Friday the 21st! Well the Mayan’s miscalculated a little, but that’s okay since we have the best of this weeks cloud publishings. This week we’ve seen many acquisitions, from Red Hat to Oracle, a slew of big data predictions and the 2013 outlook for cloud computing.
Let me know if I missed anything good on Twitter @CloudGathering.
Derrick Harris A programmer’s guide to big data: 12 tools to know.
Ben Kepes What’s driving cloud adoption.
Ryan Hughes 2013 Predictions: Private cloud is really “cloud-washed virtualization.
Richard McDougall 2013 predictions for big data.
David Linthicum Cloud computing: Dare to be boring.
Angela Guess 2013 big data predictions.
Brandon Butler Cloud Sherpas funding, acquisition points to hot SaaS market.
Matt Asay Cloud convenience checkmates concerns.
Stacey Higginbotham Software and cloud could kill the set-top box.
Joe McKendrick IT executives not worried about finding cloud computing expertise.
Christian Verstraete The state of cloud computing at the verge of 2013.
Joe Panettieri Cloud Sherpa raises $40m buys a cloud integrator.
Sean Ludwig Red Hat buys a cloud management startup… in cash.
By Jake Gardner