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A “New Solutions Era” for the Three Clouds

There is an extensive discussion on what the “cloud” definition and standards should be, benefits and risks, etc. Probably a distraction of really critical issues:

  1. How the industry players will collaborate en deliver the software services is a complex discussion. We can expect hosters to get vertical expertise, and…

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Posted in The Future Computing Appliances and SQL Server on 19 April 2009

Involuntary Mindcasting and some reasons behind Twitter Protected Updates

Can you imagine involuntary mindcasting? Most likely all accounts would be protected; probably Twitter wouldn’t exist at all…

Recently I sent a mail to over 200 twitters inside Microsoft asking why we were using an e-mail alias instead of a protected account for sharing experiences. The first answer was Why… Read more

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Posted in The Future Computing Appliances and SQL Server on 24 March 2009

Disruptive Simplicity : The end of complexity

@nishshah posted a tweet related to Disruptive Simplicity citing Netbooks and the Flip Mino. Let me add more examples on how a new customer category can be created by “returning to basics”:

  • Netbook vs UMPC.
  • Flip mino vs Camcorders
  • Widgets vs Full software applications
  • RIA vs Rich Client
  • Twitter vs…

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Posted in The Future Computing Appliances and SQL Server on 18 March 2009

In search of the Cloud Computing Killer App

A Killer Application is a need of the user group that can be filled, and by filling it, create an acceptance of that tool and the supporting methods/results

Let’s not just focus on placing your applications on the Cloud. The just is in effect a whole game changer, but… Read more

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Posted in The Future Computing Appliances and SQL Server on 17 March 2009

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