Displaying articles for: 07-22-2012 - 07-28-2012
Nearly 1 year after announcing support of OpenStack and 1 day prior to OpenStack's 2nd anniversary, HP announced the general availability of its Object Store and CDN for August 1st. What does this actually mean. What else is HP doing with OpenStack? This blog post gives you a glimpse of what is happening with the HP support to the OpenStack community.
A tweet started with "they dare" draw my attention on an SAP on the Cloud blog guest post by Chris Heffer, titled “Why I don’t care about cloud computing”. That was definitely worth reading. Where Chris is in principle right - users shouldn't have to care about where the services they consume come from - the reality is currently rather different. The cloud is global, but the law is local. So at least for compliance reasons, the user has to care about where data is located and information is processed. But that's not the only reason. Read my argumentation and tell me if you agree.