Let’s face it, while the cloud has done some amazing things for a lot of businesses in recent years, it’s also been a source of confusion. This is especially true when it comes to deciding which workloads should run where. Should they be on a private cloud? A public cloud? Maybe certain legacy applications and […]
A century ago, many large manufacturers in the U.S. were still powering their factories with in-house electricity generation. It may sound illogical now, but at the time it made sense. Just as these manufacturers needed to be near a railway or major waterway to get raw materials in and products out, they also needed their […]
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 […]
$1 billion in private-cloud revenue pales next to AWS.
Legacy enterprise vendors need to serve business and consumers alike, or risk becoming roadkill. Listen up, Microsoft.
OpenStack has quickly emerged as one of the world’s largest open-source communities.
IBM’s decision to make the open-source platform OpenStack the foundation for all its cloud services and software leaves OpenStack’s main competitors, VMware and CloudStack, fighting for second place.
In an increasingly cloudy enterprise, it’s hard to see how legacy server vendors can win, either by ignoring or embracing the cloud.