A glitch at one of Amazon's data centres brought a number of Web services grinding to a halt last night.
The cloud-based file-sharing and storage startup adds a new fund and partner network to its arsenal in its Microsoft attack.
Software giant is poised to launch a new startup/accelerator incubation effort designed to bring innovation to the company's Online Services Division.
Parts of Amazon Web Services were hit by an outage in a North Virginia data center, with many popular Web sites clocking off the Web for the evening.
Most customers should have East Coast problems with Amazon Web Services resolved today, but a few will have to wait longer for backup data to be restored.
An article asking who will first offer a LAMP platform as a service offering raises an even more fundamental question: does cloud computing even need the LAMP stack?
Amazon Web Services is experiencing problems in the East Coast region, which in turn is hurting many Web sites. A spokesperson refutes claims that Anonymous caused the outage, saying no attack took place on Amazon's cloud.
If Microsoft and Google are best positioned to take advantage of the integrated cloud for business opportunity (aka "one-stop" cloud), who are challengers most able to take a leadership position?
The platform style of cloud computing appears to not only be on the rise, but is even taking over from more basic infrastructure.
The practice of using cloud computing to solve real development, deployment, and operations problems is generating more buzz than the vision and theory.