March 27, 2014

Introduction to Java Caching System

In modern application development, caching is one of the most important aspects to be considered during application design. The most common purpose of caching is to improve performance. A cache can be defined as a collection of objects. It contains stateful objects with keys as unique identifiers. The most common

Amazon Cuts Cloud Prices Too

Within 24 hours after Google announced a price cut for its cloud computing services, Amazon Web Services (AWS) followed suit. Fees for its EC2 IaaS will drop 10 percent to 40 percent for various instances. S3 cloud storage will see average reductions of 51 percent, and charges are also being

Microsoft Azure Goes to China

Organizations in China can now use the Microsoft Azure cloud computing service. In a statement, Microsoft’s Takeshi Numoto announced, “I am pleased to share that Microsoft Azure, operated by 21Vianet, is now generally available for our customers in China.” He added that this deal makes Microsoft the “first global company