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Windows Azure Infrastructure Services – Microsoft is not yet on par with Amazon AWS

By on April 22, 2013 in Cloud Computing with 0 Comments

That Microsoft, as one of the world’s leading IT companies eventually have to fight with an “online store” and a “search engine” for market share, probably, no one ever dared to dream in Redmond. But that is the reality. Amazon and its Amazon Web Services (AWS) are the engine of innovation in the cloud computing […]

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AWS OpsWorks: More PaaS functionality in Amazon’s cloud portfolio

By on February 19, 2013 in Cloud Computing with 0 Comments

Correctly, we name the Amazon Web Services (AWS) as an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS). AWS Elastic Beanstalk splits the stock, whether the service should be counted as a platform-as-a-service (PaaS). Anyway, AWS provides various PaaS functionality in its cloud portfolio for some time and extends it now with AWS OpsWorks (still in beta). What is AWS OpsWorks? […]

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Disgusting: Amazon treats people like virtual machines – the human cloud

By on February 15, 2013 in Strategy with 0 Comments

This article is not directly about cloud computing, but if I look at the whole issue I see many similarities with the concept of the Amazon Web Services. Beyond that it makes me very angry, how a company like Amazon treats its employees – notabene HUMANS. Background A recently published documentary by the ARD (video) […]

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Amazon acquires Eucalyptus cloud – It’s merely a matter of time

By on January 9, 2013 in Cloud Computing with 0 Comments

In the public cloud Amazon Web Services (AWS) is currently the undisputed leader. Regarding private or hybrid cloud solutions providers such as Microsoft and HP are in a better position. AWS itself has currently no own offering in this area. Instead, an exclusive partnership with Eucalyptus Systems was received in March 2012. Eucalyptus is some […]

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