Making Hadoop Run Faster

By |2020-10-05T08:36:21+00:00August 21, 2012|

One of the challenges in processing data is that the speed at which we can input data is quite often much faster than the speed at which we can process it. This problem becomes even more pronounced in the context...

Putting DevOps and PaaS together with Cloudify

By |2020-10-05T08:48:59+00:00August 2, 2012|

DevOps and PaaS represent two different paradigms for delivering applications to the cloud. DevOps - DevOps takes an automation approach - with DevOps we basically script the process of installation, configuration and deployment of the application stack. PaaS - PaaS...

What should Marissa Mayer do with Yahoo!

By |2020-10-05T09:02:01+00:00July 24, 2012|

Last week the internet exploded as the news of the new appointment of Marissa Mayer as the new CEO of Yahoo sparked. Most of the discussion was centered around the speculation of why Marissa left Google - clearly the market...

OpenStack is Coming to Israel

By |2020-10-05T10:10:45+00:00May 23, 2012|

I'm very excited to announce our first OpenStack Israel event on Wednesday the 30th of May in Petach Tikva in collaboration with the IGT Cloud and Rackspace. Since Avner Algom and myself started to work on the event a few...

Bare-Metal PaaS

By |2020-10-05T10:11:45+00:00May 20, 2012|

The Rise of Bare-Metal Clouds Cloud and Virtualization are not mandatory, and the number of cloud providers that supports bare-metal clouds is growing, as David Linthicum pointed out in his article Going native: The move to bare-metal cloud services It...

XAP 9.0 – Geared for Real-Time BigData Stream Processing

By |2020-10-05T10:16:59+00:00May 10, 2012|

XAP 9.0 is out the doorway, and I thought it would be a good opportunity to share some of the things we’ve been up to lately. Traditionally, one of XAP’s primary use cases was large scale event processing, more recently referred to as big data...

HPCS is going into public beta

By |2020-10-05T10:32:51+00:00May 3, 2012|

HP Cloud Services is an HP cloud initiative that is just about to launch as a public beta after several months in private beta. This is a new cloud offering that is based on the open source OpenStack project which has gained significant traction … Continue reading

Mapping the Cloud/PaaS Stack

By |2020-10-05T10:34:07+00:00May 3, 2012|

Cloud is evolving at an incredible pace, changing almost every aspect of our industry. It’s only natural then, that with this change also comes a continuous evolution of how we classify and categorize the various components of the cloud stack....