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Unpicking the multi-cloud at GigaOM Structure

Unpicking the multi-cloud at GigaOM Structure

Last month, RightScale’s State of the Cloud report got me thinking about the rise of multi-cloud solutions. Next month, I’ll be moderating a Mapping Session at GigaOM’s Structure event to work out how, where, when, why and if this trend is going to prove significant. Hybrid clouds, in which one public cloud and one private cloud...
Find the data, aggregate the data, make the data useful

Find the data, aggregate the data, make the data useful

I was in New York in March, taking part in GigaOM’s Structure:Data event. As usual on these trips, I spent the day before the event walking around the city, soaking up some air, getting rained on, using coffee to stay awake, and meeting with a number of local companies. Of the companies I met that...
Discussing Data Markets in New York City

Discussing Data Markets in New York City

As part of GigaOM’s Structure:Data Conference (taking place in New York City on 20-21 March), Jo Maitland and I are going to host a Mapping Session on Data Marketplaces. What are they, what are they doing, why do they matter, and how does their future look? The session is intended to be highly interactive, so attendees...
[Some of] what you need to know about the cloud for 2013

[Some of] what you need to know about the cloud for 2013

Towards the end of last year, David Linthicum and I joined GigaOM’s Adam Lesser on a skype chat to take a look back at cloud successes and failures in 2012, and forward to cloud opportunities in 2013. GigaOM released the conversation as a podcast this morning. Amazon, Rackspace, Google, OpenStack, DropBox, and more get a...
My GigaOM week – report published, fireside chat videos, and more

My GigaOM week – report published, fireside chat videos, and more

It’s been a pretty GigaOM-focussed week. To begin the week, my GigaOM Pro report on Europe’s Helix Nebula cloud project was published. Then Tuesday and Wednesday were dominated by activities in and around GigaOM’s first conference on this side of the Atlantic; Structure Europe, held in Amsterdam. I moderated two sessions on the main stage...
My GigaOM Pro report on metered computing

My GigaOM Pro report on metered computing

I’ve just had another report published on GigaOM Pro. This one, Metered IT: the path to utility computing, is about the importance of defining common ways of describing and measuring computing resources. Until you can do that, it isn’t really feasible to compare the true cost of running jobs on different IT infrastructures. The piece was underwritten...
GigaOM Pro report on Hadoop and cluster management

GigaOM Pro report on Hadoop and cluster management

My latest piece of work for GigaOM Pro just went live. Scaling Hadoop clusters: the role of cluster management is available to GigaOM Pro subscribers, and was underwritten by StackIQ. Thanks to everyone who took the time to speak with me during the preparation of this report. As the blurb describes, From Facebook to Johns...
The Americans are Coming

The Americans are Coming

This October, two great US events are making their first forays into Europe. O’Reilly‘s big data conference, Strata, reaches London on 1-2 October. Then GigaOM‘s cloud computing event, Structure, hits Amsterdam on 16-17 October. I’ve attended both in the States (see disclaimer), and look forward to seeing how each sets about fusing the best elements...

June is San Francisco month

For real-world applications of Linked Data and the Semantic Web, the long-running Semantic Technology Conference is hard to beat. For getting a real handle on the Cloud Computing landscape, GigaOM‘s Structure Conference is also a leading light. Working across both areas as I do, these events tend to figure prominently in my calendar for the...

Trust, Big Data, Semantics, Data Marketplaces, and More Trust

I’ve had a few posts published over the weekend, picking up some things I have written about before. These are; My latest monthly column on SemanticWeb.com; Big Data Presents a Big Opportunity? My latest weekly wrap-up on GigaOMPro; Rosslyn Analytics, Microsoft Finding Value in Data Aggregation The teaser piece on GigaOM’s public Cloud site; In...

Curating a bit of the Cloud over at GigaOM Pro

Image via CrunchBase I’ve been a fan of Om Malik‘s boutique analyst site, GigaOM Pro, pretty much from the outset, and happily renew my subscription each year. The site covers a wide range of industry topics, and those Quarterly Wrap-ups are worth the fee all by themselves. I’ve written a few reports for them in...

A tale of two conferences

Image by Thomas Hawk via Flickr A somewhat hectic June concluded with my second trip of the month to California. Whilst the first excursion led to Santa Clara and an interesting insight into attempts by Hitachi Data Systems to reinvent its relationship with the wider community, the second journey took me to San Francisco and...