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[15 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on Assessing Costs When Programming Cloud Computing Applications | ]

Cloud Computing gives users access to large pools of resources on demand with a utility price model and thereby introduces the ability for developers to affect operational cost of an application. However, this ability is yet to be fully understood. The presenter investigated the price models of several Cloud Computing providers. He describes several ways to think about scalability and cost efficiency when designing and programming Cloud Computing applications. The presentation will focus on how to turn the mindset of the programmer to encompass the new responsibility of operational cost efficiency.

[10 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Cost Model for Cloud Applications | ]

When your write software for the Cloud,  you have to answer the question “how much will it cost?”. This blog post provides tools and techniques to build a cost model for the cloud with a more specific focus on Windows Azure.