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Guest author Baron Schwartz, an expert in MySQL, is the founder of VividCortex and the author of “High Performance MySQL.” He has helped build and scale some of the world’s largest web, social, gaming, and mobile properties. The industry is rapidly embracing Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS), cloud offering for companies looking to rent access to digital data […]
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And solving that problem requires software lock-in.
Mirantis’s Boris Renski on why VMware found an unlikely champion.
$1 billion in private-cloud revenue pales next to AWS.
They completely miss the point.
The Amazon cloud is everywhere.
Developers aren’t going to go for proprietary standards.
Tesora hopes its OpenStack contributions will give it an edge on Amazon, but this may be wishful thinking at best.
Mirantis launches the notoriously complicated OpenStack as a turnkey, pay-as-you-go service.
Ubuntu hopes it can maintain its OpenStack lead against Red Hat.
It may be pulling a Microsoft-style lock-in to promote its own version of OpenStack at the expense of open-source rivals.
A billion-dollar investment says HP is getting serious about the cloud.
A new OpenStack compatibility initiative could open the cloud-software project further—while also possibly undermining Red Hat.
The future of data is being open sourced by Facebook, Twitter and other Web giants, who are building upon open infrastructure laid by IBM, Red Hat and others.
Red Hat’s Linux dominance doesn’t count in the cloud, but that may change soon.
OpenStack needs a leader like Red Hat to succeed, but Red Hat desperately needs OpenStack, as well as AWS. Here’s why.
OpenStack has a lot going for it, but not leadership. Red Hat may change this.
OpenStack is the leading community-driven cloud technology. Which may be its biggest problem.