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Cloud Computing is not simple!

By on May 9, 2013 in Cloud Computing with 0 Comments
Cloud Computing is not simple!

Cloud computing promises to be simple. Starting here and there a virtual server and the own virtual cloud infrastructure is ready. Those who think that I’m right with the statement are totally wrong. Virtual servers are only a small component of a virtual infrastructure at a cloud provider. A few virtual machines aren’t a cloud. […]

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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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ProfitBricks under the hood: IaaS from Germany – be curious

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

Last week I had a briefing with ProfitBricks to get a better understanding of the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering from Germany and to ask specific questions. I examined ProfitBricks critically with two articles in the past, number one here and number two here. First, because I don’t like marketing phrases that just promise much more than […]

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Amazon Web Services vs. Microsoft Windows Azure – A direct comparison

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

Many companies are currently in the evaluation of public cloud services such as IaaS. The first thoughts brush the two large and supposedly known providers in the scene – Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Windows Azure. Both have an extensive and growing range of cloud services today. But, if you want to compare both portfolios […]

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