Amazon’s Kenesis promises rapid real-time data analysis

Amazon Web Services has released a cloud-based data analytics tool which it says can carry out real-time analysis on terabytes of data coming from multiple sources in an hour. With the introduction of

Published on: November 15th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Cloud computing: One world, two, or more?

One of the problems with cloud computing is it is so flexible. We’re still in the early stages of the technology and – pardon the pun – the sky’s the limit on what

Published on: September 10th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Citrix donates Xen to Linux Foundation

Hoping to spur future development of its open-source Xen hypervisor, Citrix announced this week that it has donated its code to the Linux Foundation.As a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project, Xen has been renamed

Published on: April 17th, 2013

Windows Server 2012 available on AWS

Amazon cloud customers can now run virtual instances of Windows Server 2012, the company has announced.  Tom Rizzo, the general manager for AWS's Windows team, wrote in a blog post that Amazon was publishing

Published on: November 23rd, 2012 IT World Canada Staff

Toronto firm does big data chemistry in the cloud

If you’re a medical researcher looking for antibodies, sometimes Googling isn’t enough. Or rather, it’s too much. In 2009, 1DegreeBio was started by a group of medical and technology-savvy entrepreneurs to become what they now

Published on: June 18th, 2012 brian bloom

Amazon takes advantage of GPUs in the cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) now allows users of its cloud computing platform to take advantage of the extra power graphics processing units (GPUs) can give. The company hopes the move will attract high-performance

Published on: November 15th, 2010 Mikael Ricknas

Amazon Web Services adds PHP development kit

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has released a toolkit to make it easier to develop applications in PHP that will run on Amazon's cloud, the company said on Wednesday.Using the AWS SDK for PHP,

Published on: September 29th, 2010 Mikael Ricknas

NetSuite partners with Amazon cloud storage

NetSuite has integrated its on-demand ERP (enterprise resource planning) software with Amazon Web Services' Simple Storage Service (S3), the company announced Wednesday in conjunction with its annual partner and developer conference in San

Published on: April 14th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

Oracle – Sun Microsystems merger resource centre

Oracle has signed a deal to purchase Sun Microsystems for US$7.4 billion, plunging the enterprise software vendor into the hardware market and making Sun the latest company to be subsumed by the Silicon

Published on: April 19th, 2009 ITWorld Canada Team