Geva Perry's "Thinking Out Cloud" Blog
While the debate on the actual definition of cloud computing rages on, it
seems that a whole new cloud computing vocabulary is rapidly emerging. I
thought I'd list some of the new terms I'm seeing with brief definitions,
examples of usage and references to discussions related to these terms. Hope
this is useful.
Cloudburst: The term cloudburst is being use in two meanings, negative and
Cloudburst (negative): The failure of a cloud computing environment due to
the inability to handle a spike in demand.
Reference:"The only way to do cloud computing efficiently is to share the
cloud - to establish a broad, multitenant grid (or a number of them) that
balances the loads of many different companies. Otherwise, it'll be one
cloudburst after another, and a whole lot of underutilized capital assets."
Source: Nicholas Carr: Int... (more)
The GigaSpaces Blog
SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo took place Wednesday through Friday in San
Jose. Seems like everyone came in to the Bay Area for this one, so I am
looking forward to meeting a lot of the folks active in cloud computing at
this event. There is also talk of another Cloud Computing Interoperability
Forum [Google Groups] get together around this event as well as a Silicon
GigaSpaces CTO Nati Shalom is part of the star-studded lineup of speakers at
SYS-CON's 1st International Cloud Computing Conferecne & Expo. Between them,
they'll be covering ev... (more)