Posts Tagged ‘cloud computing’

Emil Sayegh
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Feb 9, 2016
Finding the right place for your apps to live is like shopping for real estate, with choices between owning, renting, and hybrid models. Owning your own home is like owning your own data center. Alternatively, a hotel lets you use as many rooms as you need without much of a commitment, which is like parking your applications in the public cloud. And hybrid clouds are somewhere in the middle. Owning a Data Center and Owning a Home Running your own data center is similar to… Read More
Stan Antov
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Jan 14, 2016
A new year has arrived, and it's time to decide what big things you want to do this year. I am doing so myself as both a developer and as a manager of developers. I am not talking about day-to-day tasks, but rather the “big picture” stuff. If you could go back a year and start preparing and setting up goals to achieve as the year kicked off, what would you change? This objective-making is called a resolution, and while there are many personal resolutions… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Jan 4, 2016
Originally posted on the WHIR.  Perspective is always important when picking technologies to base the future of your company’s IT on. Technologies go through generations of improvements along multiple dimensions before they reach true ubiquity. Take the disk drive as an example. First built in 1953 by IBM, each new generation of disk drives replaced larger, more sensitive, and more cumbersome devices. The cost also dropped precipitously with every generation. Not many people remember, but the earliest drives were usable only in the protected environment… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Dec 30, 2015
2015 was a year of transformation and growth for the entire IT industry, and the cloud was the poster child for that transformation. 2016 is sure to be filled with even more new cloud opportunities and advancements. Now that the industry is realizing the customization and control that enterprise needs, we have gotten a peek at the world that Nicholas Carr saw in 2003, when he said IT doesn’t matter, and then in 2008 when he predicted the big switch. IT has completely transformed and… Read More
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Dec 3, 2015
One of Codero’s favorite cloud customers is the University of Texas at Austin chapter of Delta Sigma Pi (DSP). Delta Sigma Pi is America’s foremost business fraternity, with 284 collegiate chapters and more than 20,000 active members. With a focus on producing community outreach and business projects, DSP needs an integrated system to manage all its projects, contacts, and websites. DSP runs its entire management ecosystem on the Codero Cloud to give them the necessary performance, scalability, and control for their complex needs. "The performance… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Nov 13, 2015
In an age of digital media, analog comic book collecting is still going strong. A lot of that has to do with top-tier comic book shops offering bestsellers, like Batman, Star Wars, Justice League, and many others. And unlike the music industry, the rise of digital comic distribution has increased demand for hard copy comics. Midtown Comics has grown to handle this demand as one of America’s most prominent online and brick and mortar comic book retailers. How to Handle More than 1 Million SKUs… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Oct 30, 2015
Codero CEO Emil Sayegh is scheduled to deliver a presentation at the 17th Cloud Expo next month in Santa Clara, California. Sayegh's presentation, “Big Data: How Will Cloud Computing Evolve?” examines how companies need to shift toward combining dedicated and cloud solutions through hybrid hosting to solve inherent issues in the way we host big data applications. Registration for the event is still open. Sign up by Saturday, October 31, and make sure to stop by Emil Sayegh's presentation on November 4 at 5pm. Here is what… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Oct 9, 2015
(This article was first published at Network World. Click here to view that post.) When more than 20 services on the Amazon Web Services platform failed on Sunday, many of the internet’s biggest sites and apps, including Netflix, Tinder, and IMDb, suffered outages over a 6-8 hour period. The culprit behind these outages was AWS's NoSQL database DynamoDB, which was overwhelmed by metadata queries leading to substantial downtime affecting multiple AWS services (including AWS Elastic Compute Cloud [EC2] and AWS WorkSpaces). This is not the… Read More