Geva Perry

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Big Cloud Week Coming Up

By |2020-10-07T10:30:22+00:00November 14, 2008|

Next week is shaping up to be a big week for cloud computing (again). MondayMicrosoft will be making an announcement in San Francisco about the launch of Online Services. I've been invited to attend that as well as a Blogger...

Scalable, Low Latency Web Tier on Amazon EC2

By |2020-10-07T10:33:10+00:00November 7, 2008|

Shay Hassidim, deputy CTO at GigaSpaces, posted an impressive write-up of a benchmark the team ran on Amazon EC2. What's nice about it is that they took a standard web app, in this case the Spring PetClinic, and dropped it...

Cloud Computing. Literally.

By |2020-10-07T10:43:37+00:00November 3, 2008|

Last week we made a very exciting announcement about Miwok Airways selecting GigaSpaces as the application server for running their reservation and pricing engine which will run on EC2. This is a great case study for cloud computing. For one...

GigaSpaces Cloud Framework – Private Beta

By |2020-10-07T10:59:55+00:00October 5, 2008|

As Dekel has already written on his blog, we are releasing our cloud framework for private beta. This was intended as a very "soft launch" sent to about 30 customers and partners already using GigaSpaces on public clouds (such as...

Cloud Computing and the Financial Crisis

By |2020-10-07T11:03:25+00:00September 29, 2008|

On-Demand Enterprise just published a piece I wrote about some of the lessons learned from the current financial crisis and cloud computing. Although there is of course no direct connection, there are some interesting conclusions.Here's an excerpt:Although I'm not suggesting...

GigaSpaces on the Joyent Cloud

By |2020-10-07T11:05:02+00:00September 25, 2008|

Kent Lagley writes on the Joyent blog about the work he has done with Dekel and Owen running GugaSpaces on the Joyet Accelerators. It's a well-written detailed blog and in a post entitled Cloud Computing with Java, Kent adds some...

Oracle and Cloud Computing. Funny.

By |2020-10-07T11:05:44+00:00September 24, 2008|

The announcement by Oracle this week that they are "on the cloud" was once again quite an amusing piece of public relations. I don't know if Oracle is serious when they make these announcements or if they are secretly smiling...

A True Cloud Practitioner

By |2020-10-07T11:07:13+00:00September 22, 2008|

This is a long overdue acknowledgment of my friend and colleague at GigaSpaces, Dekel Tankel's blog - Thoughts from the Clouds. A lot of people out there are talking about cloud computing, without truly understanding the issues, and without real-world...

Cloud Cafe Podcast

By |2020-10-07T12:04:52+00:00September 13, 2008|

A couple of weeks ago John Willis recorded a podcast with me as part of his excellent Cloud Cafe podcast series. He just posted it online and you can listen to it here.In it we talk about cloud computing in...

Video Interview on

By |2020-10-07T12:14:50+00:00August 7, 2008|

Toon Vanagt at recorded a video interview with me at Structure 08 in San Francisco (I spoke on a panel). I talk about cloud computing and GigaSpaces, virtual middleware, the economics of pay-per-use pricing and more. Here it is:

GigaSpaces and the Economics of Cloud Computing

By |2020-10-07T12:20:54+00:00July 29, 2008|

Ray Nugent posted a message on the excellent Google Groups discussion forum on Cloud Computing that deserves a lengthier response than what I can post on the forum there, so here goes. Ray asks about GigaSpaces pricing on Amazon EC2....

GigaSpaces Updates on Twitter

By |2020-10-08T07:21:44+00:00June 27, 2008|

Those of you with Twitter accounts can now follow GigaSpaces-related updates on the GigaSpaces Twitter stream that was set up by Jim Liddle. You can also follow me at:

Linear Scalability Does Exist, Ted

By |2020-10-12T08:07:56+00:00April 27, 2008|

I enjoyed reading Ted Dziuba's I'm Going to Scale My Foot Up Your Ass, I really did. I like the 'tude and I like the style of writing. Reminiscent of the BileBlog (RIP), which some of my colleagues think is...