The central idea we were working on was this idea of de-localized information — information for which I didn’t care what computer it was stored on. It didn’t depend on any particular computer. I didn’t know the identities of other computers in the ensemble that I was working on. I just knew myself and the cybersphere, or sometimes we called it the tuplesphere, or just a bunch of information floating around. We used the analogy — we talked about helium balloons. We used a million ways to try and explain this idea – hn Markoff and Clay Shirky talk to David Gelernter – Lord of the Cloud
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Shravan Kumar share with me a Lew Tucker ( Sun’s CTO ) demo where he demonstates Virtual Data Center – it’s not a usual marketing speech, it’s quite interesting. As I understand Lew Tucker talks about this one –The APIs for the Sun Cloud – a RESTful API for creating and managing cloud resources, including compute, storage, and networking components – it looks very attractive and interesting so I’m goin’ to check it out shortly in time 🙂
Here’s another Lew Tucker demos – cloud APIs and how to create and deploy My SQL Virtual Machine
Lew Tucker and Dave Douglas demonstrate web developer application for cloud storage service
All of this videos ( and other sun’s cloud-related info ) is available at Sun’s Community OneEast web event home page, also you may check out sun’s A Guide to Getting Started with Cloud Computing.
Kevin Kelly talks about web technologies in last ten years and predicts what happens with web ( and with us ) in the future.