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Seemingly basic power problems in state-of-the-art data centers

Published: 05/17/2010

By Wing Ko I came across this "Stress tests rain on Amazon's cloud" article from the itnews for Australian Business about a week ago. A team of researchers in Australia spent 7 months stress tested Amazon's EC2, Google's AppEngine and Microsoft's Azure cloud computing services, and found that th...

CSA Federal Cloud Security Symposium Hosted by MITRE (McLean, VA)

Published: 05/17/2010

By Dov Yoran On August 5th, 2009, Cloud Security Alliance Federal Cloud Security Symposium was hosted by MITRE Corporation. This full day venue provided government personnel with access to leading commercial cloud security experts. Throughout the day perspectives on cloud computing, its benefits...

Will Silicon Valley Run Out of Data Center Space?

Published: 05/17/2010

By Wing Ko This slashdot posting caught my eyes last night - http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/09/08/12/2227215/Will-Silicon-Valley-Run-Out-of-Data-Center-Space. Judging from the thread, apparently it caught the eyes of quite a few people too. With all the exciting news and press releases duri...

Is your Cloud Provider making money?

Published: 05/17/2010

By Jim Reavis At a recent Cloud Security Alliance event, George Reese moderated a panel about Public/Private cloud interoperability and application portability. It was a great discussion, and I hope to be able to publish the proceedings soon. One of the common points that comes up when discussi...

Welcome to the CSA Blog

Published: 05/17/2010

By Jim Reavis Welcome to the Cloud Security Alliance blog. We have initiated this service to allow for more rapid communications between our expert volunteers and the larger community interested in cloud security. We plan to use this venue to comment on the important issues of the day related to...

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