Lydia Leong has elevated the discussion on the commoditization of cloud infrastructure in her response to my original post titled “Cloud Infrastructure: The Next Fat Dumb and Happy Pipe?” Her post, titled “Does cloud infrastructure become commoditized?“, rightly points out that added value has a life of its own that will tend to allow infrastructure [...]
Archives for February, 2009
by Daryl Plummer | February 23, 2009 | 4 Comments
by Daryl Plummer | February 22, 2009 | 5 Comments
G-men #5: click the image for a larger view.
by Daryl Plummer | February 22, 2009 | Comments Off
Elizabeth Kubler-Ross did a treatment about the stages of grief a person goes through on being told that their life would soon end. I would like to take liberties with that treatment and apply it to cloud computing for a moment. Why, you might ask? The cloud is just coming into most people’s minds, not dying [...]
by Daryl Plummer | February 12, 2009 | 4 Comments
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by Daryl Plummer | February 10, 2009 | 5 Comments
So Cloud is about infrastructure, you say? I am always amazed at how fast new concepts or topics get pigeon-holed into the same old discussions we have had for decades. Now it’s Cloud Computing’s turn. Since dealing with new things can be disruptive, IT organizations, and people in general, always seem to be looking for [...]
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