So remote big datacenters are not the answer to everything now?
Who would have thought it before, eh?
The advent of Outposts, Local Zone and Wavelength - released at AWS' Re:Invent conference in Las Vegas - amounts to a "new platform" that is now distributed rather than centralised, a company veep has told The Reg. Adrian Cockcroft, cloud architecture strategy veep, has been at AWS "about three years", though he is also well …
Those readers with long memories may recall when businesses without their own IT staff, would entrust their data to the local computer bureau. Deja vu? Within a few years they realised they would be better of doing the processing in-hose. I can't recall why this was, maybe other readers can.
doing the processing in-hose
Have they reinvented the Jacquard loom as well? "Amazon proudly announces AWS Weave."
I guess it's a step in the right direction. If the shoe fits, I always say. Of course, interviews like this are always about a firm showing a little leg to attract customers.
I'm on a run, but I should stop now or I'll end up with coal in my stocking this year.
Seems to me like everyone has suddenly remembered that latency and bandwidth are a thing and that not everything can/should be hosted.
I only have 2 cloud hosted servers for this exact reason and they could be hosted in any old datacenter. Luckily I don't have t o deal with expanding or contracting processing needs though.
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