Future Lab: Cloud Computing

Open Cirrus is an open cloud-computing research testbed designed to support research into the design, provisioning, and management of services at a global, multi-datacenter scale. An Internet service such as Facebook is one example of cloud computing which presents certain data management challenges. Large sets of data that enterprises seek to move to the cloud present significant challenges. However the benefits, which include cost-savings, scalability and automation promise to be substantial.

Check out the latest installment of Future Lab Radio to find out what Intel, Yahoo, HP and university researchers are working on in “the cloud”.

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