A Plethora Of Cloud Computing Benchmarks
Phoronix: A Plethora Of Cloud Computing Benchmarks
One of the companies that we have been collaborating with on some of the features for the Phoronix Test Suite has been CloudHarmony, which is a company that seeks to provide an assortment of information on different cloud computing platforms and offerings from the various firms. Using the Phoronix Test Suite they have been benchmarking a plethora of different cloud computing platforms and today they have published a huge batch of results -- benchmarks from over 150 different cloud server configurations from 20 different providers!..
Cloud Security - Forecast Cloudy?
Great article highlighting the need for everyone to have a much higher computer/data security awareness. I am wary about cloud computing, but not against it. Just recognize that whenever data or process go outside your four walls, you lose control of security: And you'd better be very, very sure someone is picking it up. Google to a (free) blog that has great security (and other) info, “The Business-Technology Weave” – catch the post, “Cloud Computing and Security: Forecast Cloudy?” Also, check a book we use at work, "I.T. WARS" (you can Google to it, a good part of it is available online at Google Books; Amazon too). It has a great Security chapter, and others that treat security, content management, policy, etc. Highly recommended. Great stuff.
Originally Posted by phoronix