My Tweets of the Winter 2011-2012: Mobile and Cloud Computing and the Software Industry

By Marten Mickos | May 10, 2012

Here is a summary of my tweets about mobile and cloud computing and the software industry from the previous months.

This is my previous tweet summary for Fall 2011. And, of course, feel free to follow my tweets in real time at http://twitter.com/#!/martenmickos


Mobile

March

Excellent review of the future of mobile http://t.co/MAgUuskc - and I am thinking "you need cloud to power all of this" 23 Mar 2012

"For the moment, Nokia, you have my undivided attention" http://t.co/64p8eLZy 12 Mar 2012

January

2.1 billion internet users and 5.9 billion mobile subscriptions in 2011 http://bit.ly/wRGNhF via @mjasay -- cloud infra is needed

Is 2012 the year of Nokia? http://t.co/fhwSUKNC via @fabricapo

"an impressive bundle on a handset that deserves to succeed" - Nokia's Mango-powered Lumia 710 http://t.co/kEaCtrpl


Cloud Computing and the Software Industry

March

OneOps, TwoOps … Exploring cloud ops: http://bit.ly/H0CzM7 by @jamesurquhart

Private cloud set to grow 10-fold in 2012 says Gartner analyst http://bit.ly/H3flDb

Cloudera adds industry's top talent to executive management team - http://bit.ly/H7BYeM

RT @mjasay: 72% of CIOs fear business leaders see cloud as way to circumvent IT zite.to/GQKiKv

Top 5 private cloud trends by Gartner's Tom Bittman @tombitt http://bit.ly/GStJl1 - "10X increase in private cloud deployments in 2012"

Lots of Eucalyptus partners on this list: OnDemand Top 100 Private Companies http://bit.ly/GCj4YY

Cloud taking glint off of Oracle - http://bit.ly/GBgJ3Q via @jtaschek

Moving12TB of data between clouds takes 4 hours to a week, depending on the cloud http://zite.to/GDE1Up via @mjasay

More non-human than human traffic on the internet http://zite.to/wuSZy7 - towards the internet of things - via @mjasay

The case for private cloud: data protection and security http://onforb.es/FPKaeg via @appscalecloud

New federal CTO Todd Park @todd_park http://t.co/U8Q8F9NH - one of the most remarkable people @timoreilly ever met

For those who are still doubtful about cloud computing (hint: it's here to stay) http://bit.ly/twiredcl via @rightscale

Happy birthday Amazon S3, 6 years old! http://t.co/DNegd3BR

RT‏ @sogrady the funny thing is that people are surprised and saddened by Yahoo's suit: this is the inevitable, perpetual consequence of weaponized IP

RT @structureblog Oracle has a cloud computing secret http://dlvr.it/1JCklw

At #SXSW, listening to Josh Fraser of #RightScale talking about public clouds, private clouds, and cloud management http://bit.ly/xLWUkg

Hybrid IT is the new IT and it is here to stay http://bit.ly/wxkjia - Chris Howard, Gartner

The New York Times on clouds, Amazon Web Services, and open source http://nyti.ms/xrOdZ4

Overheard: Of typical IT expenses, 65% goes to old vendors, 25% is for new projects, and up to 10% is for experimentation. True?

February

What is your main driver in moving to private clouds? - Agility, say 59% of Gartner clients

was reminded by @swardley of the Jevons paradox http://bit.ly/MGRVj - new efficiency of cloud will not leave sysadmins w/o work

RT @swardley: It still bemuses me why anyone thinks they can compete with an alternative API to EC2/S3 (+EBS).

See this as an open API to the various clouds http://bit.ly/xLLxWz

RT @ericabrescia Check out our new home page for BitNami! Build. Click. Deploy. : http://bitnami.org

Hybrid cloud computing is an imperative. - Gartner

Funambol shows how cloud serves the mobile world http://youtu.be/YVyruqIAg2c

Congrats, enStratus on new product release http://bit.ly/z1lPDF for enterprise cloud management

January

Web economy in G20 set to double by 2016 http://bbc.in/AuFJxR

Standing room only at #CEE2012 when @Werner Vogels of AWS speaks

people to follow on Twitter on the topic of #cloudcomputing http://bit.ly/xTbqKF

Fear in EU of Patriot Act is a reason for private clouds http://rww.to/zGgR7e

Amazon developed a new NoSQL database - DynamoDB http://wv.ly/DynamoDB

RT @mikeolson: Congrats all around! Former US CIO @vivekkundra joins Salesforce.com as VP, Emerging Markets: http://bit.ly/zm2C68.

Advice to CIOs on cloud computing http://bit.ly/zyqC8o

RT @mikeolson: Businessweek reporter @valleyhack thinks that Microsoft's future is bright: http://buswk.co/yQNccd

Red Hat at $1bn because "IT executives want to buy products, not raw materials" http://onforb.es/qzDsKd

Open source and big data. Congrats, Cloudera, on resale deal with Oracle http://zd.net/zUup7E

Analogy: cloud computing is like a laundromat http://bit.ly/uLn2E7

Cloud market predictions for 2012 by SearchCloudComputing.com staff http://t.co/GoFjZjMj

on the impressive growth of Amazon Web Services http://t.co/0u9bLeLa

RT @jeffbarr: Big news regarding #Python, #boto, and #AWS: http://t.co/dkAzK9Ph (and @garnaat)

December

Cloud Predictions 2012 by @dr138 http://bit.ly/vXAiI5

RT @mjasay: PaaS Is The Future Of Cloud Services http://bit.ly/txD6n5 < Open APIs the new open source?

RT @strukhoff: 'Twas the Rev Before Christmas http://bit.ly/sYwJ5A < masterful!

RT @rwcloud: 2012 Predictions, Cloud Edition: Joe Brockmeier http://rww.to/sMoBC6

In 2012, private cloud will grow bigger, hybrid will grow - agree with VMware on this one http://zite.to/tmL7eD via @mjasay

RT @mjasay: 2011 CIO survey: Big spending on mobile, IT infrastructure...and desktop Linux http://zite.to/t2o9Fv

RT @dr138 Why Amazon's current cloud domination helps us all http://cnet.co/tCmIEw via @CNET

one of the ten most influential people in cloud computing joins enStratus http://bit.ly/vxrASQ

Mårten Mickos

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