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Cloud Development is Painful (but necessary)

30 March 2016, by

So you want to move your application to the cloud? Well is that really the right thing to be doing? There are lots of pros and cons for using cloud services rather than physical servers.¬†In this blog post we’ll discuss¬†some of the different aspects to consider before taking the leap.


OpenStack – An overview

16 October 2015, by

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What is it

OpenStack is open source virtualisation software that can be run on generic hardware, allowing you to build your own cloud. In order to provide high availability, several servers can be clustered together. This allows resources from several servers to be pooled into one place when deploying machines.