Jay Heiser

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Entries Tagged as 'cloud failure'


Cruise Ships and Cloud Computing

by Jay Heiser  |  February 15, 2013  |  1 Comment

As 4,200 disgruntled holiday goers, trapped on the ironically named cruise ship Triumph, finally end their 5 day ordeal, it serves as a reminder that the eggs can have more stake in the state of the basket than the basket holder does. From the point of view of the cruise line, each booked up ship […]

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New Academic Paper on Melting Clouds

by Jay Heiser  |  March 23, 2012  |  1 Comment

Researcher Bryan Ford takes a nuanced approach, explaining that the idea of cloud service instability is speculative and forward-looking, but given the increasing reliance on public cloud computing, this is an area that deserves research attention now.

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Uh, oh, Mumboe! You have 2 weeks to get your data

by Jay Heiser  |  November 2, 2011  |  1 Comment

Its easy to imagine a smallish procurement shop in which the only person to have been sent a warning was on a 2-week vacation, and won’t get around to reading about it until it is several days too late to download their only copy of several years worth of past and current purchasing data.

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