the changes in the game and also be solid and reliable. 345 more words


For retailers the buy-or-build cloud decision looms large

If you need proof that cloud deployment stories can touch off religious disputes, my recent report about @Walmartlabs deploying 100K cores of OpenStack to run the retail giant’s e-commerce operations is Exhibit A. 808 more words

Sooooo, what's new with HP's cloud strategy?

Look! Hewlett-Packard is doing something with Eucalyptus after all, at least according to a new web page touting HP Helion Eucalyptus, the “Open. Agile. Secure AWS-compatible private cloud.” 161 more words

Coolan lets companies pool and analyze hardware data

A common dilemma facing many companies that have a ton of gear in their data centers is having to figure out which hardware appliance is causing bottlenecks that may cause downtime and customer outrage. 725 more words

Choosing the right service provider is key for cloud infrastructure outsourcing

Successful infrastructure outsourcing depends greatly on selecting an adaptable, flexible service provider that can offer a broad range of services.

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ScienceLogic lands $43M to monitor the hybrid cloud

IT monitoring-specialist ScienceLogic just landed $43 million in a Series D funding round, which will give it more resources as it continues to advocate for the… 327 more words