Big Data
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On-Demand Supercomputing

TheodoreOmtzigt - January 27, 2013

Except for the folks at Cray, most people are unaware of the unique requirements that set apart supercomputing infrastructure from cloud computing infrastructure. In its simplest form…

Cloud Computing
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Cloud Collaboration

TheodoreOmtzigt - October 3, 2012

The past 12 months, we have implemented a handful of global cloud platforms that connect US, EU, and APAC. The common impetus behind these projects is to…

Cloud Computing
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Amazon Silk: Split Browser Architecture

TheodoreOmtzigt - September 29, 2011

Amazon Silk (more…)

Data Mining
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Trillion Triple Semantic Database

TheodoreOmtzigt - September 15, 2011

The Semantic Web captures the semantics, or meaning, of data, and machines are enabled to interact with that meta data. It is an idea of WWW pioneer…

Inside Companies
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Why is there so little innovation in cloud hardware?

TheodoreOmtzigt - November 27, 2010

With the explosion of data and the need to make sense out of it all on a smart phone is creating an interesting opportunity. Mobile devices need…

Uncategorized
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The Rise of the Intercloud

TheodoreOmtzigt - July 16, 2010

Found a wonderful post by Greg Papadopoulos in which he postulates the trend towards interclouds. Greg argues that Amazon's AWS BYOS/IaaS (Bring Your Own Stack) is the…

Uncategorized
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Amazon IT Moves to the Cloud

TheodoreOmtzigt - July 14, 2010

Amazon's e-commerce site is planning to move into Amazon Web Services. Jen Boden is Amazon's e-commerce IT director. "Boden said her organization is in the preliminary stages…

Uncategorized
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And now something completely different: brain simulation

TheodoreOmtzigt - November 28, 2009

Our good folks at the national labs have been developing cloud computing for two decades, so what they are doing now is possibly an indication of what…

Data Mining
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Governmental IT: Analytics is not a dirty word

TheodoreOmtzigt - November 20, 2009

Over at Smart Data Collective, Bill Cooper wrote a wonderful article on deep analytics. In particular, I liked his assessment on the resistance expressed by customers that…

Uncategorized
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Interactive Map of cloud services

TheodoreOmtzigt - November 20, 2009

Appirio, a company that helps enterprise customers leverage PaaS cloud platforms such as Salesforce.com and Google Apps, put a nice interactive navigator on their website.The Appirio cloud…