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A reminder, based on the recent furor over the distribution of a U2 album from the cloud on to Apple devices. Cloud power, for sure.
So when Apple drops U2 on your iPhone, it shatters the illusion that your iPhone just works on its own, which is deeply unsettling.— James Grimmelmann (@grimmelm)September 16, 2014
But, cloud power is not about the device.
At Oracle OpenWorld 2014, the company will roll out its new Database Cloud Service — a new multi-tenant database-as-a-service offering that will let customers migrate their existing apps and databases to the cloud “with the push of a button,” said Ellison. Data will be compressed ten to one and encrypted for secure and efficient transfer to the cloud, with no reprogramming. “Every single Oracle feature — even our latest high-speed in-memory processing — is included in (more...)
Today’s developer ecosystem is one defined by the cloud. APIs, web services, GitHub, EngineYard, Heroku, PaaS, IaaS, Ruby, Python, PHP and more, are all part of today’s developer conversation; words unheard of just a few years ago.
The ability to build and integrate in the cloud is a developer differentiator. The old client-server assumptive days of developers writing UIs on top of each operating system and then making calls to static and (more...)
I first attended the Web Summit in 2009. Since then, it’s grown not only in breadth of the stages offered, but in depth too, and now includes even sport, music, film and food summits too. There’s something for everyone in tech to relate to, in practical ways.
On Monday, a U.S. judge gave Microsoft control of 22 domains owned by domain hosting service No-IP.com. Microsoft intended to filter out some domains used by malware, but promptly screwed up. The result was that millions of legitimate users could not access their servers.
This will happen again and again as infrastructure moves to centralized cloud providers. What do you think will happen if the server just above yours in the server rack (more...)