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A look around to Amazon Cloud Computing: S3
Amazon is a key vendor into the Cloud game, Amazon was one of the first to offer Cloud Services such as EC2 and S3. Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is cloud-based persistent storage, It operates independently from other Amazon services. In fact, applications you write for hosting on your own servers can leverage Amazon S3 without any need to otherwise “be in the cloud.” “Simple Storage,” refers to the feature set that offers, Amazon S3 enables you to simply put data in the cloud and pull it back ......

Posted On Saturday, August 28, 2010 5:50 PM

Windows Azure: Introduction
Las aplicaciones de Windows Azure se ejecutan en los centros de datos de Microsoft y son accedidas a través de Internet. Different kind of applications can be built on Windows Azure: · An independent software vendor (ISV) could create an application that targets business users, an approach that’s often referred to as Software as a Service (SaaS). ISVs can use Windows Azure as a foundation for a variety of business-oriented SaaS applications. · An ISV might create a SaaS application that targets consumers. ......

Posted On Monday, August 9, 2010 6:35 PM

Cloud Platform Vendors
Cloud services platforms are still in their infancy considering the size of the market, but big players like Microsoft, IBM, Amazon, and Google have made significant investments for the future in offering cloud services in some form or the other. In this section, I will outline the offerings of some cloud services providers: Amazon Web Services Amazon is the largest online retailer in the world, and to support its daily operations, Amazon has one of the most advanced data centers in the world. Processing ......

Posted On Monday, August 9, 2010 5:43 PM

Cloud Ecosystem
Understanding Cloud Architecture Fundamentally, cloud architectures are based on creation of large data centers with a management fabric defining clear abstraction between server hardware and operations systems. The management fabric automates the deployment of virtualized operating systems images on server hardware. In its simplest form, a typical cloud data center consists of a bank of server hardware and massive storage for storing fully functional operating system images. The management fabric ......

Posted On Monday, August 9, 2010 5:40 PM

Cloud Drivers and Barriers
Security Security is a nonnegotiable requirement for a cloud service offering to be successful. Access control and security for business data is of utmost importance. Business data stored in the cloud needs to be encrypted during not only during storage but also transport. Secure data and network channels across application domains in the cloud should be built right into the cloud service infrastructure. Access control prohibits unauthorized access to the data and applications and provides authorization ......

Posted On Monday, August 9, 2010 5:38 PM

Ventajas y Desventajas de la Nube I
Continuando con esta serie de artículos acerca de Cloud Computing, conforme se ha revisado los conceptos de Cloud Computing se han observado varias de las ventajas que brinda el modelo de tercerizar los diversos servicios de tecnología, tanto a nivel de infraestructura como de software. Sin embargo, los que hemos visto hasta este punto no son todos los factores a considerar si se piensa seriamente en adoptar este modelo. Como no todas las organizaciones son iguales, ni en sus necesidades, ni en su ......

Posted On Monday, August 9, 2010 5:32 PM

La tendencia XaaS: Todo como Servicio
En el artículo anterior se definieron los conceptos de la Nube y Cloud Computing, y se repasó rápidamente la evolución de tecnologías que favorecieron el surgimiento de dicho paradigma. En el presente artículo se definirán los diferentes conceptos “*aaS” relacionados con el concepto de cloud computing (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, etc.). SaaS digamos que ya es un término hasta cierto punto conocido, pero ¿y los demás? Eso es lo que se aclarará en este artículo. Los servicios de computación en la Nube, así como ......

Posted On Monday, August 9, 2010 5:26 PM

La Nube como Plataforma Computacional
En estos días mucho se escuchan los términos de “cloud computing” y/o computación en la nube, y se habla mucho de lo beneficioso que puede resultar este modelo para las empresas, pero ¿de qué se trata realmente toda esta nueva revolución? ¿Cuáles son los verdaderos beneficios de adoptar este modelo de computación? Y como nada puede ser 100% positivo (por lo menos no para todos los escenarios posibles), ¿cuáles son los riesgos que conlleva adoptar la computación en la nube? El presente artículo es ......

Posted On Monday, August 9, 2010 5:17 PM

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