Re: [clouds] A cloud ref. framework for your review and comments

Paul Unbehagen <paul@unbehagen.net> Sat, 31 July 2010 09:57 UTC

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Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2010 11:57:53 +0200
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Subject: Re: [clouds] A cloud ref. framework for your review and comments
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Think the semantic of "private" is a bit overloaded. Private may be multi-tenant environments of IaaS within traditional providers VPN for specific customers or different dept's within a larger corporation that run a IaaS or DCaaS separately. 

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On Jul 31, 2010, at 11:33 AM, "Sam Johnston" <sj@google.com> wrote:

> On 30 July 2010 20:20, Paul Unbehagen <paul@unbehagen.net> wrote:
> Along that vein of thought the network components are just as important as more and more private clouds get built. 
> 
> Again this is the tail wagging the dog (and assumes you accept the premise that "private" cloud is even cloud given it lacks multi-tenancy and therefore requires significant capex, engineering for peak loads, etc.). Once there is some sanity around emulating legacy (e.g. virtual machines) in the infrastructure space the focus will quickly shift to platforms (app runtimes, databases, queues, etc.). The sooner the better if you ask me.
> 
> For now let's keep it simple at the upper level and drill down where & when we need to.
> 
> Sam
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