A few Cloud Computing Bookmarks

  • Layered Technologies: Another Grid/Cloud computing service company
  • Cohesive Flexible Technologies: Offers a “factory-as-a-service” where you can build virtual machines for various platforms (VMware, XEN, Amazon EC2 etc) on demand. As soon as the virtual machine image has been created you can download and use it
  • Skytap: You can create and run virtual test networks of a few or many servers on their grid
  • RightScale: Offers a nice cross-vendor interface for management of virtual machines in grids.
  • Kaavo: provides a simple and easy to use web interface to Cloud Computing (similar to rightscale)
  • Enomaly‘s Elastic Computing Platform (ECP) is a programmable virtual cloud computing infrastructure for small, medium and large businesses.
  • Scalr is a fully redundant, self-curing and self-scaling hosting environment utilizing Amazon’s EC2.

Quickly getting lat/long values for a place with “Tiny Geo-Coder”

Tiny Geo-Coder is a nifty website that provides you with the latitude/longtitude coordinates for a place. You can use it “interactively” using your browser or using a as-simple-as-it-gets API call.

SharePod – Freeware iTunes replacement that can even copy tracks from the iPhone to the PC

SharePod is an easy to use software that can be used to copy music from adn to the iPod or iPhone.

Here are some of the main features:

  • Add & remove music and videos from your iPod
  • Add, remove and edit playlists
  • Add & remove album art
  • Copy music, videos and playlists from your iPod to PC