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When Hybrid Clouds Meets Big Data
Monday, April 8th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Big data can refer to any large amount of data in any form. It could be data that is somewhat structured in a more traditional database sense, or it could be a completely unstructured collection of files. Regardless of the...
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4 Open Source Private Cloud Solutions
Wednesday, March 20th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Most of the media talk about cloud computing focuses on the public cloud, but many businesses have opted for either private clouds or some form of hybrid cloud solution that combines private and public cloud hosting. Open source cloud solutions...
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Why Virtualization is Essential to the Cloud
Thursday, February 28th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Cloud computing has become almost synonymous with virtualization despite the fact that they are two very different technologies. Part of that coupling of the lingo in business is due to the fact that the cloud is and has been extremely...
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Cloud is Now Hiring but One Problem…
Wednesday, December 26th, 2012THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The cloud market has plenty of open job opportunities. Just one problem: Many lack the required training. According to the International Data Corporation, 28% of unfilled IT spots are related to cloud, accounting for a total...
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Build a Private Cloud with Ubuntu
Thursday, December 6th, 2012Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE One of the advantages of the cloud is its relative ease and simplicity. In some cases, it is as simple as clicking a button to turn on a new virtual appliance. Therefore, it can be rather intimidating when people start...
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The Cloud as a Backup Method
Tuesday, October 9th, 2012Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Backing up your hosting account, VPS, or server is one of the most important things you can do to protect your data, yet it is a concept that is easy to overlook in a busy day. In the old days,...
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Is Cloud-Based CRM a Smart Move?
Friday, September 28th, 2012Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Many companies have decided to move their web-based platforms and applications into the cloud. The term cloud computing has become so popular that even those who do not know what it means have at least heard of it. Despite that...
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EU Makes Cloud Push, Hopes for 2.5M New Jobs
Friday, September 28th, 2012THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The European Union placed its bets on the cloud Thursday, detailing a goal to create 2.5 million new jobs in the industry by following a proposed strategy. Steps the commission hopes to take could provide a significant...
Public Cloud Will Hit $100 Billion by 2016, IDC Projects
Wednesday, September 12th, 2012THN News
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The public cloud industry will be worth $100 billion by the year 2016. That’s according to the most recent forecast from research and analysis firm IDC. IDC analyzed different regions and categories to make its projections....
Is Long-Term Cloud Storage a Good Idea?
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Recent news about Amazon Web Services’ new Glacier cloud storage offering raises new questions about the viability of long-term storage in the cloud. Is it a good idea to store large amounts of data in the cloud for archival purposes?...
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