Big Data Analytics & Multi-Cloud

Technical University of Berlin, Atos Spain, British Telecom and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche are organising a session called “Big Data Analytics & Multi-Cloud – Extending the benefits of Big Data Analytics by using Multi-Cloud environments” that will take place December 5th in Berlin. The event will present real world experience from ATOS …

Can Cloud Computing Disrupt the HPC Market?

This article was written by Theo Lynn and originally appeared as a guest entry in Information Management. You can read the original here. The market for high performance computing is huge and growing. Estimates of the total HPC market range from US$21bn to US$29.4bn (IDC, 2015; Intersect360 Research, 2015). The cloud category …

What is Self-Management?

WHAT IS SELF-MANAGEMENT? Self-management has been posited as a solution to complexity in IT infrastructure development generally and cloud computing specifically. It has its roots in autonomic computing; these systems are designed to react to internal and external observations without human intervention to overcome the management complexity of computer systems. …

What is Self-Organisation?

This is the second post in a series of posts about CloudLighting. In this post, we discuss self-organisation, one of the principles behind the CloudLighting system. The self-organising behaviour built into, and exhibited by, the cloud infrastructure will address the complexity of cloud ecosystem. WHAT IS SELF-ORGANISATION? Self-organisation is a powerful …