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Cloud Computing: Cloud Standardisation

Stephen Foskett has been posting some interesting commentary over the last week relating to cloud standards and today discussed the Zend API for PHP.  In previous posts, he’s mentioned the SNIA initiative amongst others.  Have a look at this great post he wrote on why standards aren’t needed. Now, it’s no secret that I’m keen on the idea of Cloud ... Read More »

Review: Nirvanix CloudNAS

Nirvanix is one of the companies at the forefront of offering cloud computing services.  Their key products are based around the Nirvanix Storage Delivery Network (SDN);  data can be stored and retrieved using a number of client applications, one of which is the Nirvanix CloudNAS product.  I’ve been reviewing the latest Windows release to see how it works. Background Cloud ... Read More »

Redundant Array of Inexpensive Clouds – Pt III

In my two previous articles I discussed Cloud Storage and the concept of using middleware to store multiple copies of data across different service providers. In this final part, I’d like to discuss the whole issue of security. Using “the cloud” to store data requires a major shift in thinking; traditionally all your information would be stored locally and therefore ... Read More »

Redundant Array of Inexpensive Clouds – Pt II

In my previous post I started the discussion on how cloud storage could actually be useful to organisations and not be simply for consumer use. Standards One of the big issues that will arise is the subject of standards. To my knowledge, there is no standard so far which determines how cloud storage should be accessed and how objects should ... Read More »