A roundup of cloud computing links: Tim Bray prompts a discussion of cloud lock-in, Salesforce sees price cuts in SaaS, and user data on cloud computing from IDC.
A group of Facebook and Google alums have formed Cloudera to will help other companies adopt Hadoop, the open source platform for processing large data.
This week's belt-tightening among venture-backed startups is likely to kick off an important phase in the evolution of utility computing and cloud hosting. It's too early to know all the answers, but here are some of the key questions...
Microsoft's "cloud operating system" is suddenly making headlines, although the company has been talking about its rollout for weeks. Is it all about the name?
A tough week for the cloud: Gartner says cloud computing is causing confusion. Larry Ellison calls it "complete gibberish," while Richard Stallman says its "worse than stupidity."
Savvis, Inc. (SVVS) is launching a new solution to help independent software vendors (ISVs) offer their products as hosted applications
Blogger and author Nicholas Carr, who writes often about data centers and cloud computing, is the scheduled guest tonight on the Colbert Report.
How many data centers can $700 billion buy? A bunch, by any metric.
The new Cloud Computing Community has created a useful resource: the Cloud Computing Incidents Database, which provides historial data on cloud outages.
Cloud storage startup Zetta has closed a $10.68 million Series A financing round led by venture capital firms Sigma Partners and Foundation Capital.