Cloud

Five ways to use the cloud and stumbling blocks along the way

The practice of renting virtualised pools of servers and storage over the net is known as infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and is the most popular class of cloud service available today. But most businesses are only making limited use of IaaS, with the majority restricting their use to spinning up application development and test environments… Continue reading Five ways to use the cloud and stumbling blocks along the way

jQuery

Why jQuery is so popular?

About five years ago, no one had heard about jQuery. Today, we can say for sure, it is the most popular Javascript library in the world. The statistics clearly says for that fact: in the year 2012 jQuery was used by more than 50% of the top 10,000 websites in the world. That’s a massive… Continue reading Why jQuery is so popular?

Cloud

Yeah, until it rains…Or is my data safe in the cloud? ;)

When you say “cloud” somebody’s imagination draws a sky with dozens of funny-shaped airy clouds, IT folks’ mind will recall companies’ names like Microsoft, Google, Dropbox, Amazon. Indeed, cloud computing has contributed to the business world tremendously, still there is much skepticism around such kind of services, reliability and security of remote clouds. Naturally when… Continue reading Yeah, until it rains…Or is my data safe in the cloud? 😉

IT Trends, Microsoft

Microsoft plans for 2012: to buy LinkedIn & Netflix

Market research firm IDC predicts a large number of transactions and purchases in 2012. This is due to the fact that companies want to increase their presence in cloud computing, social networking and online content. Among other IDC predicted past Thursday that Microsoft would buy Netflix to give it a stronghold in online video entertainment… Continue reading Microsoft plans for 2012: to buy LinkedIn & Netflix