Craig Box is the Head of Cloud Services at Stoneburn, a leading UK consultancy firm specialising in helping businesses move to the public cloud. He has wide experience from across the world in cloud architecture, systems administration/DevOps, and enterprise software.
Eucalyptus is a rival to the open-source OpenStack as a software platform for private infrastructure as a service (IaaS) clouds. Like OpenStack, it supports Amazon AWS APIs, and so is ideal for hybrid clouds. Is support from Amazon going to make it more attractive to paying customers?… Read more
Dynamo is a fast and scalable proprietary key-value structured storage system that gives the features of both simple databases and distributed hash tables (DHTs), running on SSD storage to provide other Amazon services such as S3. It it not ACID-compliant ore relational but is great for doing analysis on large amounts of simple data… Read more