Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Graphics Card for Entire Internet

Imgix is an application programming interface, or API. Basically, this means that when you’re building a website, you can include code that plugs it into the imgix service. You point the service at all the photos that appear on your website, and then, when someone visits the site, imgix will deliver the appropriate photos and, in need be, reformat or resize them. If someone visit your site with an Apple iPad, the service can instantly reformat an image for the tablet’s “Retina” display.

Ex-YouTube Man Builds Graphics Card for Entire Internet | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com: "The operation is just one of an ever growing number of online services that let outsource part of your web infrastructure. Cloud services from the likes of Amazon and Rackspace give you raw processing power for running almost any software, but countless other operations are serving up more specialized infrastructure services, ranging from the sort of image-processing provided by imgix to data analysis services from the likes of Google and startup Keen IO."

Adaptec by PMC Presents and Exhibits at China Cloud Computing Conference ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
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Clearing the Clouds for Midmarket Businesses
Australian Techworld
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Cloud Expo New York: Many Clouds and APIs but One OpenStack and jclouds
SYS-CON Media (press release)
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Employees Accessing the Cloud
SYS-CON Media (press release)
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Dropbox vs Skydrive vs Amazon vs Google Drive: Best Online Storage Option
Cloud storage solutions are very popular, so the question is, can they be trusted to work as you want them, when you need? So with this in mind we take a look ... Then i made a test with four of the most well-known cloud services. These were Dropbox ...

30 years of accumulation: A timeline of cloud computing -- GCN
The term "cloud computing" is coined by University of Texas professor Ramnath ... service Dropbox Inc., founded by MIT student, making cloud storage a commodity. ... Energy Department sets up YourCloud to broker secure cloud services for ...

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