Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Data Warehouse Design Best Practices

Author Introduction: Jennifer Marsh is a software developer, programmer and technology writer and occasionally blogs for Rackspace Hosting. Data warehousing is an expensive project with high costs and a great return on investment — if executed properly. Data warehousing isn’t for the … Continue reading

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Review Your 2013 Web Hosting Strategy

The new year is still new making it a great time review your current web hosting strategy. It might be the right time of the year to find an alternative web hosting service that meets your needs perfectly. Speaking of … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing in Higher Education

Author Introduction: Bob Burke is president of FolderWave, Inc., a cloud-based company offering products and services designed to significantly improve complex, high-volume time-dependent process and data management operations in many operational areas in higher education.  Bob can be reached at bob@folderwave.com. The … Continue reading

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GoDaddy DNS Outage

The GoDaddy DNS outage which began earlier today will likely be hijacked by Chicken Little as further proof the cloud computing sky is falling. A DNS outage could cause a lot of interference to a company, especially one has busy … Continue reading

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User Experience and Other Thoughts

During these last two weeks I have been focusing on some new client needs and fixing the blog’s user experience while taking a bit of a vacation from writing. I have used this time to get caught up on some … Continue reading

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Amazon EC2 Goes Down: Start the Cloud Fears

The big storms yesterday in the eastern part of the country took down part of Amazon EC2 cloud services in Virginia due to the power outages. The Amazon EC2 outage of course had a cascading effect on customers including some … Continue reading

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The Coming Data Crisis

Guest post by Eric Greenwood, editor for OnlineStorage.org. The Coming Data Crisis For the past decade or so, our technology has been doing a decent job with keeping up with our computing needs. While storage space once came at a … Continue reading

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Developing an Effective Cloud Computing Adoption Strategy (Part 2)

Developing an effective cloud computing adoption strategy is anchored in your philosophy about cloud computing and IT services. This posts builds upon  Developing an Effective Cloud Computing Adoption Strategy (Part 1) which focused more on the big picture of general purpose … Continue reading

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Developing an Effective Cloud Computing Adoption Strategy (Part 1)

Developing an effective cloud computing adoption strategy cannot exist without a clear philosophy on the role of IT in cloud computing. My goal here is to extend my previous post offer to you a couple of short videos that will help you … Continue reading

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Skanska Develops Prefabricated Modular Data Center Design

Imagine building a data center just outside Toronto that you assemble using fully finished prefabricated modules built in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Now imagine that you only have to buy and take delivery of enough data center to get your though … Continue reading

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