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Windows Azure versus Amazon EC2

http://news.techworld.com/data-centre/3228389/windows-azure-versus-amazon-ec2/ Windows Azure versus Amazon EC2 Microsoft cloud official says infrastructure and platform cloud lines will blur By Jon Brodkin | Network World US | Published: 10:36 GMT, 28 June 10 Microsoft’s Windows Azure and Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud tackle … Continue reading

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Amazon Java Toolkit for Eclipse

Amazon 2 days ago announced to support Eclipse @ EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud). Amazon names this service as Amazon Java Toolkit for Eclipse. See this > http://aws.amazon.com/eclipse/ This enriches Amazon’s Platform as a Service (PaaS). The obvious implication behind reads: … Continue reading

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AWS Case Study – MedCommons

Source: http://aws.amazon.com/solutions/case-studies/medcommons/ MedCommons, a health records services provider, gives consumers direct access to their medical information (via web browser or Web service APIs) and allows an easy way to share this information with healthcare providers. These services are evidence of … Continue reading

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Does Amazon S3 really save money?

Source: http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=422225 With a price tag of $0.150/GB/month, storing 1TB of data costs around $150/month on Amazon S3. But this is a recurring amount. So, for the same amount of data it would cost $1800/year and $3600/2-years. And this doesn’t … Continue reading

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Opening the Cloud

Open-source cloud-computing tools could give companies greater flexibility. By Erica Naone Source: http://www.technologyreview.com/…web&section= Cloud-computing platforms such as Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Microsoft’s Azure Services Platform, and Google App Engine have given many businesses flexible access to computing resources, ushering … Continue reading

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Is Amazon Ready For The Enterprise?

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/…is-amazon-ready-for-the-enterprise-26615.html Author: ALISTAIR CROLL Copyright: GigaOm With a flurry of announcements in recent weeks, Amazon has extended its cloud computing lead. The beta label’s gone. It can run Windows applications. By investing in firms like Elastra, it’s tackling enterprise … Continue reading

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