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When we first introduced computers into academic computing 50 years ago, there was one monster device somewhere in the institution.  Students and faculty had to sign-up for “time” and prepare their “programs” and data entry using punch cards or tape.  The end result was usually a limited few individuals sharing the system to accomplish mundane …

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Great Article on cost/risk benefits of Cloud Computing Cloud Multitenancy: More Than Meets the Eye — Multitenancy is one of the key enablers of the Public Cloud value proposition. But of course, there’s more to multitenancy than meets the eye. There are actually different degrees of multitenancy, with different advantages and disadvantages. And as you …

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The “Cloud” thing is really an exercise in consumer behavior.  So many new cellphones, PDAs, tablets, and other communications devices are being developed and marketed that there’s little time for the average consumer to make an educated decision about what is wanted or needed for that matter.  There’s a part of it all that smacks …

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