The cloud is all the hype now, but most people don’t keep in mind that it is not a silver bullet or a panacea. The cloud (or more technically speaking), the use of large scale virtualization is recommended for specific use cases. In this article, we’re going to go through these use cases for which the cloud is recommended. In the final chapter, I am going to emphasize some of the caveats, traps and risks associated with transitioning to the cloud.
I came up with the idea for this post after one very simple thing happened: some of the documents from my Google Drive disappeared. For most of them, I had no backup. Fortunately, they got restored a few months after I reported the issue. But it was enough to get me thinking.
We hear a lot about cloud infrastructure and scaling out, but the truth is that…
The situation is really simple: Google sends organic traffic to some content farm. The content farm displays ads, including via AdSense. If the user clicks on a Google ad, the content farm makes 10 cents. Google makes 5.
HTML5 is winning the battle against Flash, one baby step at the time.
I got this gut feeling last night, when Radu told me:
“Dude, Grooveshark switched to HTML5”