What is Cloud Computing?
Cloud Computing is nothing but providing Information Technology (IT)
components such as computing, storage, network bandwidth,security, platforms
and software as a service. It is considered to be a cost effective method,
because you need not pay upfront a hefty amount and you will pay for what you
Classification of Cloud Computing Services
There are three types in Cloud Computing Services .
1. IaaS - Infrastructure As a Service
The base IT infrastructure components such as Machines for computing,
Storage, Network is provided as a service. Example : Amazon AWS, Rackspace
Computing Cloud & Microsoft Windows Azure.
2. PaaS - Platform As a Service
A solid platform in which you can develop, test, deploy & offer your
applications to your end customers. Mostly your applications are offered as a
Web & Web Services technologies. Example : Microsoft A... (more)
Eucalyptus Session at Cloud Expo
In our constant pursuit of exploring new technologies, we stumbled upon the
Eucalyptus and greatly contemplated on its installation.
Being driven by our leaning towards cloud. Eucalyptus really clouded our
minds and we decided, "no pain, no gain".
And here we are having successfully installed Eucalyptus and here is how we
We have the Cloud Controller, the Cluster Controller and Node Controller all
up and running.
But the document is still a draft version.
We are not basking in the clouds having did it, Eucalyptus did not allow u... (more)
Eucalyptus Cloud Journal
Now we have a Eucalyptus' Private Cloud installed and running on our premise,
and it remained kinda of an artifact in our data-center for sometime. So I
thought why has not someone written anything about how make to make
Elasticfox work with Eucalyptus.
But there were quite a few pointers to what version will be ideally suited to
use for Eucalyptus, like this one, thanks Ajmf. I took the cue from there, I
enabled debugging on elasticfox, and used firebug to dig deeper. And I came
up with Hybridfox, yeah, and it works.
What is Hybridfox?
Hybridfox is an at... (more)
CloudFront Session at Cloud Expo
What is CloudFront?
CloudFront is a Content Delivery Network for Amazon S3 storage service. The
content that are stored in Amazon S3 can be delivered from the nearest
network location of the user accessing the content.This speeds up the
delivery of your content by minimizing the network latency. Also, this
reduces the hit to your primary server. This feature is mainly used by
websites providing static content to its end consumers.
Click here to know more about CloudFront
What is Streaming Media?
Streaming Media is a way to provide multimedia content... (more)
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One of the biggest challenges faced by the digital content providers today,
is to protect and secure the media content while streaming them. Streaming
media servers like Adobe Flash Media Server, Wowza…etc addresses this issue
in a big way. But it is a bit expensive proposition to host these media
servers on our own and especially when it comes to serving a large customer
base it becomes more complex. Amazon CloudFront recently announced its Media
Streaming support using Adobe Flash Media Servers. As i posted in my previous