By Krishnan Subramanian on November 3, 2009
Google organized an event for CIOs at Bloomsbury Hotel, London on Oct. 22nd. It was an attempt to impress upon the CIOs that Cloud Computing is real and it is going to be there for a long haul. They paraded some cloud luminaries including Nick Carr, Werner Vogels, etc.. Nick Carr gave a good presentation […]
By Krishnan Subramanian on October 26, 2009
If you are curious about what Google Social Search is, here is a good video.
By Krishnan Subramanian on October 25, 2009
Erlang is an open source language for distributed, fault tolerant, almost realtime apps. This is a neat demo of the language.
By Zoli Erdos on October 15, 2009
Nowadays the only context we hear about Skype is the legal fight (care to bet how long it will take for the previous Net Celebs to become the Hated Greedy Ones who try to sc**w all of us?) – I would much rather read about new features, improvements. After all, Skype is the single most […]
By Krishnan Subramanian on October 13, 2009
Here at Cloud Ave, we highlight the perspectives of many different players in the Cloud Computing space. As a part of this tradition, I would like to share Cisco’s perspective on the Virtualization and Cloud Computing. Here, Glenn Dasmalchi from Cisco explains the difference between the two and about their vision of cloud computing that […]
By Mark Fidelman on September 28, 2009
Enterprise 2.0 is creating a blizzard of opportunities for internal corporate E2.0 champions, but many are facing huge roadblocks in executive support and financial approval. The best way to get support and approval (besides a clear and certain ROI) is to point to the success of others. Witness Adidas, for they have changed the corporate […]
By Zoli Erdos on August 31, 2009
host Scott McGrew, TechCrunch’s Sarah Lacy and Fortune’s Jon Fortt interview SAP Executive Board Member John Schwartz in this two-part video. Schwartz came to SAP through their acquisition of Business Objects, and unlike many acquisitions where the “assimilated” CEO gets slowly marginalized, this one seems to have worked well. In fact John Schwartz is becoming […]
By Krishnan Subramanian on July 15, 2009
Here is a neat video that explains the basics of Windows Azure very well. Check it out. Video: What is Windows Azure?
By Krishnan Subramanian on July 10, 2009
By Dan Morrill on July 7, 2009
One of the hall mark anti-piracy ads from the 1980’s was “Don’t Copy that Floppy” sung by MC Double Def DP (data protection). While copying programs, movies and music has exponentially grown from its humble floppy disk beginnings the SIIA (Software & Information Industry Alliance) has also stated a word of mouth campaign, reintroducing DP […]
By Krishnan Subramanian on June 26, 2009
Seesmic, a video chat service startup which gained some prominence due to its founder’s “friendship” with A-List bloggers, appears to be shifting its focus from video to compete in the Twitter ecosystem. They have almost removed any signs of video service from their homepage except for a link to the service through a subdomain. This […]
By Ben Kepes on April 28, 2009
Image via Wikipedia James Dean famously starred in the 1955 move “A Rebel with a Cause”. I’m no rebel but I do pride myself on being something of a curmudgeon from time to time, always keen to (hopefully) talk some sense amongst the evangelism that seems to typify our industry. Visiting the recent Web 2.0 […]
By Krishnan Subramanian on March 27, 2009
It’s Cloud Computing is a parody of Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now” by ‘Loose’ Bruce Kerr, Assistant General Counsel for Sun Microsystems. In this song, he gives a neat introduction to Cloud Computing. It is real fun. Check it out.
By Krishnan Subramanian on March 16, 2009
Image via Wikipedia In this edition of Living in the Cloud Series, I am going to discuss a way in which video can be streamed using Amazon S3 and Cloudfront. We already have services like Youtube and Vimeo for streaming video on Clouds. However, they are more than streaming video and they also serve as […]
By Krishnan Subramanian on February 16, 2009
In this edition of Citizen Garden podcast, Chris Messina and Larry Halff talk about the Magnolia data loss and how they could have avoided such a disaster. Check out the video here. Citizen Garden Episode 11: Whither Ma.gnolia? from Larry Halff on Vimeo. Chris Messina clearly identifies how Ma.gnolia could have avoided this. Today, with […]