Tag: Google

Cloud PR Disaster: Google’s light-heartedness destroys trust.

October 24, 2013 |

It is common in companies that only certain spokesperson are chosen that may speak in public about the company. And it is tragic when favored few to make statements leading to question marks and uncertainty. Google has entered the second time within a short time in such a faux pas. After Cloud Platform Manager Greg [...]

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Google PR agency to feedback on the long-term availability of the Google Compute Engine

October 9, 2013 |

After I have called the long-term availability of Google’s Compute Engine (GCE) into question, Google’s PR agency has contacted me to understand the motivations for the article. In the article I have reacted to a GigaOM interview of Googles Cloud Platform manager Greg DeMichillie who wouldn’t guarantee the long-term availability of GCE. Background Google Cloud [...]

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Google Compute Engine seems to be no solution for the long haul

September 24, 2013 |

In an interview with GigaOM, Google‘s Cloud Platform manager Greg DeMichillie made an odd statement on the future of the Google Compute Engine which again have to lead to a discussion on the future-proofness of Google’s cloud service portfolio and if it makes sense to depend on the non core business areas of the search [...]

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Google expands the Compute Engine with load balancer functionality. But where is the innovation machine?

August 13, 2013 |

In a blog post, Google has announced further renovations to its cloud platform. In addition to the expansion and improvement of the Google Cloud Datastore and the announcement of the Google App Engine 1.8.3, the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offer Google Compute Engine has received a load balancing service. News from the Google Cloud Datastore To further [...]

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