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Feb 10 2010

Amazon S3: Now Much Safer for Important Data

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A few weeks ago when I spoke at the St. Louis Cloud Computing User Group, one of the possible cloud storage worries I brought up was the prospect of a few misplaced (accidental or malicious) clicks deleting large swaths of data. This applies with both S3 (the market leader) and other similar offerings. If you’ve […]

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Jan 29 2010

To the Clouds and Back (Cloud User Group talk)

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On Jan. 21, I gave one of the talks at the inaugural St. Louis Cloud Computing User Group meeting. I don’t think there is any video or audio (I forgot my audio recorder), but the slides are on SlideShare: To the Clouds and Back or for download as a PDF.

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Jan 28 2010

iPad: Yet Another Opinion

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Here are my initial, general thoughts about the much-hyped iPad. Clearly the world doesn’t need another blog post about this, but it sets the stage for something coming next. As many have observed, iPad is most easily summarized as a larger iPod Touch, plus some of the mobile data capability of an iPhone. Although this […]

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Jan 08 2010

Upcoming talk: Cloud Computing User Group

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The St. Louis Cloud Computing User Group launches on Jan. 21st at Appistry. Sam Charrington over there kicked it off, but I suspect it will shortly grow far past its Appistry roots. I’m giving a talk (one of two) at the first meeting. Contrary to the initial description floating around, I won’t be speaking (in […]

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Dec 16 2009

StartupToDo scholarships – 6 down, 4 to go

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A few days ago, we announced our StartupToDo.com scholarships. So far, 6 companies have qualified (and are being “awarded” their 6 months free (paid for by Oasis Digital) accounts. That leaves 4 slots… so if you’re interested, here is the information on how to apply.

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Dec 14 2009

StartupToDo.com Scholarships for St. Louis Startups

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A few weeks ago I met Bob Walsh, well known MicroISV guru (he wrote the book on it). He has a startup-acceleration company called StartupToDo.com; which he persuaded me to take a look at. The site offers a pile of information, for a fee, to help startups “cut to the chase” as they get moving. […]

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