Cloud Computing - is it a good idea?

Cloud Computing - is it a good idea?

Posted on May 02, 2008 0 Comments

We have all seen google app engine, amazon's web services, SQL Server Data Services (SSDS) from Microsoft, and others. The whole premise behind the movement is to make your IT infrastructure "rentable". I for one think that this is both a great idea and a bad one all at once. For instance, it makes coding mashups a breeze - on the other hand you have concerns about where your data is and if it is secure. The whole trend is something to keep an eye on as it is gaining in popularity.

Jesse Davis

Jesse Davis

As Senior Director of Research & Development, Jesse is responsible for the daily operations, product development initiatives and forward looking research for Progress DataDirect. Jesse has spent nearly 20 years creating enterprise data products and has served as an expert on several industry standards including JDBC, J2EE, DRDA and OData. Jesse holds a bachelor of science degree in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State university.


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