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  • Introducing the Cloud Computing Stack (2009 Edition)

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.Those of you watching the Open Cloud Computing Interface (OCCI) mailing list over the weekend may have spotted the Resource Types: Compute / Network / Storage thread which the…

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  • Cloud Computing Types: Public Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Private Cloud

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.It’s no secret that I don’t very much like this whole private cloud or internal cloud concept (see here and here), on the basis that while advanced virtualisation technologies…

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  • Cloud Computing Economics 101

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.I have finally got around to adding some of my cloud computing economics research in Wikipedia’s cloud computing article. I tried to maintain a neutral point of view but…

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  • Native Web Applications (NWA) vs Rich Internet Applications (RIA)

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.A rewrite of the Rich Internet Application (RIA) article (snapshot) is my latest contribution to Wikipedia following last year’s full rewrite of the Cloud Computing article (which is now…

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  • Taxonomy: The 6 layer Cloud Computing Stack

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.Finally things have settled down enough that we can start making some sensible statements about the taxonomy of cloud computing. The Wikipedia cloud computing article(s) in particular are now…

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  • The Cloud and Cloud Computing consensus definition?

    This content is 16 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it. “Cloud Computing is the realisation of Internet (‘Cloud’) based development and use of computer technology (‘Computing’) delivered by an ecosystem of providers.” It’s amazing that such a simple…

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