Office neighbour Aaron Darcy chatting with Cote from Redmonk about our JBoss on Amazon EC2 beta.
No sooner was the ink dry on the annoucement – the JBoss Portal team show you how to get JBoss Portal running in the cloud as well – which, as you would expect, is like running JBoss Portal anywhere else.
One interesting problem of on-demand utility computing – is knowing where you application is running or legally can run – will you need an export control license as your application follows the moon ? Which country’s data privacy legislation do you need to comply with as your application is migrated to where the cheap computing power is ?
Meanwhile – Google just won its largest GMail migration from Outlook/ Exchange – 1.5 million mailboxes. Now Google has to determine if it’s worth moving the cloud closer to the users to reduce international bandwidth requirements.