Grid computing can power your business

ComputerWeekly looks at how Grid computing can power your business:
“In one way, you could consider all IT infrastructures to be grids. eBay runs a range of applications, from the search and transactional platforms to more back-office functions,” said Ebay’s Paul Strong. The systems that power eBay include a 15,000-strong server estate, half of which is located in the US and half in Europe. The system has 600 database instances in production, with a number of these managed in clusters of 100 or more. Full Story

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FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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