Friday — Hooray! This week’s was an interesting one with a range of topic approaches to understanding the cloud including: cloud portability, cloud architecting, innovative approaches to the data center, and cloud security.
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Brandon Butler In terms of cloud security, outages are bigger risks than breaches.
David Linthicum How do you become the designer of cloud for your company?
Chris Kanaracus Oracle hearts PaaS poster child Engine Yard.
Galen Gruman Clearing up the mobile/cloud mess.
Derrick Harris 6 ways big data is helping reinvent enterprise security.
Stacey Higginbotham Facebook is taking a new approach to data center cooling.
Barb Darrow Cloud Foundry is making head way in cloud portability.
Cloudtweaks The issue of data ownership is making cloudy the promise of cloud via vendor lock-in.
Brandon Butler Had to give this a shout out even though we mentioned Brandon already. Amazon is claiming Obama’s victory as their own, and we are inclined to agree.
Sandra Gittlen The cloud as data center extension.
Joe Panettieri A great round up of the top 100 cloud computing and Channel conferences for 2013.
Chris Talbot Google has added some serious SQL services to their cloud app platform.
By Jake Gardner