Is openstack Linux of the cloud ?

September 10, 2012

http://www.forbes.com/sites/reuvencohen/2012/08/16/the-battle-to-become-the-linux-of-the-cloud/


Does Enterprises have a need for OpenStack

September 9, 2012

http://tinyurl.com/9a8ojkv

Any Enterprises using openstack?  What is your experience with it?


Startup critical need

September 9, 2012

Take time to read Michael Masterson’s Ready Fire Aim.

A lot of entrepreneurs spend a lot of their time on office space, beautiful web site design and other secondary & tertiary tasks.  If no one is going to buy what you want to sell, you’ve just wasted a bunch of money on a business that will never be.

This book reemphasizes the need for sales as the most important activity for a startup. I believe a startup will be out of business if they cannot generate sustainable sales within 12-18 months of starting.

 


Who is crunching data?

September 9, 2012

Who has the most web servers?

http://tinyurl.com/o3zhzw


Cloud and Big Data

September 9, 2012

Cloud computing is a boon to big data. Paying by consumption destroys the barriers to entry that prohibit many organizations from playing with large datasets, because there’s no up-front investment. In many ways, big data gives clouds something to do.


Archiving large amounts of data

September 5, 2012

Check out Amazon Glacier http://aws.amazon.com/glacier/

Allows you to save large amounts of data in the cloud – perfect for eDiscovery need


SOLR vs ElasticSearch

September 5, 2012

A more comprehensive comparison of solr and elastic search

http://tinyurl.com/cmotmvt


SOLR or ElasticSearch

September 4, 2012

Good article comparing the 2 open source search server solutions built on top of Lucene.

http://tinyurl.com/bvjeand