Cloud Computing

Amazon EC2 Concepts

Whether you’re an existing customer of Amazon’s cloud computing platform or contemplating of becoming one, I suggest that you get acquainted with Amazon’s EC2 concepts and set of services. All major vendors whether they are providing cloud computing services or software and hardware products, seek to extend their market share by enhancing their suite...
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Amazon’s New Punched Card Cloud

To attract the market segment that still belongs to mainframe computers, Amazon are launching a new Punched Card Cloud or PC2 for short. The infrastructure behind PC2 will simulate mainframe technology providing instances with 8 MB of RAM and 1 MHz cpu power. The new instances are termed mf short for mainframe and the...
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AWS Cloud Computing Whitepapers

Users of the Amazon AWS the Cloud computing giant, enjoy a vast selection of technical implementations to sustain and enhance their IT cloud infrastructures. Furthermore, Amazon provides an excellent support service and a wealth of online technical resources; in fact, I would like to share with you a link that takes you to a...
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Web Page Redirects on Amazon S3 Static Websites

If you are a user of Amazon Cloud computing and make use of static websites on S3, now you can implement URL redirects. Amazon announced support for web page redirects, a new feature that makes it even easier to manage changes to static websites hosted on Amazon S3. This enables you to set a 301 redirect...
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Amazon EC2 is a business model!

Amazon’s Cloud Computing service has evolved into a business model that caters for all kind of situations encountered by different businesses.  In particular Amazon’s EC2 various offerings fulfill the entire spectrum of business models. For instance, businesses (could be new startups) that operate in sensitive markets need not invest heavily in their IT infrastructure...
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Four Benefits of Cloud Applications

Cloud applications which fall under the category of Software-as-a-Service offer organizations benefits which can be classified as follows: No upfront hardware costs and faster deployments: When compared to on-premise solutions, Cloud applications do not require organizations to purchase hardware, configure and test the underlying environment. Organizations simply need a good Internet connection and a...
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