How to explain vertical and horizontal scaling in the cloud

In this world of cloud, one of the biggest features is the ability to scale. There are different ways to accomplish scaling, which is a transformation that enlarges or diminishes. One is vertical scaling and the other is horizontal scaling. What is the difference between the two? If you look at just the definitions of […]

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How to explain vertical and horizontal scaling in the cloud

In this world of cloud, one of the biggest features is the ability to scale. There are different ways to accomplish scaling, which is a transformation that enlarges or diminishes. One is vertical scaling and the other is horizontal scaling. What is the difference between the two? If you look at just the definitions of […]

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Are you psychic or is that just the analytics talking?

Predictive analytics is a process of taking lots of data for a particular event, which often involves studying past historical data to research potential trends, to analyze the effects of certain decisions or events or to evaluate the performance of a given tool or scenario.

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What is a burst in the cloud?

A simple explanation of a cloud burst.

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How to explain virtualization to your parents (or anyone)

The word for today is virtualization. I dug around for some different meanings of the word as it is sometimes not a simple concept.

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Is there an engine in the cloud?

How does the engine of a car relate to the concept of cloud? I will try to make a few analogies.

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What is a hypervisor?

Some may have trouble visualizing what a hypervisor is. Let’s look at a possible example.

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