December 3, 2014

HP Launches Haven OnDemand Big Data Analytics

At a conference in Barcelona, HP announced immediate availability of a new cloud-based big data analytics solution called Haven OnDemand. It runs on HP’s Helion cloud computing infrastructure, and it enables batch processing of structured machine and business data, as well as unstructured data. Haven On-Demand includes Hadoop’s Distributed File

Amazon Streamlines Pricing Options for Reserved Cloud Instances

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has made some significant changes to the fees it charges for reserved EC2 instances. First, the cloud computing services has eliminated the light, medium and heavy utilization tiers. There is now just one price schedule for all reserved instances. Second, AWS no longer requires customers to