How to setup & optimise MongoDB on public cloud servers

Long gone are the days when MongoDB was the ‘new kid on the block’. These days, MongoDB has evolved to become the go-to solution for many people who are leaving relational databases behind. In this article I’m not going to make the argument for why you should use MongoDB over {insert other NoSQL database}, or […]

Europe’s giant science cloud: give people data and good things happen

Big Science in Europe has been busy and here at CloudSigma we’ve been heavily involved in helping to build a federated cloud platform that can address the needs of Big Science. It is something I’m personally very excited about as it holds then potential to unleash large-scale computing for some of the world’s thorniest problems […]

Recent GigaOM Webinar: Hybrid Clouds, Cloud Security and Blending Customer Requirements

Last month, our CEO Robert Jenkins joined other industry thought leaders, including Paul Miller, Jo Maitland and Dana Gardner, in the GigaOM webinar: How to make Big Data Work in the Cloud. As Big Data and cloud go hand-in-hand and are often discussed simultaneously, the four panelists had a lot to cover, including hybrid clouds, […]

Join CloudSigma at Cloud Expo Europe 2013 to Discuss Big Data and the Cloud

With 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every day, it’s not surprising companies are worried about the advanced computer infrastructure required to handle their data-intensive workloads. Such infrastructure is not only expensive, but also difficult to maintain. Luckily, the answer to this concern may lie in today’s most innovative technology environment: cloud computing. By taking […]