I thought the article Tectonic shift as public cloud giants acknowledge the power of private deployment options from GIGAOM is quite significance as the article mention that the
Both Amazon and Google, which launched huge price cuts and a raft of new services on Tuesday, clearly have the scale and resources to vacuum up a lot more corporate jobs into their respective clouds. What both lack is a full hybrid cloud strategy that would let businesses balance private and public cloud deployment as they see fit. And that’s public-private cloud coexistence message is the one legacy IT players like VMware and Microsoft have been pounding home.
But the public cloud companies are starting to get there. Google
announced much faster data ingestion for its BigQuery database service
that can now take in 100,000 rows per second versus 1,000 before.
The ability to pump data into and out of a public cloud whether from another public cloud or a private cloud or an on-premise database is a huge deal for enterprise accounts and something they want to be easy so they can avoid cloud lock-in.
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