Cloud Computing Trend – Minus the Hype


If you subtract the hype, cloud computing is moving as a tortoise – slow and steady, more slow than steady. Will it win the race? May be; but not next year. The question is where we will be one year down the line. [You need to read this post in conjunction with my earlier post … Continue reading

Cloud does not require change in programming model – Microsoft


In two of my previous posts I have highlighted why I think cloud computing needs change in thinking. However, in a recent discussion Walid Abu-Hadba (of Microsoft) clearly stated that Microsoft’s cloud strategy assumes that they are going to retain the existing programming model for cloud. That is, programmers can develop their application without bothering … Continue reading

Cloud Strategy


(This post is triggered by John Gannon asking me a question about “the implication of VMware acquisition of Spring Source?”) IaaS: Infrastructure as a Service PaaS: Platform as a Service SaaS: Software as a Service The proposition: The proposition: The proposition: I will give you a virtual machine in the cloud which you can provision … Continue reading