Google Cloud Platform: Ushering in the Next Generation of Cloud Computing

Google Senior Vice President Urs Hölzle shares Google vision for the next generation of Cloud computing. He discusses how investments in infrastructure, software and people will help usher in this new era for Google and developers around the world via the Google Cloud Platform. This session also includes announcements and …

Using Google Cloud Storage

Since last year, the Google Cloud Storage team has shipped several features that let you use Google Cloud Storage for a variety of advanced use cases. This session will open with a quick introduction to the product, and quickly shift focus to implementing a variety of advanced applications using new …

Platforms in the Cloud by David Chappell

During the first day at the Jazoon Conference, David Chappell gave an interesting keynote about the opportunities brought by the Cloud that he defines as a new available platform for software developers. His presentation was good, mixing both general overview information and more technical considerations that could interest software developers.

Measuring and Comparing the Performance of 5 Cloud Platforms

Bitcurrent and Webmetrics have run a number of tests for a month on 5 different cloud platforms – Amazon, Google, Rackspace, Salesforce.com, and Terremark -, attempting to measure the performance of each platform. One of their conclusions is that each platform works better for different application types. http://www.infoq.com/news/2010/07/Benchmarking-5-Cloud-Platforms