Improving Data-intensive Applications by Moving Data and Computation into Mixed Cloud/Fog Environments

The DITAS project is a Research and Innovation Action funded by the European Commission as part of the Horizon2020 Programme. The project started in January 2017 and will conclude in December 2019. The consortium includes 5 industry partners (including CloudSigma) and 3 research organisations from 6 European countries. The coordinator of the DITAS project is Dr. David García Pérez, from …

Cloud Orchestration at the Level of Application

The COLA project is an Innovation Action funded by the European Commission as part of the Horizon2020 Programme. The project started in January 2017 and will conclude in June 2019. The consortium includes 10 industry partners (including CloudSigma) and 4 research organisations from 6 European countries. The coordinator of the COLA project is Dr. Tamas Kiss, from the University of …

The Cloud and the Industrial Revolution: Commoditization and Innovation

Recently, I was featured in AllThingsD, discussing the opportunities and innovations still to come from cloud computing, likening the state of the cloud industry to the Industrial Revolution. Similar to how the Industrial Revolution completely changed the entire world’s economy, so, too, will the cloud. Prior to the Industrial Revolution, manufacturing and the production of goods was comparatively inefficient and …