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Tech giants are waging a price war to win other firms’ computing business

IN 2004 Amazon, then a $7 billion-a-year online retailer, was starting to build up a technology infrastructure to serve other companies as well as itself. Ten years later, Amazon Web Services (AWS), launched in 2006, is adding enough servers and other gear every day to power the Amazon.com of ten years ago. 729 more words


Don’t Make A Move Until The Cloud Moves

“In all the travels of the Israelites, whenever the cloud lifted from above the tabernacle, they would set out; but if the cloud did not lift, they did not set out-until the day it lifted.” (Exodus 40:36 – 37)

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My Little Slice of Cloud - Part 2: Hardware and Hypervisors

Now that I had decided to build a system to handle virtualization it was time to select hardware. I wanted a small form factor system with low power consumption. 635 more words


Why Liberty profile is the best Java runtime for the cloud (reblog)

Alex Mulholland has posted an article describing how WAS Liberty Profile can be run in PaaS offerings, such as BlueMix, CloudFoundry, OpenShift, Heroku, and why it is a good choice to run your Java applications on IaaS, such as SoftLayer, Amazon EC2 and others. 72 more words


Dropbox for Lawyers and Law Firms: the User Guide--Lawyerist


Dropbox is popular with lawyers. According to the ABA’s most-recent technology survey, 58% of lawyers use Dropbox, making it the most popular online file storage option among lawyers. 102 more words

Practice Tips & Helpers

#680: Have a 5 cent cocktail

They say every cloud has a silver lining.  I’d like the saying better if it were, “Every cloud has a burger lining.” Last night, it was. 276 more words