The cloud computing wars have forgotten the enterprise

At this week’s Oracle OpenWorld conference, Oracle chairman Larry Ellison announced his company’s new autonomous database product. However, Larry being Larry, he took several minutes to disparage Amazon Web Services, especially its Redshift database technology. AWS dominates the cloud market. Now that Oracle is fully committed to gunning for the exploding cloud marketplace, AWS stands […] Read more »

What’s the difference between mobile cloud computing and cloud computing?

Question by berniefro: What’s the difference between mobile cloud computing and cloud computing? Hi, other than the clients for mobile cloud computing are cell phones and the clients for cloud computing are computers, what are the main differences between the two? Thanks, Bernie Best answer: Know better? Leave your own answer in the comments! Read more »

Cloud Computing in 90 Seconds!

Curious about cloud computing? Learn about it — in just 90 seconds! This computing breakthrough is just one of the many big ideas explored in “The Big Idea: How Breakthroughs of the Past Shape the Future,” a new book from National Geographic. From the Pythagorean theorem to DNA’s double helix, from the discovery of microscopic […] Read more »

European Technology Leaders Summit: Cloud Computing

This session focuses on ‘the cloud’ and its benefits such as ease of access, removal of geographic boundaries and increased business intelligence. The risks involved with cloud computing such as global security, privacy and also local versus global regulation on data sharing will also be explored. Moderator Mark O’Conor Partner DLA Piper Panelists Paul Daugherty […] Read more »

What is Cloud Computing?

Traditional business applications and platforms are too complicated and expensive. They need a data center, a complex software stack and a team of experts to run them. This short video explains what Cloud Computing is and why it’s faster, lower cost and doesn’t eat up your valuable IT resources. Learn more about Cloud Computing at […] Read more »

Do you agree with the statement that the Web was the first Cloud Computing Platform?

Question by bleuflamenco: Do you agree with the statement that the Web was the first Cloud Computing Platform? Or am I missing something? As I see it, web sites were the first distributed, scalable, highly customizable platform on the internet. Email and stuff like IRC and FTP were huge, but they aren’t really platforms upon […] Read more »