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“Last Inch” of Cloud Computing

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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. The “last mile” or “last kilometer” is a term in the networking industry describing “the close to end connectivity from a communication service provider to a customer”. Although your infrastructure like backbones is very Read more...

How to Avoid Virtual Machine Sprawl in the Cloud Age

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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. Technology can be a lot like fashion, with quickly shifting trends. Once we embraced big iron but after the mainframe age the industry went into the client/server age where we soon found too many Read more...

Creating A Blank Server on vCloud Express

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Matthew D. Sarrel, Sarrel Group In my first blog, I wrote a hands-on introduction to vCloud Express. In my second blog, I wrote about my experimentation with Terremark’s vCloud Express and found it easy to create a VM from one of Terremark’s templates.  Yet, as we know, simply creating VM’s isn’t the end of the Read more...