Links to interesting articles on the web, focusing on cloud computing and new, innovative ideas:
Is The Cloud Safe For Health Apps?
Putting patient data in the cloud is a very sensitive matter. Consequently, healthcare organizations have been hesitant to run applications in the cloud. But this is about to change.
Expect Bigger and Better Cloud Clusters in the future
Amazon EC2 and other cloud services "are expanding the market for high-performance computing". Here just one example: a 30.000-core cluster ran for about seven hours at the end of July at a peak cost of $1,279 per hour, including the fees to Amazon and Cycle Computing.
Source: Ars Technica
Corent Attains IBM’s Cloud Specialty Designation
Quote: Corent Technology has become the first cloud specialty technology provider partner to meet the rigorous certification criteria for the IBM Cloud Specialty designation.
The Smarter Enterprise
"By 2020, IT departments worldwide will need to administer 10 times the number of servers–both virtual and physical–50 times the amount of data, and 75 times more files.”
With products taking a centralized approach to storage, the cloud might be the only way to a smarter enterprise.