Archive for the 'cloudcomputing' Category

By the numbers: How Google Compute Engine stacks up to Amazon EC2 — Tech News and Analysis

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

some interesting piece of data comparing AWS and GCE (google compute engine, i.e IAAS offering from google)

By the numbers: How Google Compute Engine stacks up to Amazon EC2 — Tech News and Analysis

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

some interesting piece of data comparing AWS and GCE (google compute engine, i.e IAAS offering from google)

By the numbers: How Google Compute Engine stacks up to Amazon EC2 — Tech News and Analysis

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

some interesting piece of data comparing AWS and GCE (google compute engine, i.e IAAS offering from google)

Linode hack – Pastebin.com

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Linode VM hosting service was hacked. ~3000 Bitcoins were stolen

Linode hack – Pastebin.com

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Linode VM hosting service was hacked. ~3000 Bitcoins were stolen

Summary of the Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS Service Disruption

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Postmortem for the April-2011 EC2/EBS outage. It looks like a human errors plus unfortunate cascade of events lead to a requests storm that brought down EBS storage. Also, it appears that Amazon mis-estimated spare storage capacity needed for recov…

[slideshare] Netflix in the cloud 2011 – Adrian Cockcorft

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

Slides from Adrian Cockcorft, Netflix director of cloud systems about current state [for 2011] of Netflix’s AWS-based architecture

http://techblog.netflix.com/2010/12/5-lessons-weve-learned-using-aws.html

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

Notes from netflix tech blog about some key points of their EC2-based infrastructure design. Note that netflix is not affected by the current EBS problems in AWS US-EAST region. Their key point seems to be to equally split your infrastructure betw…

Who is affected by EC2? – EC2Disabled.com [by Amazon AWS outage of 21 April 2011]

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

The subj. looks really bad!

AWS is down: Why the sky is falling – justinsb’s posterous

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

A blog post explaining nature of the current Amazon AWS outage. The deal is that several so-called availability zones (AZ) failed simultaneously in amazon US-EAST region, even though amazon’s FAQ describe such event to be unlikely. Many interestin…