Tag Archives: cloud computing

The Real Cloud Computing Transformation

October 16, 2011

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I recently gave the keynote address at a Kansas City symposium on cloud computing. So when I saw this article, my interest was piqued. The author believes that cloud computing is devouring itself. Um, alright. I guess I can buy the premise. But I think the author may be too absorbed with the technical layers […]

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Platform Pivot Possibilities

June 11, 2011

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Anyone who has read my musings before already knows that I have loved technology for a very long time. You are also aware that I’ve used many different forms and flavors of technology. The list of operating systems is quite long. On the server side, I’ve used: Univac Exec 8, IBM MVS, IBM VM/ESA, IBM […]

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Amazon Cloud Drive Musings

April 2, 2011

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After uploading all of my Amazon MP3 purchases to my Amazon Cloud Drive, I used almost all of the 5GB that Amazon provided.  I felt a little cheated because I made these purchases through Amazon.  Amazon is even making you offers of additional storage for new MP3 purchases.  Since I can see the record of […]

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Does Amazon Have the Whole Enchilada?

April 2, 2011

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For those who have read my musings for some time, you’ll know that I use a lot of Amazon services. I have purchased music from Amazon for many years.  Why would I use Amazon’s music service when iTunes owned the market?  Because I really believe in competition.  And I really believe in good prices.  And […]

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Center of the Universe? Meh, Bleh or Ewww?

February 7, 2009

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Google is taking an increasingly central role in all of my computing. [Note: Please take a look at a few of my recent posts.]  Here is the quick list: All of my personal email is processed via GMail.  This includes my ISP email that I pull via GMail.  And the introduction of offline capabilities only […]

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