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Trialing a lot of cloud IaaS providers

by Lydia Leong  |  November 8, 2011

I've just finished writing the forthcoming Public Cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant (except for some anticipated tweaks when particular providers come back with answers to some questions), which has twenty providers....

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A little SourceForge frustration

by Lydia Leong  |  March 17, 2009

SourceForge puzzles me. I think it's the combination of what is obviously eager effort to improve the site, and the fumbling to get the basics right. On the plus side,...

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Excerpt: The value, or not, of hands-on testing

by Lydia Leong  |  January 11, 2009

Excerpt: Click here to read the original. At Gartner, we generally do not do hands-on testing of products, with the exception of some folks who cover consumer devices and the...

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Excerpt: Touring Amazon's management console

by Lydia Leong  |  January 10, 2009

Excerpt: Click here to read the original. The newly-released beta of Amazon's management console is reasonably friendly, but it is not going to let your grandma run her own data...

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An initial Mosso foray

by Lydia Leong  |  November 26, 2008

I had an hour to kill today after a client didn't show for a call... everyone's taken off for T-day, I guess. Since Rackspace has a 30-day money-back guarantee on...

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Mosso's Cloud Files API

by Lydia Leong  |  November 25, 2008

I had some time to kill on a train today, and I amused myself by trying out the API for Cloud Files. I decided I'd build something mildly useful: a...

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