Saturday, September 24, 2011
5 ways to protect against vendor lock-in in the cloud
5 ways to protect against vendor lock-in in the #cloud: #computing Two weeks ago, Google announced a significant price increase for use of its App Engine Platform-as-a-Service. The increase itself was not a huge surprise. Google had been making noises that something like this was in the offing for a number of months. But the size of the increase shocked the Web development and cloud applications community. For most users, the cost of using the Google runtime environment effectively increased by 100% or more.
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