cloud computing archive

Python cloud computing on Cape user group agenda

The Cape Town Python User Group (CTPUG) will hold its next meeting on Saturday 5 June.

Cloud computing to drive open source

July 6th, 2009 | 2 Comments » Tags: ,

With the cloud computing wave poised to reach the world market in the next 12 to 18 months, open source software and coding techniques are about to hit the big time.

Open source cluster computing on demand

May 6th, 2009 | No Comments » Tags: ,

Need a Linux cluster for an hour or two? Powua is a new cloud computing service that uses open source software to allow users to rent up to 64 CPUs for high-demand graphics rendering or scientific applications.

Cloud computing as a business continuity plan

May 6th, 2009 | No Comments » Tags: ,

Business continuity planning and disaster recovery is an essential business risk management technique which is great on paper but often doesn’t deliver when it needs to. Business continuity planning is also expensive and has always been something only large corporates, with large budgets, could afford. But now, with cloud computing, even small businesses can put a plan in place to ensure they are able to continue their business in the face of a radical environment changes.