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Linux and Cloud Computing: Can Pigs Fly? Linux now Dominates Microsoft Azure Servers

By Dick Weisinger

“Linux is a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches. The way the license is written, if you use any open-source software, you have to make the rest of your software open source,” said

Cloud Computing: Microsoft Increases Licensing Costs for non-Azure Cloud Vendors

By Dick Weisinger

Microsoft has recently announced new licensing changes that target competing cloud vendors that run Microsoft software in the cloud. Starting October 1st, 2019, the changes will go into effect, making the use of Microsoft software significantly more expensive to run

Cloud Computing: SLI + SLO + $ = SLA

By Dick Weisinger

Cloud Computing is hard. Customers want to be reassured that their data is safe and will be available at any time. The terms of the Service Level Agreement (SLA) customers and vendors agree to usually promise uptimes to multiple nines.

Cloud Robotics: On-Demand Remote Brain Power for Mobile Robots

By Dick Weisinger

Cloud robotics tethers remote cloud services with robotics. The cloud offers large-scale computation and storage capabilities that can be used for off-loading tasks from the robot. Cloud robotics is particularly useful for mobile robots because in that case there is

Cloud Computing: ‘True’ Versus ‘Fake’ Cloud Computing – Does it Always Matter?

By Dick Weisinger

There’s no denying that the future of IT is in the cloud. Oracle, who in their early days had been accused of promoting fake cloud solutions. In late 2016, Oracle purchased NetSuite, and now, ironically, Oracle’s NetSuite advertising warns customers