Tag Archives: cloud

The New Data Warehouse Choice

I was listening to the SQL Data Partners podcast the other day with BI expert, Tim Mitchell, and the opening question was “Is the on-premises Data Warehouse dead?” Tim is a friend, so I tuned in knowing he has some good … Continue reading

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State of the Cloud

Microsoft has joined the billion dollar club. For Azure, that is. They announced that this platform and service will generate a billion dollars in revenue. It’s been growing, and at least one analyst expects the revenue to double annually. Profit is … Continue reading

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Cloud Common Sense

The byline for this piece about cloud computingis great. It a sarcastic comment about problems in the cloud, and if you read it, then maybe you won’t think every problem in the cloud is cause for the complete abandonment of … Continue reading

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The Intelligence Cloud

I was thinking to call this the “Military Intelligence Cloud” but no one would believe it was true. Apparently the US Air Force has awarded a contract to build an intelligence platform that will allow different branches of the military … Continue reading

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Cloud Hacking

Not everyone is down on the cloud. Apparently someone found a great use for pay-as-you-go computing in the cloud by using it to hack wireless networks. What’s next, someone using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk to find security holes in police patrols … Continue reading

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