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Megaupload and SaaS Escrow

by Jay Heiser  |  February 15, 2012

Other than some analysis and speculation about how the takedown changed traffic patterns without actually reducing global piracy, and regular reports about the legal status of Kim Dotcom, the Megaupload drama...

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SLA feather allows you to fly in the cloud

by Jay Heiser  |  November 17, 2011

In the Disney cartoon Dumbo, a misfit elephant discovers that his ears are so large that he has the ability to fly.  Lacking confidence in this unusual capability, he is...

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

by Jay Heiser  |  November 2, 2011

Gartner has heard from several sources that SaaS-based contract management application provider Mumboe told their customers last week that they have 2 weeks to pick up their data before their...

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For want of a nail, the cloud was lost

by Jay Heiser  |  August 10, 2011

I worked as a consultant in my university computer lab. We used UCSD Pascal, which had a very simple file system that relied upon logically contiguous blocks. Clumsy 101 students were...

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Butterfly Wings and Nuclear Bombs

by Jay Heiser  |  May 6, 2011

Both Google and Amazon have recently experienced software failures that led to prolonged downtime. This downtime wasn't due to a hardware failure, it wasn't due to natural disasters,  or terrorist...

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Are you buying tickets for the Titanic?

by Jay Heiser  |  September 13, 2010

My wife and I recently visited a museum exhibit of artifacts retrieved from the wreck of the Titanic. What a compelling story that is: the most complex and sophisticated human...

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