Facebook Aids in Open Cloud

After countless hours of lost productivity to Facebook at work, the developers made up for it by offering the Cloud computing community something to build upon. Facebook created a software framework called Thrift, now a project of...

Storm your Web Apps from the Cloud

LoadStorm seeks to change the way we test our web applications. The name says a lot but does not give the full detail. It is a lot more than just a load test and best of all, it is cheap. Leveraging Amazon’s EC2 Cloud Services,...

Two startups offer free 'computers' as cloud services

We tend to think of Google Apps as the go-to source for freebie cloud computing services, but the truth is, Google isn't the only, or even the best, cloud service. I've found two sites offering Cloud Computing for the average user...

The Cloud Upsets the Tech Guys

I have seen two reactions to cloud computing amongst fellow IT. The first, "What is that?" the second is never a positive one. When I read articles online it is almost always followed by comments from critical IT people. So I...

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