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Impact of vCloud Technologies on Cost of Operations

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Matthew D. Sarrel, Sarrel Group I’m thinking about how vCloud Express changes the way that we work at Sarrel Group.  It’s interesting to look at the evolution of testing, especially virtual machine technology plus all the good cloud stuff. I’ll show you what I mean.  I was configuring a SharePoint 2010 server in my vCloud Read more...

The Future of the Operating System in 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. An operating system (OS) is a piece of software. It manages the computer hardware and provides common services for various applications. With the rise of cloud computing, people may wonder whether the OS is Read more...

Top Resources to Learn about vCloud Director

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By David Davis At VMworld 2010 in San Francisco, VMware's CEO Paul Maritz announced the cornerstone of their private cloud platform – vCloud Director. Formerly known as "Project Redwood", vCloud Director sits above your, potentially, existing virtual infrastructure and allows you to pool those virtual infrastructure resources to allow your IT customers to consume IT Read more...

Sharepoint 2010 Server in Terremark vCloud Express

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Matthew D. Sarrel, Sarrel Group Today I’m rolling out a Sharepoint 2010 Server in my Terremark environment.  From time to time my test projects involve sharing information with other team members so it will be helpful for me to have a document repository on my test network.  Besides, it’s so easy to provision a new Read more...

“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...