The Future of Cloud Hosting

Posted on December 17th, 2013, by Ben Uretsky
future of cloud hosting

The Future of Cloud Hosting (via slashdot)

The rapid growth of cloud computing follows a logical trajectory that began with the dot-com boom in the ‘90s. More small businesses needing server capacity to manage Websites created a market for shared hosting to meet consumer need at a much lower…

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Mining Bitcoin with next-generation Data Center technology

Posted on December 2nd, 2013, by Nick Kolakowski
Mining Bitcoin

Hot Bitcoin Market Demands Next-Gen Cooling Tech for Datacenters (via slashdot)

Will Bitcoin’s value plunge from its current $1,000-plus valuation, or will future traders wish they’d bought into the crypto-currency at such a low price-point? As Bitcoin’s value continues to spike, that’s rapidly becoming a multimillion-dollar…

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The Rise of Linux in Embedded Systems

Posted on November 20th, 2013, by Rob Reilly
IoT Thermostat

Cross Linux With an Arduino – What Will You Build? (via Dice News in Tech)

You’ve undoubtedly witnessed the tremendous development in the nano-Linux niche lately. The Raspberry Pi jumpstarted the nano-Linux movement and has sold over 1.75 million units. It has various video capabilities, is programmed primarily in Python…

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Linking Human Knowledge with Machine Data

Posted on September 20th, 2013, by Kevin Fogarty
Knowledge management intellect collection

A New System to Link Human Knowledge with Machine Data (via slashdot)

There have been dozens of experimental design approaches to the problem of connecting human nerves with mechanical or electronic extensions. In addition to “smart prosthetics,” there have been more adventurous attempts, including the effort to connect…

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The Cloud becoming a genuine extension of Data Centers

Posted on August 30th, 2013, by Rick McKnight
Cloud Data Center

A new study examining the ways large companies use computing platforms concludes that the cloud is passing the tipping point between its earlier status as a playground for marketing and dev/ops projects and is becoming a genuine extension of Data Center resources.

During the last 12 months large companies have increased their spending on cloud services by 45 percent and shifted the type of workloads housed on cloud platforms to the point that production applications now account for 60 percent of all corporate cloud usage, according to the 2013 State of the Enterprise Cloud Report, an annual effort from Verizon [...]

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