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Ron Miller
Ron Miller is a freelance technology writer.
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The cloud is suddenly all the rage among large IT vendors as they begin to recognize that their customers are venturing into the public cloud, and as they do they need new ways to manage a hybrid environment. Hence the... Continue reading
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The OpenStack Summit next week in Paris could represent a pivotal moment in the history of the project. That's because it's attracted wide attention this year, and has become the open source project of the moment. The question is where... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at by Ron Miller
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Most folks probably think GE, the appliance and industrial giant would have a conservative approach to IT, but the fact is its IT policy is quite progressive and GE has announced plans to close 90 percent of its data centers... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at by Ron Miller
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It's Wednesday and that means it's time for my weekly feature, The Short Stack where I scour the web and social media looking for the very best OpenStack links I can find. This week, Mirantis gets $100M to pursue its... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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When Google introduced Chromebook for Work recently, it very likely made the Chromebook even more attractive to frugal enterprises. While the price tag has always been a draw, having administrative control should appeal to IT and could facilitate more Chromebook... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at by Ron Miller
It's Wednesday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature, The Short Stack where I scour the web and social media looking for the best OpenStack links I can find. This week, we look at the release of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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It's Wednesday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature, The Short Stack where I scour the web looking for the very best OpenStack links I can find. This week, we look at OpenStack co-founder Josh McKenty joining... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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It's Friday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature The Cloud 5, where I scour the web and other sources for the very best cloud links I can find. This week, we look at the impact of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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It's Wednesday (a gloomy, rainy one where I am) and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature, The Short Stack, where I scour the web looking for the very best OpenStack links I can find. This week we... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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The cloud price wars have reached the shores of Oracle. The company wants to increase its cloud presence and it's willing to get down and dirty on pricing with AWS to get Database as a Service customers. http://bit.ly/1nEIxwb Photo Credit:... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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It's Friday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature, The Cloud 5, where I scour the web looking for the very best cloud links I can find. This week, the first Android apps for the Chromebook (the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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It's Friday and that means it's time for my regular feature, The Cloud 5, where I scour the web looking for the very best cloud links I can find. This week, we explore the cloud's role in the nude photo... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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It's Wednesday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature where I scour the web looking for the very best OpenStack links I can find. This week, we look at the growing role of OpenStack in the enterprise,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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The celebrity nude photo leak debacle is a moving target and we still don't have all the information, but whatever the final outcome, and whoever is to blame, it would be a mistake to consider this a broad indictment against... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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It's Friday and that means it's time for my regular Friday feature, The Cloud 5, where I scour the web looking for the very best cloud links I can find. This week, we explore how Amazon attracts AWS developers with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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It's Wednesday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature, The Short Stack, where I scour the web looking for the very best OpenStack links I can find. This week, we look at VMware embracing OpenStack, HP still... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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We have big operating systems created for the desktop era and we have Google Chrome OS, an OS made for the cloud era, but what we lack is something in the middle that takes into account the way people work... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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Four years ago, Rackspace and its early partners came up with an idea for an open source private alternative to Amazon Web Services --and OpenStack was born. Today, the future of Rackspace is murky, but the open source project it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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This week, we look at whether the cloud has killed on-premises software, the enterprise cloud wars between Google and Microsoft and whether the cloud is really all about scale or something else. http://bit.ly/1nisfTF Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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It's Wednesday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature, the Short Stack where I scour the web looking for the very best OpenStack links I can find. This week we look at a long-time OpenStack critic deciding... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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AWS has become everyone's favorite whipping boy as they face stiff competition from some serious companies including Microsoft, Google and IBM, but before we write off AWS altogether, they might have an advantage nobody considered. http://bit.ly/1vgTqak Photo Credit: Elvert Barnes... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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It's Wednesday and that means it's time for my regular feature, The Short Stack where I scour the web looking for the best OpenStack links I can find. This week, we look at someone who is documenting different OpenStack implementations,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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Spain's new tax on linking to Spanish newspaper articles is ill defined and short sighted and ends up protecting a dying industry, while undermining a vibrant one. In fact, it makes no sense at all. http://bit.ly/1xXpBrs Photo Credit: CanStockPhoto Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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It's Friday and that means it's time for my regular feature, The Cloud 5, where I scour the web looking for the very best cloud links I can find. This week, we discuss the great debate over Amazon's earnings report,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at by Ron Miller
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It's Friday and that means it's time for my regular Friday feature, The Cloud 5, where I scour the web looking for the most interesting cloud links I can find. This week, we look at Werner Vogels from AWS talking... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at by Ron Miller