March 2012

    Mongo DB Sharding in the Pet Clinic Application recipe

    Can you shard on a cloud platform in a galaxy far far away ? In general, managing a sharded Mongo setup is not an easy task but it’s much more difficult to do it on any cloud. When you deploy a sharded Mongo on a cloud (any cloud…), you have...

    Big Data in the Cloud using Cloudify

    Edd Dumbill wrote an interesting article on O'Reilly Radar covering the current solutions for running Big Data in the Cloud Big data and cloud technology go hand-in-hand. Big data needs clusters of servers for processing, which clouds can readily provide. Edd touched briefly on the role of PaaS for delivering...

    Lessons from Zynga and Sony on moving from Amazon AWS

    Earlier this month Zynga announced its move from Amazon AWS to its own private Z-Cloud. Sony also started to move increasing parts of its workload from Amazon to Rackspace OpenStack. There isn't so much in common between these different use cases, except for the fact that they may indicate the...

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