Here's the scene: A celebrity walks into a restaurant, gets bad service, throws a tantrum and yells - "Do you know who I am?". The implication is that Mr. Big-Shot is really important and the manager had better treat him...
About 3 months ago, Amazon released Spot Instances, a new offering based on a dynamic pricing model. The basic idea is that customers get to bid on unused EC2 capacity. Assuming the bid exceeds the "spot price" assigned by Amazon,...
Andre Yee blogs about cloud computing, SaaS, Web 2.0 and other emerging technologies that matter to businesses.
Andre Yee is an entrepreneur and technologist with nearly 20 years of experience in the business of technology. He has written two books and several articles on enterprise technologies, and he holds two patents. He is currently senior vice president/products for Eloqua, a marketing-automation platform provider. Previously, he served as CEO of NFR Security, an intrusion-prevention company which was sold to Checkpoint Software. In 2006, he was named one of InfoWorld's "Innovators to Watch." View more