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To Cloud Or Not To Cloud – Is This The Question?

By CloudTweaks | February 23, 2011

“To cloud or not to cloud” — is this the question? We hear a lot of talk these days about clouds: Private clouds, Public clouds, Enterprise clouds, Shared clouds, Hybrid clouds — the list goes on. You only have to…

Cloud Computing For Dummies: SaaS, PaaS and IaaS

By CloudTweaks | February 15, 2011

Cloud Computing For Dummies There was once a time when you entered “cloud” on Google, and the results you got on the first page were of the cumulo-nimbus and cirrus varieties, in other words, those that dealt with the clouds…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Flying

By CloudTweaks | February 11, 2011

Security for the Cloud: Data Integrity, Data Resilience and Data Security

By CloudTweaks | February 9, 2011

Data Integrity, Data Resilience and Data Security Given the recent rise in popularity of cloud-based solutions, it is not surprising that there is a concern in the minds of many people regarding the security of their data. This is safeguarding…

CloudTweaks Forms Strategic Alliance With CIO Dialog

By CloudTweaks | February 8, 2011

CloudTweaks, Media Partner For The March 28th, 29th Event The CIO Dialog on March 28th and 29th, 2011, at the Hotel Palomar in Dallas, TX,  is the exclusive international networking event for IT executives from the public and private sector…

How To Secure Your Cloud Hosting? Part 2

By CloudTweaks | February 7, 2011

Secure Your Cloud Hosting Before getting into the nitty gritty of what we did in our projects for hardening the cloud servers hosted by us, we would like to emphasize the following, so that these can be firmly embedded in…

Moving Toward the Open Cloud – Openness Must Prevail

By CloudTweaks | February 2, 2011

Moving Toward the Open Cloud Two weeks ago, Internap launched its Internap XIP Cloud ™ Storage service.  I lead the Engineering organization responsible for development of this new platform offering. A significant amount of intellectual thought went into the question…

Utility Computing

Utility Computing vs Grid Computing: Sorting The Differences

By CloudTweaks | February 1, 2011

Utility Computing  The Pacific Ocean is a water body, but not all water bodies are Pacific Oceans. This may be oversimplifying the situation but you do get the drift. Grid computing and utility computing, though sharing several attributes with cloud…

3 Quick Ways To Reduce Your Amazon EC2 Cloud Charges

By CloudTweaks | January 31, 2011

Reduce Your Amazon EC2 Cloud Charges The Biggest difference between standard web hosting and cloud-based hosting can be seen when you get the monthly bill. A standard web host, like GoDaddy, will charge you a flat monthly fee and give…

CloudTweaks Interview with Sandeep Johri, VP of Strategy at HP

By CloudTweaks | January 28, 2011

Interview with Sandeep Johri, VP of Strategy and Industry Solutions at HP HP announced this week a suite of new products and services that enable businesses and governments to leverage the power of the cloud. In an exclusive interview this…

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