cloud services

So unfair!  Again a headline to shock you that has little truth in reality.  Its like saying, Sorry, you’ll be alseep for 8 hours from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. EVERY DAY.  Obviously if your Cloud Services are global and require 24×7 uptime, you architect a system that uses a CDN and a redundant distributed …

Continue reading Sorry, Your Cloud’s Gonna Be Out For the Next 10 Hours

A million is a lot of servers.  And if you follow the statistics stated about the power requirements, it’s no wonder that Microsoft is building their data centers abroad.  Even so, their Azure presence and Office 360 Strategy represents a promising direction to their strategy.  But its a lot different than those days when the …

Continue reading Microsoft now has one million servers

O where O where has my data gone.O where O where can it be? Of course this doesn’t ever happen to you, does it.  Well, it happens to me all the time for one simple reason:  I refuse to use only one platform for all my computing needs. And I can’t afford to become enslaved …

Continue reading Microsoft Renames SkyDrive to OneDrive

“Public schools around the country are adopting web-based services that collect and analyze personal details about students without adequately safeguarding the information from potential misuse by service providers, according to new research.  A study, which is expected to be released on Friday, by the Center on Law and Information Policy at Fordham Law School in …

Continue reading Data at Risk as Schools use Web Tools