OT: Cloud Computing is coming to ...

Tim ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Wed Jul 21 04:02:17 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-07-20 at 13:21 -0400, Michael Semcheski wrote:
> With a private cloud, there'd be one group that does all the servers.
> That one group purchases the hardware autonomously, uses fancy tools
> to monitor the hardware, has a room with redundant power and redundant
> cooling.  Individual departments have a difficult time predicting what
> they need, but collectively its a lot easier to plan and make sure
> that everyones needs are met.  So there's less overbuying.  And the
> people managing the servers are only tasked with managing servers.

This (the above, plus the whole of your message that I didn't quote) all
sounds like they've just renamed mainframe computing as clouds.

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