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Liftr Look Ahead: Cloud Provider Pricing – The Complexity of Public Cloud IaaS Compute Pricing

Liftr Look Ahead: Cloud Provider Pricing – The Complexity of Public Cloud IaaS Compute Pricing Public Cloud IaaS Compute Pricing is Complex Public cloud IaaS compute pricing is not simple. Let’s look at pricing for compute resources such as – processors and accelerators, not including storage or networking.   Renting Instance Type Sizes Remember, an…

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Liftr Look Ahead: Private Managed and Hybrid Clouds – Choices When Scaling

Liftr Look Ahead: Private Managed and Hybrid Clouds – Choices When Scaling What’s the difference between public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud? Everyone doesn’t use consistent terminology and definitions when talking about public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud computing. LIftr Insights uses the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) definition of…

Disaggregated Accelerators

Look Ahead: Disaggregated Accelerators – The Gift of Flexibility from AWS, GCP, and Azure

Liftr Look Ahead: Disaggregated Accelerators – The Gift of Flexibility from AWS, GCP, and Azure The Importance of Disaggregated Accelerators AWS, Google Cloud and Azure offer disaggregated accelerators to their IaaS cloud customers. What does this mean and why is it important?    A Review on Instance Types  To review, an instance type describes a…

Liftr Look Ahead Q3 Earnings Calls Pt. 2

Look Ahead: 2019 Q3 Earnings Calls Pt. 2 – Cloud Providers Help NVIDIA Grow

Liftr Look Ahead: 2019 Q3 Earnings Calls – Cloud Providers Help NVIDIA Grow 2019 Q3 cloud providers and supply chain earnings calls, the wrap-up:  Quarterly reports for cloud providers and their supply chain usually occur in two clusters. This week, we’ll focus on the second cluster of 2019 Q3 reports, from cloud provider Tencent, middleware vendor VMware, chip vendor NVIDIA and system…