Last week in cloud computing: AWS offered a stack of Trusted Advisor services for free, while Azure SQL saw some major disaster recovery improvements.
Hype around wearable computing has been growing through 2013, especially with the release of Samsung’s Samsung Galaxy Gear Smart Watch and as-yet-unrealised rumours of a similar Apple product. However, a recent survey reminds us that the concept of wearable computing isn’t exactly new.
Large data centre operators and cloud providers often use odd proprietary software to manage their installations. Rackspace has taken the slightly unusual step of releasing the OpenCenter software it uses to run its own centres as open source software, letting anyone use the package if they wish.