Monday, October 27, 2008

Cloud Computing Show #5

Here is The Cloud Computing Show - Episode 5

Today on the Show
Gary Orenstein, Host, The Cloud Computing Show
Michael Crandell, CEO, RightScale

Industry discussion|News/Headlines

Amazon Headlines
Here's what's happening today (Source: AWS blog)
* Amazon EC2 is now in full production. The beta label is gone.
* There's now an SLA (Service Level Agreement) for EC2.
* Microsoft Windows is now available in beta form on EC2.
* Microsoft SQL Server is now available in beta form on EC2.
* We plan to release an interactive AWS management console.
* We plan to release new load balancing, automatic scaling, and cloud monitoring services

Rackspace Aquisitions
Source: TechCrunch: Web hosting provider Rackspace has acquired JungleDisk, an online backup service, and Virtual Machine provider Slicehost in a deal designed to help bolster its offerings against top competitor Amazon Web Services.
Coverage of SD Forum Cloud Computing Symposium

James Staten : "Interestingly, he pooh-poohed one trend forecast as being high-potential for clouds: internal clouds. Essentially, he believes that enterprises cannot create internal clouds that will be cost competitive with external clouds and therefore will ultimately fail. However, he forecast a bright future for virtual private clouds (akin to VPNs) which will carve out sections of a public cloud and provide cloud services overlaid with enterprise-appropriate security, namespace, and isolation."
Discussion: Are internal clouds doomed?

IDC's New Forecast
Based on a survey of IT executives, CIOs and other business leaders, IDC said Monday that it expects spending on IT cloud services to reach US$42 billion by 2012, a growth of threefold that will in part be bolstered by the current economic crisis that began in the U.S. and is spreading around the world.
Discussion: is market size still a concern?

Guest Q and A with Michael Crandell, CEO, RightScale

Cloud Tips

Thoughts on consumer and business facing services, applications, companies.
Michael: RightScale :), EchoSign (E-Signatures and Signature Automation)
Gary: Basecamp (Project Management, Collaboration, and Task Software)

Enjoy the show!


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