cloud os

  • In The Cloud OS Debate, OpenStack’s Success Inspires Backlash

    In The Cloud OS Debate, OpenStack’s Success Inspires Backlash

    In God we trust. All others bring data. This quote, widely attributed to total quality management pioneer W. Edwards Deming, came to mind this morning as I read an anonymous Tumblr post taking me to task for my “State of the Stack” presentation. Specifically, the author took issue with the analysis concluding that OpenStack has won the open source cloud wars. Read More

  • Oracle Buys Nimbula For Cloud OS Software, Not OpenStack

    Oracle Buys Nimbula For Cloud OS Software, Not OpenStack

    Oracle is buying Nimbula, the cloud OS startup started by some of the original creators of Amazon Web Services (AWS). But contrary to the reactionary hype, the purchase is for the team and the company’s technology and not as a means to join OpenStack, the open cloud organization that Nimbula participates in as a member. Read More

  • Microsoft Windows Azure Cloud OS platform announced

    Microsoft just made its first cloud OS, dubbed Azure, officially official. The system allows developers and hobbyist alike to collaborate together on a flexible and interoperable application platform. Applications created within can run from the cloud or even enhance non-cloud based applications with the hive-like features.  Azure reduces the need for up-front technology purchases, and… Read More