Apache Libcloud provides single Python API for all clouds

The Apache Software Foundation has released the first full 1.0 release of Libcloud, a Python library designed to provide a common set of abstractions for working with services on over 30 different cloud providers — including container services and backup-as-a-service. The premise is that a developer can use Libcloud to access and manipulate any number of clouds […] Read more »

Google’s new Stackdriver service can manage applications across multiple clouds

Google is aiming to help companies manage applications across public and private clouds with a new product and a set of partnerships announced at its cloud user conference Wednesday. The company unveiled a new service that’s now in beta called Stackdriver, which allows customers to monitor workloads running on both Google Cloud Platform and Amazon […] Read more »

Docker containers vs. OpenStack clouds

Matt Asay has a smart piece over on InfoWorld about some ongoing struggles with OpenStack, as evidenced by Red Hat’s most recent earnings call. +MORE AT NETWORK WORLD: What broke Amazon’s cloud + It begs the question: Are containers to blame? Here’s Asay: As big as the community behind OpenStack has been, [Red Hat CEO […] Read more »

Do people go to heaven after they die or do vermins in them go to clouds after they eat their hosts?

by Dell’s Official Flickr Page Question by earthbeashen: Do people go to heaven after they die or do vermins in them go to clouds after they eat their hosts? Question is addressed to people and not religious monsters that eat people. E-mail me at [email protected] Do we go to heaven after we die? No, we […] Read more »

Q&A: Do people go to heaven after they die or do vermins in them go to clouds after they eat their hosts?

Question by earthbeashen: Do people go to heaven after they die or do vermins in them go to clouds after they eat their hosts? Question is addressed to people and not religious monsters that eat people. E-mail me at [email protected] Do we go to heaven after we die? No, we don’t go to heaven after […] Read more »

Weighing up the Future Development of the Clouds Hosting Solutions

by C.M. Keiner Cloud hosting services has emerged as one of the most important streams of web hosting services. 2010 has been a very flourishing year for hosting providers offering cloud severs solutions. The demand is expected to grow more and more. In fact, industry experts believe that the addition of some more well-defined features […] Read more »