Town Square

Post a New Topic

Obama official unveils 'cloud computing' initiative at NASA Ames

Original post made on Sep 16, 2009

Aiming to save billions on infrastructure costs, the federal government is following in the footsteps of Silicon Valley by building its own Google-like server farms and Internet applications with the help of NASA Ames researchers.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 11:30 AM

Comments (1)

Like this comment
Posted by IT Joe
a resident of Cuernavaca
on Sep 16, 2009 at 4:44 pm

Nothing like concentrating a distributed network into one place...greatly increases the chances for system-wide failure.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Palo Alto: Pastis owner to open second French restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,079 views

Marriage Interview 9: Make a Date to Have Sex Once or Twice a Week and . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 17 comments | 1,599 views

My College Mindset is Intrinsically Motivated
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 5 comments | 1,322 views

The Four E's--Pope Francis and the Middle Class
By Steve Levy | 4 comments | 1,318 views

Trust But Verify
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 837 views