Last year I was just observing the revolution when I spoke of inverting the CPU model into a rented hourly service for machine images. Now Amazon is asking “Who needs a search engine packed as an AMI? I say, who doesn’t? We’ve been watching desktop search happen in every company from [...]
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It’s time to re-examine those long running batch jobs. Could you partition the data to allow for MapReduce? I bet you can. I know I’ve always wanted an affordable way to fire up 30 servers and run MapReduce operations against giant datasets, it’s confirmed; I’m a dork.
Tom White sent [...]
Have you ever wanted to share some content with 50,000 of your closest friends but couldn’t find the time to setup an Akamai account? I guess Amazon’s S3 might work for you.
It just turned out that the S3 solution was ready for deployment immediately, where akamai requires more negotiation. In other words, [...]