Tagged: AWS

AWS

Controlling AWS Costs

As you move your estate onto cloud inevitably the cost genie escapes the bottle as engineers and ops personnel of all flavours spin up test and Development environments and the general number of machines escalates beyond all your estimates and predictions....

Cloud Computing

Why Oracle Cloud v AWS is a distraction

All Oracle’s keynote bluster and posturing at its OpenWorld conference was focused on Amazon Web Services this year. There’s a lot of press repeating Oracle’s lines that with its new rebooted IaaS proposition, “Oracle is cheaper than AWS”; “Oracle is...

Tethered to the cloud — There is no cloud, it’s just someone else’s computer.

The “Cloud” is a technology that provides incredible convenience and flexibility. In fact, because of the cloud, I’m able to write this from the coffee house I’m at with two of my friends where we sometimes go to work. I love coffee houses, they’re where I seem to get my best work done. Working in these public spaces is a growing trend for remote employees and entrepreneurs. For many of us, it’s great to get out of the confines of our sometimes stifling home offices and venture out into the world to get our work done, in a new setting, with other people. It doesn’t surprise me any more to see every single table around me occupied by people who would otherwise be working from home. These people, like myself, need to get out of our caves and interact with the rest of the world. And we’re able to do this because of the cloud.