What to watch for on the Cloud

Image by akakumo via Flickr I’ve been catching up this morning with some weekend posts, and came across (another) excellent post at GigaOM. We all know that cloud computing is developing into the hottest non-iPhone topic of 2008, so here’s an excellent post from GigaOM on where the development is taking place: Inside the Cloud: …

Amazon’s S3 was down for a long stretch yesterday

Image via CrunchBase In recent months I’ve written more and more about Cloud Computing, and have been a fan of it’s most prominent tool Amazon’s S3. Well, it looks like S3 had another major failure yesterday. I didn’t notice because I spent the day away from the internet, but according to many blog posts, the …

Understanding Amazon’s S3

Amit Agrawal, over at Digital Inspiration, has an excellent set of posts about what Amazon’s S3 web service is all about. Check it out: Amazon S3 Simple Storage Service – Everything You Wanted to Know Now some people assume that Amazon S3 is a storage service meant primarily for web start-ups who store data in-the-cloud …

Evernote leaves beta, goes live

Evernote, the ubiquitous synchronized capture application is now out of beta and available to all. For those who had stopped by when I wrote about available beta invites, you can now have at it on your own. The newly released version offers substantial improvements over the beta application, including an improved interface, and a new …

Amazon’s push onto the cloud explained by Bezos

Image via Wikipedia Om Malik managed to catch Jeff Bezos offstage at Walt Mossberg’s D6 conference last week, and the resulting video provides great insight into Amazon’s cloud computing efforts. If you haven’t been following the build out of cloud computing as closely as I have, let me provide some context. Amazon introduced several computing …

HP-EDS is the most interesting story of the last month

In a month when all the buzz about the on again, off again (and apparently on again) Ballmer-Yang waltz dominated the news, the HP-EDS deal may quietly emerge as the most significant technology consolidation we’ve seen in quite a while. Om Malik postulates that the real play here is not aimed at IBM, rather it …

A quick thought on Google Sites

I’ve been working my way through Google Sites, while comparing it to the original JotSpot account I had. So far the feature that I miss most is the ability to email to a page on Google Sites. Emailing to a page in JotSpot made it possible to enable pages as excellent stores for files, notes, …