Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Cloud Apps Don't Necessarily Scale Automatically

Considering all the marketing hype about cloud computing, some might be left with the impression that apps, once deployed in the cloud, automatically scale up and down with demand. Not true. If this topic is of interest to you, please have a look at my latest blog post at The Cloud View. Here, I provide a more complete list of thoughts on this topic that stem from my quotes in a recent article at CIO.com.

Monday, January 18, 2010

CloudTrends Tracks Cloud Computing Trends

I wanted to make my readers aware of a great new way to watch who's winning in the cloud computing wars: CloudTrends. In particular, I think it's interesting to keep an eye on the number of cloud computing jobs, both by platform and by language, that appear every week. Why? Because beyond all the hype, the trend in the number of jobs available for each cloud is a true indicator of its health and growth.