The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has produced a working draft that defines various aspects of cloud computing, which may finally put a lid on the dubious claims put out by many vendors.
Asterisk, a somewhat resource consuming application is considered not fitting for Amazon EC2 structures. This talk will discuss the various issues related to creating dynamically extending platforms, using Asterisk, Amazon EC2, Amazon S3 and some web mesh-ups.
GemStone Systems, the leading provider of distributed data management technologies, today announced availability of GemFire Enterprise 6.0. The new version incorporates advanced capabilities enabling customers to dynamically adjust compute resources to meet service demands without any interruption to operations.
Yahoo! and Cloudera have worked together to produce a couple of training videos for Pig. There is Introduction to Pig, a 50 minute talk on Pig, including copious examples of writing Pig Latin scripts, an overview of how Pig works, and a discussion of the advantages of Pig versus other Hadoop interfaces