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Lessons from Zynga and Sony on moving from Amazon AWS
Earlier this month Zynga announced its move from Amazon AWS to its own private Z-Cloud. Sony also started to move increasing parts of its workload from Amazon to Rackspace OpenStack. There isn’t so much in common between these different use cases, except for the fact that they may indicate the beginning of a trend (I’ll
Top Myths of Moving Mission-Critical Applications to the Cloud
Special Guest Post By Nati Shalom, at CloudNewsDaily.com Research conducted by HP found that the majority of businesses in the EMEA region are planning to move their mission-critical apps to the cloud. Of the 940 respondents, 80 per cent revealed plans to move mission-critical apps at some point over the next two to five years.
GigaSpaces Cloudify and VMware CloudFoundry the new PaaS Jailbreaker
I was reading Krishnan Subramanian‘s post, Two Events That “Clouded” Our Thinking In 2011. The thing that caught my attention was Krishnan’s comments on why PaaS is a superior alternative to DevOps: The shift in the thinking about the enterprise cloud consumption also poured water into the “DevOps” concept advocated by vendors and pundits with
Terabyte Elastic Cache Clusters on Cisco UCS and Amazon EC2
As applications have to manage and manipulate more data using in-memory access greatly helps to speed things up.
Five Misconceptions About Cloud Portability
Three years ago when we started working on the first generation of our PaaS offering, cloud portability seemed to be pretty much “mission impossible.” At the time, we made a conscious decision to focus only on Amazon for our first generation PaaS as practically it was the only cloud in town. Now, there are many
Behind the Curtains of Cloudify, GigaSpaces’ New Product
Announcing a new product is a major and exciting milestone in a company’s lifecycle. Our last announcment was the launch of XAP a few years ago – the Xtreme Application Platform aimed to provide a complete end to end scalability solution through the entire application stack, meaning Data, Web, Messaging, everything. Today is one of those
Cloudify for Azure
By now, if you’re following GigaSpaces, you should probably have heard about our new Cloudify for Azure offering. In this post I’ll try to provide a high level overview of what this offering is about, how it was conceptualized, and what are its benefits for the end user. Cloudify – A Brief Intro If I