IaaS on Azure

Okay, this post may be a bit of a rant. Things should not be unnecessarily complicated … but they are. I just wanted to launch a VM instance on Windows Azure Virtual Machines to take a look at the Visual Studio 2013 preview. Seems simple enough, right? Just log in to the Azure portal and […]
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What’s With All The Linux, I Thought We Were Talking About The Cloud

As Larry Ellison has famously observed, people use “cloud computing” to mean everything, and therefore nothing. In with the buzzwords, out with the meaning. Take anything that involves two computers and a network connection, and someone is going to call it cloud computing. Or if you are going to use virtualization: some people rationalize this […]
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No News Might Be Bad News, Here’s How to Keep An Eye On Your Cloud Servers

Last week I told you how someone had a bad scare when they realized that a backup job had failed for almost a year, but they didn’t realize this because the error reports were not being relayed to a responsible person. Here’s how to fix this! In any Unix-family operating system, like the Linux systems […]
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Implementing a Private Cloud Solution

Last week I attended Learning Tree’s “Implementing a Private Cloud Solution” course at our Reston Education Center. It is a great course for anyone seeking in-depth technical details on how to build their own on-premises private cloud. The course also covers using a hosted private cloud solution and building secure connections to your own data […]
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Google Enters IaaS Market

Last week I was teaching Learning Tree’s Introduction to Cloud Computing course in Schaumburg, Illinois. During the course we spent some time talking about the differences between PaaS and IaaS. We feature Google App Engine as a representative example of a PaaS and Amazon EC2 as an example IaaS. It looks like going forward we […]
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