Many in the technology world focus on the technology itself without
significant consideration of the data or more importantly, the information.
When you dig a bit deeper, the real reason, the business reason we exist is
about the data.
Just presenting data, however, it not enough. When building applications to
present data, we need to consider how to best present information. And with
information, there is a core principle to follow. I call it ‘rIrTrPrM’.
rIrTrPrM is an acronym of sorts:
rI = right Information: Ensuring that the right information is presented.
Extraneous or wrong information creates a convoluted picture. And it’s
important to consider the information to present, not just data or data
rT = right Time: Presenting the information at the right time or point when
the user or consumer is looking for it.
rP = right Person: Matching the c... (more)
The data center industry is heading toward an inflection point that has
significant impact on enterprises. It seems many aren't looking far enough
ahead, but the timeline appears to be 12-18 months, which is not that far
out! The issue is a typical supply chain issue of supply, demand and
A Change in the Winds
First, let's start with a bit of background... The advent of Cloud Computing
and newer technologies are driving an increase in the number of enterprises
looking to ‘get out of the data center business. I, along with others, have
presented many times about ‘Death... (more)
These are copies of the slides from SYS-CON's Cloud Bootcamp held at Cloud
Computing Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA November 2-4, 2009.
Tim Crawford: Introduction
Glenn Brunette (Sun): Cloud Security
Kevin Noonan (Push2Cloud): Google App Engine
Jason Christensen (jasonc411): Cloud Computing Mobile
SYS-CON Events (http://events.sys-con.com) announced today that the "show
prospectus" for the 5th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo
(www.CloudComputingExpo.com) is now shipping.
5th International Cloud Expo will take place April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob
Chief Information Officer on Ulitzer
In late 2009, I had the pleasure of joining Jim Swartz (pictured below), CIO
of Sybase in a “Meet the Press” type of interview format.
VMware hosted the interview for broadcast on CIO.com. The webcast is
available on CIO.com’s website.
Building data centers in specific areas is nothing new. Data centers are
large consumers of power.
That’s not news either.
Typically, data centers are located near sources of low-cost (and hopefully
Energy is a large portion of the overall data center operational costs. But
power isn’t everything. Two other major considerations are connectivity