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This Cloud Thing May Be for Real…

Good post on Cloudscaling.com blog today – interview with Adrian Cockroft, Cloud Architect at Netflix.  Whenever I meet with senior IT execs from major internet players, I am amazed at what they are doing with AWS.  We repeatedly hear “I flat out could not do what I am doing without it.  There is no way we could deploy servers rapidly enough or with enough capacity to handle the peaks and valleys in a cost effective manner.”  Yet when I meet with execs from the “big guys” in IT, they perceive that AWS is “great for startups, but not for large companies.”  Posts like this should start to accelerate the change in that perception…

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