Monthly Archives: January 2011

Should You Run Your Own Datacenter?

Running a datacenter can be expensive and time consuming, but don’t let that scare you. There are reasons why you might want to run your own datacenter as opposed to simply moving your resources to the cloud and letting someone … Continue reading

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3 Ways To Use A Hybrid Cloud

A hybrid cloud is a computing environment that takes on some of the features of a private cloud while using some elements of a public cloud. In other words, it’s neither wholly private nor wholly public. Here are three ways … Continue reading

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4 Reasons To Implement A Private Cloud

Many people have a fundamental misunderstanding of what is meant by “private cloud.” They think that private means internal. That isn’t necessarily the case. A private cloud does not necessarily have to exist on your premises. Your cloud can be … Continue reading

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Software, Apps, Or What?

In “The Virtualization of America,” I talked a little bit about why companies are going virtual, or moving to the cloud. I also talked a little bit about what that means. But I didn’t talk about was the how of … Continue reading

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The Virtualization Of America

Virtualization has become somewhat of a buzzword in cloud computing circles. Unlike cloud computing, virtualization is the utilization of real computers to create an illusion. It works like this: You take a real server and partition it into more than … Continue reading

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Photoshop Tutorials You Can Count On

One of the most important tools for any web developer or programmer is Photoshop. With this software you can style, resize, crop, and manipulate images for use on your web pages and in other graphic-oriented displays such as infographics and … Continue reading

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Web Languages And Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is a relatively new form of computing. Most IT industry professionals have heard about it and have likely even done some research on it. Advocates or not, they understand it well enough to make intelligent decisions about how … Continue reading

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3 Languages Every Web Designer Should Know

When it comes to web design, it is important to stay on top of the latest trends. While there are several languages currently in operation that allow web designers to build platforms for a variety of tasks, there are 3 … Continue reading

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Private Cloud Hosting

You know that there are different types of cloud hosting: Public cloud, private cloud, and hybrid cloud. Today I’d like to discuss different hosting options for setting up your own private cloud environment. On-premises dedicated server – Your first option, … Continue reading

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The 3 Biggest Cloud Computing Mistakes

Cloud computing has become all the rage. Everyone is talking about it even if they aren’t doing anything about it. In a few years, companies that don’t have a computing strategy that involves at least a partial move to the … Continue reading

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