Scalr’s thoughts on Google’s EC2 competitor.
with Google Compute Engine, AWS has a formidable new competitor in the public cloud space, and we’ll likely be moving some of Scalr’s production workloads from our hybrid aws-rackspace-softlayer setup to it when it leaves beta. There’s a strong technical case for migrating heavy workloads to GCE, and I’ll be grabbing popcorn to eagerly watch as the battle unfolds between the giants.
realtime collaboration API. nifty! but can it collaborate on a per-app shared doc, or does it require that the app user auth to Google and access their own docs?
Capture MySQL traffic via tcpdump, tee it over the network to replay against a second database. Even supports query execution times and pauses between queries to playback the same load level
‘Organizations and users can now access the source code on Github and download the latest packages from the downloads page. Also, today, we announced that Riak CS Enterprise is now available as commercial licensed software, featuring multi-datacenter replication technology and 24×7 Basho customer support.’
another good Hadoop-at-scale presentation, from LI this time