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Vertically Complete Systems with Data Openness: IT’s Next Big Trend?

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Steve Jin, VMware R&D This entry was reposted from DoubleCloud.org, a blog for architects and developers on virtualization and cloud computing. IBM recently announced its re-organization around its software and hardware business units. The previously separate business units were merged together as one – the Systems and Software Group led by the former software chief Read more...

A Big Cloud Challenge: Cross Stack Portability

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Steve Jin, VMware R&D This entry was reposted from DoubleCloud.org, a blog for architects and developers on virtualization and cloud computing. When you think of portability in cloud computing, you think of how to move applications code, data, and workloads. These are mostly horizontal movements within the same level of software stacks – from one Read more...

The Lingua Franca of Security in the Cloud

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By Michael Haines Sr. vCloud Architect  (Security)   I am sure you are not surprised to hear that 'Security' in the Cloud is one of the hottest issues for organizations wanting to architect and deploy a Cloud solution and service offering. So, where do you begin? In this blog I will highlight some of the Read more...

When Should You Use the Cloud? Example Use Cases

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By Steve Jin, VMware R&D This entry was reposted from DoubleCloud, a blog for architects and developers on virtualization and cloud computing. In my last post, I discussed when not to use cloud services. Basically you should avoid the cloud for your organization’s core competency IT systems.  Remember, cloud computing is not a silver bullet Read more...

When NOT to Use Cloud?

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By Steve Jin, VMware engineer This entry was reposted from DoubleCloud, a blog for architects and developers on virtualization and cloud computing. During the July 4th long weekend, I got the chance to read the book “Delivering Happiness” by Tony Hsieh. It’s a great book with many great ideas and lessons he learned from LinkExchange Read more...