Cloud Computing Around the Web – April 25 To May 1

Submitted by webmaster on May 02, 2011

Despite the host of issues, we certainly feel there’s a silver lining at the end of this outage tunnel and as we’ve previously stated, “[l]ast week’s issues at Amazon were not a failure of the “cloud” – but an opportunity to continue public education on cloud complexities and a moment of self-reflection.”

To help you keep up, here is a collection of tweets from our Twitter account last week, organized by topic. We feel that these tweets represent the most interesting and relevant information on cloud computing this week.


Thoughts on the AWS Outage: Everything in moderation … even a single cloud provider

Cloud Computing Coverage

Final Thoughts on the Five-Day AWS Outage | eWeek
Morphlabs CEO Winston Damarillo on Amazon Outage: “Two things companies need to focus on to get a better understanding of their cloud solutions: diversity & control” | eWeek

Cloud Computing Headlines

Cloud computing’s growing pains | The Economist
Report: Sizing The Cloud | Forrester
To Cloud or Not to Cloud. IS that the big IT question? | WSJ
Telcoms Look to Cloud Computing | NYTimes
A crack in the cloud: Why the Amazon outage caught so many by surprise | SearchCloudComputing

Cloud Computing Resources

Summary of the Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS Service Disruption in the US East Region | Amazon
Amazon’s lengthy cloud outage shows the danger of complexity | Ars Technica
Amazon Cloud Outage A ‘Cautionary Tale’ | CRN
Cloud: The MSPs’ Dilemma | DataCenterDynamics
Infographic: How Big is the World of Cloud Computing? | Wikibon

Cloud Computing Industry Numbers

Global market for cloud computing will grow to $241B in 2020 – Forrester | CIO

Cloud Computing Events

Interop Las Vegas May 9 to 12 |

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