It's Complicated - Choosing the Right AWS Services
Without a clear strategy for cost control and an architecture designed with
cloud services in mind, costs and operational performance can quickly get out
of control. To avoid multiple architectural redesigns requires extensive
thought and planning. Boundary (now part of BMC) launched a new public-facing
multi-tenant high resolution monitoring service on Amazon AWS two years ago,
facing challenges and learning best practices in the early days of the new
In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Michael Moran, a Senior Architect,
TrueSight R&D, at BMC Software, will share those lessons learned and how to
balance cost control with the many choices of service, storage, and compute
Michael Moran is a Senior Architect, TrueSight R&D, at BMC Software. An
entrepreneur, a leader, and an engineer; fo... (more)
Welcome to the latest installment in the battle of two tech titans. Last week
Alphabet announced that Nest is being merged into Google. See Fortune's
summary: Google Will Absorb Nest Developers.
This is the denouement to the saga that started in April, tied to infighting
between the Google and Nest teams. I dissected this "silo-itis" in Why #Nest
is Down, #Amazon Up, in #IoT for the #Connected Home.
Now some unsurprising new developments since Tony Fadell, the CEO of Nest,
resigned in June. Here's what Google is trying to achieve by "re-absorbing"
the troubled Nest group:
A sing... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Avere Systems, a leading provider of
enterprise storage for the hybrid cloud, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th
International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the
Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Avere Systems has announced that NASA has selected Avere to help consolidate
legacy storage and move many of its datasets to the Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Cloud. Avere will be supporting the Ames Research Center, NASA's
Silicon-Valley field center, which has led NASA in conducting world-class
research and development. Breakthro... (more)
Cloud Expo Early Bird Savings
A robust ecosystem of solutions providers is emerging around cloud computing.
Here, SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal expands its list of most active
players in the fast-emerging Cloud Ecosystem, from the 'mere' 100 we
identified back in January of this year, to half as many again - testimony,
if any further were needed, to the fierce and continuing growth of the
"Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of enterprise computing.
Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe the various
services and solutions in this round-up are in e... (more)
Clustrix unveiled the results of its benchmark test performed by ESG. Tested
against two competing database services, the firm found that ClustrixDB
delivered the best performance handling high-value transaction volumes. This
offers particular benefits to organizations that anticipate high growth
and/or have a high financial stake in their database's ability to process
thousands of simultaneous transactions accurately - such as those in ad tech,
gaming, e-commerce or IoT.
ESG Lab compared the performance of ClustrixDB to two other cloud databases
owned by an industry-leading clo... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will
take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City.
The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's
leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York,
Silicon Valley and in Europe. Over 600 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry
professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since its inception,
more than all other Cloud-related events put together.
Cloud Computing Expo 2011 East
Call for Papers Deadline November 30, 2010 - SUBMIT YOUR SPEAKING PROPOSAL