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Posted by: Colby Dyess | May 13, 2014

The past week was a big one for Eucalyptus and, by extension, scalable private and hybrid cloud computing environments. We announced the upcoming release of Eucalyptus 4.0, with a variety of new features that address the common pain points our customers have seen as their deployments grow and change to meet new requirements. Eucalyptus has long been a vital tool for dev/test teams, but recently it has become an increasingly important tool for managing initiatives such as data analytics...

Posted by: Colby Dyess | May 13, 2014

We recently announced the upcoming release of Eucalyptus 4.0. This update contains a number of key enhancements that make it increasingly intuitive for DevOps teams and IT administrators to set up and deploy private cloud environments that are deeply compatible with Amazon Web Services APIs such as EC2, S3, EBS, IAM and more.

AWS continues to be the clear leader in public cloud, with revenue from Amazon's "Other" segment - which includes AWS - up 60 percent year-over-year, to $1.2...

Posted by: Colby Dyess | May 9, 2014

In a recently published case study, we looked at Linkgard, a company that specializes in custom software development, information security and data migration, and how it benefited from a Eucalyptus private cloud. Like a lot of users of Amazon Web Services, Linkgard was looking to further increase its agility in testing and development and realize additional costs savings, all while continuing to utilize the AWS expertise it had accumulated.

Eucalyptus, with its deep AWS API...

Posted by: Colby Dyess | May 8, 2014

The private cloud has received flak from some proponents of public Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), who argue that the falling costs of public cloud offerings, along with rapid development of new services and APIs in those ecosystems, has made on-premises IT obsolete. The ongoing pricing wars between IaaS providers would seem to underscore this point, with storage and compute becoming less expensive at a torrid pace. Egnyte chief Vineet Jain even foresees a future of $0 cloud storage -...

Posted by: Colby Dyess | May 7, 2014

Continuous Integration (CI) has been one of the hottest trends in IT in recent times, as organizations come under pressure from end users to speed up application development, testing and deployment. While CI isn't exactly a new idea - it emerged as part of the original Extreme Programming guidelines - the industry-wide shift to cloud computing architectures has made time to market and resource utilization more pressing concerns than ever before, leading companies to implement CI to keep up...

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