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How Salesforce Optimizes their AWS Cloud Consumption

A few weeks back we hosted a Silicon Vally Cloud Computing Meetup with Scalr and Quixey. A the event, Nate Lindstrom, Director of Network Operations at Salesforce spoke about best practices for managing cloud deployment such as cloud performance and cost optimization, security, scaling, tracking assets and much more. Check out his presentation here: Leveraging… Continue reading >

Silicon Valley Cloud Computing Meetup Recap

Yesterday evening, Quixey in Mountain View played host to the Silicon Valley Cloud Computing Meetup group. The topic, “Dynamic AWS cloud deployment, monitoring and optimization” is clearly one of great interest as over 350 people registered for the event. Sponsored by Cloudyn and Scalr, those attending the event enjoyed some great lightening speeches, pizza and… Continue reading >

IaaS vs. PaaS – Cost Implications

In cloud computing, people often use the terms IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and PaaS (Platform as a Service) interchangeably, but in reality they are completely different ways of distributing virtual services. At a high level, this might be equated to renting an empty home (IaaS) or furnished (PaaS) – and how one utilizes the features… Continue reading >