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Cloud Hardware

Cloud computing and the coming clone wars

All this talk about Dell’s place in the cloud computing ecosystem has got me thinking… I’ve been saying for a long time now that the hardware market will turn into a bloodbath, with squeezes on the server side coming from horizontal scaling/commoditised hardware, multi-core processing, virtualisation, etc. as well as on the client side from […]

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Internet Standards

Proof Gmail IMAP (Gimap) supports IMAP IDLE

So for those of you with capable mail clients (like OS X Mail.app), here’s proof that IMAP IDLE works for delivering push mail: $ openssl s_client -connect imap.gmail.com:993 -crlf * OK Gimap ready for requests from 1.2.3.4 0123456789abcdef . capability * CAPABILITY IMAP4rev1 UNSELECT IDLE NAMESPACE QUOTA XLIST CHILDREN XYZZY . OK Thats all she […]

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Cloud

Google Apps – On in 60 seconds (HQ Quicktime MOV)

For those who liked the Google Apps – On in 60 seconds video (YouTube) you can also download the high quality original hosted ‘in the cloud’ on Amazon S3.

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Cloud Lab

Google Apps – On in 60 seconds

To celebrate today’s Google Apps launch here’s a screencast I whipped up showing just how easy it is with Google Apps to get ‘On in 60 seconds’: Update: On advice from Dave Girouard (VP, Google Enterprise) we’ve changed the name to ‘On in 60 seconds’ from the somewhat less enthralling ‘Setting up Google Apps’. Update: Thanks […]