How Not to Build a Cloud


Interesting article about building or not building a cloud. There are a few rules for what not to do with your cloud computing efforts. Here are six starting points to keep in mind:

  1. Don't centralize too much
  2. Don't forget about the hardware
  3. Watch the legacy issues
  4. Don't let your software get chatty
  5. Don't measure success the way you did before
  6. Don't save pennies and waste dollars

Elaborate details of the 6 basic rules can be found at http://www.cio.com/article/590760/How_Not_to_Build_a_Cloud?source=CIONLE_nlt_insider_2010-04-14


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