To quote from my Gartner colleague Lydia Leong’s recent post on cloud computing: “Capacity planning equals budget planning, so it’s rarely an, “eh, because we can scale quickly, it doesn’t matter.” I read this three times before it sunk in. Capacity = budget? Yes! We’ve often in our Gartner EA practice discussed that EA should [...]
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by Bruce Robertson | July 3, 2009 | 20 Comments
by Bruce Robertson | April 29, 2009 | 2 Comments
While Google’s App Engine is basically free for users (up to quota limits), it has significant constraints in development languages supported (Python and soon Java) and indeed requires writing code. Amazon Web Services do not require specific languages and can even run existing applications (there are limitations of course). But, you have to pay. Until [...]