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Amazon AWS builds a data center in Germany: Nice idea!

By on June 7, 2014 in Cloud Computing with 1 Comment
Amazon AWS builds a data center in Germany: Nice idea!

The Amazon Web Services will open a new cloud region targeting the German market by establishing a data center in Germany (Frankfurt). But is this so exciting for German companies? Amazon AWS to touch down in Germany Apparently, Amazon AWS has recognized the importance of the German market and the concerns of German companies. Crisp […]

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Analyst Report: Amazon AWS vs. Microsoft Azure

By on May 31, 2014 in Cloud Computing with 0 Comments
Analyst Report: Amazon AWS vs. Microsoft Azure

After Microsoft needed to fight against vendors like Novell, Oracle, IBM or HP for on-premise market shares in the last decades, with the Amazon Web Services a new giant has been established in the public cloud, who puts out feelers to the enterprise customer. A market which predominantly is dominated by Microsoft and which reveals […]

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Eucalyptus Cloud 3.3 approaches more and more to Amazon AWS and integrates open source tools from Netflix

By on April 29, 2013 in Analysis with 0 Comments

I already had written about it, after Netflix announced they will provide some of their tools as open source. Now it happened. In its new 3.3 release Eucalyptus has integrated exactly these Netflix tools and offers more functionality for the first time in terms of availability and management for applications within a private cloud infrastructure. […]

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) may use Eucalyptus to build CIAs private cloud

By on April 4, 2013 in Comment with 0 Comments

More and more rumors appear that Amazon is building a private cloud for the CIA for espionage activities. The first question that arises here is why for an intelligence? Second, why Amazon AWS as a public cloud provider, because they are a service provider and not a software company. But, if we think a little […]

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Amazon Web Services suffered a 20-hour outage over Christmas

By on December 27, 2012 in Management @en with 0 Comments

After a rather bumpy 2012 with some heavy outages the cloud infrastructure of the Amazon Web Services again experienced some problems over Christmas. During a 20 hour outage several big customers were affected, including Netflix and Heroku. This time the main problem was Amazons Elastic Load Balancer (ELB). We’re currently investigating issues relating to ELB […]

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Lessons learned: Amazon EBS is the error-prone backbone of AWS

By on December 20, 2012 in Analysis with 0 Comments

In a blog article awe.sm writes about their own experiences using the Amazon Web Services. Beside the good things of the cloud infrastructure for them and other startups you can also derived from the context that Amazon EBS is the single point of failure in Amazon’s infrastructure. Problems with Amazon EC2 awe.sm criticized Amazon EC2’s […]

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