The recent release of DoubleCloud vSearch represents a paradigm shift in how we manage data center in the future. Before agreeing with me on that, let’s take a quick look at the history.
Yahoo vs. Google
When the Web first came out in the early 90s, there weren’t many Web sites and pages out there. To help us find pages of interest, a typical directory approach was used. That created the initial success for Yahoo in the first place. Read more...
Several weeks ago, Christopher Wells sent me an email for permission for translating my blog into Japanese so that more people in Japan can benefit. Today he told me he had translated one of my posts into Japanese and posted it on his blog site. Here is the first paragraph in Japanese version:
オペレーティング･システム（OS）はソフトウェアの一部で、コンピュータのハードウェアを管理し、様々なアプリケーション用の一般サービスを提供しま す。クラウド・コンピューティングの台頭にともなって、OSがまだ関連するのか、また、将来のクラウドにおいてOSがどんな役割を果たすのか疑問に思う人 もいるでしょう。
Now a little quiz: which original article did Chris translate? I will leave it to you to guess out. Hint: here is the link to the full article. Read more...
After setting up this blog site, I updated my LinkedIn profile. This morning, my colleague Gilbert left me a comment saying “why not hybrid cloud?” I know he was kidding, but it’s a good time to explain why I got this name.
The basic idea behind the name is the following equation:
DoubleCloud = PublicCloud + PrivateCloud
or as some people prefer
DoubleCloud = ExternalCloud + InternalCloud Read more...