Discussion on the state of cloud computing and open source software that helps build, manage, and deliver everything-as-a-service.
Clouducation: Interesting reads for October 3-7
Here's your weekly dose of cloud news. Enjoy!
Cloud Computing, which businesses began adopting in order to reduce costs, is not starting to change the way companies work, according to a report to be released Monday by accounting firm KPMG International. Four of our five businesses are moving or plan to move some of their computing needs to remote networks known as clouds, according to the survey of more than 900 global companies by KPMG. One in 10 report they are already running core information systems in the cloud.
The Mountain View, Calif.-headquartered security service developer found that while 75 to 81 percent of respondents are at least discussing forms of cloud computing, 73 percent of respondents have adopted or are adopting some sort of cloud service, with security services leading the way. Organizations are most conflicted about security- rating it both as a top goal and a top concern with oving to the cloud.
I'm not suprised, wondering if this is true for cloudstack community? Comments?
When disaster strikes, such as the 67 hour amazon outage during April, Heroku follows a set of policies designed to get the service back up quickly and to reduce stress on the engineers dealing with the problem. Because the company requires all its engineers, even software engineer to take time on call, Heroku believes that a notification peg must arrive with a link telling the on-call engineer what to do. At that point, the solution should take less than five minutes to solve. Otherwise, the primary on-call person must call in a person who is acting as the “incident commander.”