A 4-minute video by David Berlind on ZDnet that explains Amazon’s EC2, including breaking down the costs versus a dedicated hosting provider.
Yesterday, virt-factory, an internal RedHat project, went public. It is a framework for deploying and managing virtual appliances in a datacenter environment. It’s great to see things heading this direction, one we feel is imminent. This project is brought to … Continue reading
As a proof of concept, we’ve released a new Amazon EC2 ‘AMI’ (ami-34ba5f5d) that uses filesystem encryption (dm-crypt) for the ‘ephemeral store’. This image is available to the general public and we hope you get some good use from it. … Continue reading
We’ve been incommunicado because we’ve been nosedown working on our upcoming product, the Virtual Server Room (VSR). Expect some fairly interesting announcements early next year. I’ll provide some teaser blog entries here in the next couple of weeks that give … Continue reading
NetApp’s Founder, Dave Hitz, finally gets the merits of virtualization in his excellent blog. The reality is that virtualization is changing the way we think about IT in a fundamental way. There is one important facet of Dave’s entry above … Continue reading