How Two Cloud Services, Microsoft and Amazon, Take Different Approaches

WEBINAR:
Live

Full Text Search: The Key to Better Natural Language Queries for NoSQL in Node.js


Date: 1/31/2018 @ 2 p.m. ET

Today's announcements from Amazon about its Kindle Fire were actually focused on the new Amazon Silk web browser, which divides its processing actions into two segments: the Kindle Fire device itself, and the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC3).

Microsoft, on the other hand, is still more focused on apps, albeit Metro apps, which live on the local hard drive, and basically revolve around the web browser's rendering engine. Thus far, Microsoft doesn't have any plans to shift part of Internet Explorer's processing to Windows Azure. Although there is a version of IE for PCs and another for Windows Phone devices, neither use the cloud in any form.

Today's announcements from Amazon about its Kindle Fire were actually focused on the new Amazon Silk web browser, which divides its processing actions into two segments: the Kindle Fire device itself, and the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC3).

View Article



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • The software-defined data center (SDDC) and new trends in cloud and virtualization bring increased agility, automation, and intelligent services and management to all areas of the data center. Businesses can now more easily manage the entire lifecycle of their applications and services via the SDDC. This Aberdeen analyst report examines how a strong foundation in both the cloud and internal data centers is empowering organizations to fully leverage their IT infrastructure and is also preparing them to be able …

  • Using Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, colleges and universities are linking anything and everything to create new applications that elevate the campus experience. It's called a Smart Campus. And it's transforming campus life for students, faculty and visitors. When everything is connected, devices and applications can interact with users and with each other in ways that weren't possible before: digital classrooms, connected campus ID cards, connected lighting and building environmental systems and …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date