Amazon has 5 times the compute power of its nearest 14 rivals combined – yeah right…

Just spotted a few tweets that say words along the lines of “AWS has five times the power of its nearest 14 rivals combined”. And it’s all validated and indisputable because it’s from a Gartner Report. So do I really have to believe that Amazon has datacenters that huge? I mean we all know where…

1

Prime Challenge makes it on to the telly…

The Prime Challenge, including Shoothill’s fantastic Deep Zoom Visualisation of the world’s largest known prime number (17.5 million digits) was covered on BBC Click. If you get iPlayer in your country – find BBC Click as broadcast on 15th March and scroll forward to 17:50 to watch it. TV coverage makes quite a difference –…

0

Lotus F1 Team website moving to Windows Azure

Although I was in an important planning meeting, I knew something was afoot when I saw my colleague, Dan Pilling’s, name pop up on my phone from an incoming call. He should have been boarding a plane to Seattle! A concerned voice from Heathrow said “…there’s been a critical failure with a customer’s hosting provider,…

0