A couple of people have asked me to share my opinion on the cloud. I've been hesitant to talk about the cloud, because of the fanatics and funding; the hype makes people deaf to reason. So, instead of talking about the cloud, here's a technical discussion of cloud technology that attempts to dismantle the hype. ... what’s the problem? The hype. The hype is the problem. With hype come straw man arguments that delay or hold back the healthy evolution and incorporation of this technological paradigm.

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I post here, I post there... I certainly don't post everywhere. Anyway, I wrote an article that discusses the basic technologies that power large cloud-like storage systems. Thought you might be interested.

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Theo Schlossnagle

Distributed Systems, Scalability, and Operations. read more

CEO - Circonus

Maryland, USA