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By Krishnan Subramanian on September 4, 2012
Last week at CloudOpen 2012, a group of vendors in the platforms space announced a new set of specifications to help simplify management of applications in the public and private clouds. Called CAMP, these specifications are submitted to OASIS to develop it as an industry standard. The initial reaction from the industry and some cloud [...]
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By Chirag Mehta on September 4, 2012
It’s unfortunate that despite of the popularity of social networks and plenty of other services that leverage network effects, the review and recommendation systems that are supposed to help users make the right decisions haven’t changed much. Thumbs-up and thumbs-down or likes and unlikes signal two things: popularity and polarization. If a YouTube video has [...]
By Michael Krigsman on September 4, 2012
IT metrics can be a curse against innovation and becoming a strategic partner with the business. Here are steps you can take to escape the tyranny.
By Christian Reilly on September 4, 2012
It usually starts with some ghoulish headline about “big data” and ends in a look toward the heavens, accompanied by a shake of the head and a deep, woeful sigh. The kind of big data they are talking about is not applicable to me, not yet, maybe not ever. It hasn’t reached the point where [...]
By Ben Kepes on September 4, 2012
The discussion around open versus closed in the cloud is reaching fever pitch but what does it all mean? Many people have but the loosest understanding of what open cloud means and the differences between open source, open clouds and federated clouds. I’m in the process of writing a paper