Here's our review of noteworthy links for the data center industry for August 11th:
- Shopping the Cloud: Performance Benchmarks - A number of groups have initiated efforts to measure and compare the performance of various cloud providers under a variety of circumstances (application use case, geographical location and more). Here are some of the more interesting performance benchmarks. From Geva Perry at Thinking Out Cloud.
- The Cloud's Legal Lining - So far companies have barely scratched the surface of the opportunities that will come to handle computing workloads and host and develop applications more efficiently off-premises. With those benefits may come a number of legal and regulatory considerations. From CFO.com
- Recommended Listening: 10 Cloud Computing Podcasts - Looking for some cloud-related listening? An aural explanation of the hypervisor? Analysis of cloud news? Interviews with industry experts? There are actually a number of podcasts devoted to the subject of cloud computing. We've gathered a list for you. From ReadWriteCloud
- Server buyers won't ding HP for Hurd's transgressions - Data center managers say that the resignation of HP CEO Mark Hurd will not impact their decision to purchase servers from Hewlett-Packard one way or the other. From SearchDataCenter.