Microsoft announced that it is opening up Windows Azure Infrastructure Services to general availability today — and is offering it cheaper than before.
People have health care, and now clouds have “cloud care.” The only difference? Cloud care is free.
Netflix has published an explanation of the Amazon EC2 outage that took down the video-streaming service for hours on June 29 and 30.
Apple’s iCloud runs on two services from its biggest competitors, Microsoft’s Azure and Amazon’s elastic cloud, reports The Register.
Amazon’s EC2 cloud computing service faced another crash last night, which took down major websites like Instagram and Foursquare.
Amazon promised a detailed postmortem of its massive Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2) crash from last week, and it certainly delivered today with a nearly 6,000 word breakdown of the fiasco by the Amazon Web Services (AWS) team.
Sunlight is finally beginning to shine through Amazon’s disastrous cloud crash, which seemed impossible to avoid yesterday as it took down major sites like Foursquare and Reddit. Certain parts of the service are still struggling to get back online.
Amazon’s EC2 cloud computing service crashed overnight, taking down a bunch of key web sites. Affected sites included Foursquare, Reddit, Cydia, Discovr and Scvngr.
Graphics chip maker Nvidia announced today that users of Amazon Web Services, Amazon’s cloud-computing arm, which hosts web computing infrastructure for lots of companies, will now be able to tap the power of graphics chips on demand for cloud applications.