Live Blog — Cloud Launch: Ian Rae

Ian Rae put up a slide with a less than glowing endorsement on Canadian capabilities and self-worth (along with those of Australians, no judgement)… Can the cloud help fix that?

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Striking the Balance Between Innovation and Standardization in Cloud-Based Development

One of the key principles of Cloud-based development is that everything in that development environment – including the infrastructure — is offered to the user (developer) as a service.
In this new world, you don’t give a development team a server, or a load-balancing device. You give developers access to a storage service and a load-balancing service. Leading cloud providers, public or…

What is your favourite cloud computing quote?

Quotes are a simple yet powerful to illustrate and distil a more complicated idea or concept. So I was amused when I read these 5 cloud computing quotes, including internet pioneer Marc Andreessen. A quick search also revealed some good ones here.
My favourite quote is probably one I heard at INTEROP Las Vegas last spring: “Stop thinking about your servers as pets, and start thinking about…

Getting ready for Startupfest

I’m headed to Montreal’s Old Port for three days of craziness around startups, entrepreneurship, and investment. It’s the second year of this festival—an outgrowth of organizer Phil Telio’s wildly successful Startupcamps—and it promises to be a lot of fun.

The excitement and speculation around the conference is palpable, and not just because of sky-high public markets and lucrativ…

Interop Enterprise Cloud Summit

The Enterprise Cloud Summit at Interop Las Vegas 2012 was filled with fascinating speakers, sharing their thoughts on the state of cloud computing through a number of creative analogies stolen from philosophy, biology and history. After the day, here are the insights that stuck with me.
Cloud is still not well defined
I always hesitate to put the ‘mandatory cloud slides’ in each of my…

IT operations in the age of cloud: Brace yourself for change

Like a hurricane barreling up the coast, cloud computing is gathering strength and expected to make landfall shortly. In some IT shops, cloud is already here, bringing the winds of change along with it.
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CANADA

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Toronto, ON M5H 3V5
CANADA
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Sommerville, MA 02143
USA
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USA