Data Ingress and Storage Access in Cloud Architecture

Buck Woody discusses in this article data ingress and storage access in Cloud Computing reference architecture. He explains how to create a centralized, off-premises (cloud-based) data store that provides flexibility, security, consistency, and guards against vendor lock-in. Buck is Senior Technical Specialist on Windows Azure at Microsoft and the examples …

Cloud Storage Simplified

Key/value stores are the most common storage offerings in the cloud today. This session introduces storage concepts and differences between cloud storage providers, including Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Rackspace Cloud Files, and Microsoft Azure Blob Storage. It demonstrates how jclouds BlobStore helps Java and Clojure developers avoid lock-in …