This week was an interesting one for sure, but all the same, we’re happy its Friday! With the election coming to an end, some of the trends we’ve been seeing in published articles centers on the elections true winner: Big data. Other topics this week have focused on Amazon and Google making both headway and missteps in the cloud, the continued impact on Superstorm Sandy on DR plans, an the security issues inherent in the public cloud.
If we missed anything good, send it our way on Twitter @CloudGathering.
Barb Darrow: Google is spiffing up its Cloud SQL database.
Ben Kepes: Ping Identity is helping maintain up-time in the light of the latest Amazon outage.
Brandon Butler: Gartner’s Magic Quadrant is a Who’s Who of cloud.
John Furrier: Microsoft is loving Hadoop.
Reuven Cohen: Amazon Proposes ‘closed’ top-level .CLOUD domain.
Adron Hall: Cloud Washing is in full effect – don’t be fooled.
Andy Pattinson: Where is cloud in Australia?
Richard Seroter: AWS, Elastic Beanstalk, and Multi-language PaaS.
Philbert Shih: Rackspace is moving apace, slightly down in its Q3 results.
Joe Panettieri: A Nor’easter on the heels of Sandy complicates Disaster Recovery plans.
Stacey Higginbotham: Heroku is a fun PaaS playground for data.
Sean Ludwig: Nate Silver, Big Data won the election.
Allen Bernard: How big data will separate the haves from the have-nots.
Tom Simonite: Software in one part of the cloud can spy on other software hosted nearby.
Michael Morisy: Big data might not have won the election, but it might cure cancer.
David Linthicum: U.S. government cloud mandate is evaporating.
By Jake Gardner