Launch Phases 2

Upon launch, new gTLDs will follow a cycle of different launch phases. While all TLDs will need to start their launch with a Sunrise phase for trademark owners, there’s more flexibility with the following phases. Below we have mapped a typical launch cycle you will likely see in most TLDs: Sunrise (60 days) Landrush General ...

.CLUB is available for sunrise registrations

We are happy to announce that, as of today, .CLUB is available for sunrise registration. We believe it to be one of the best TLDs available in the first half of 2014.   Here are a few reasons to secure your .CLUB domain:  Affordability: During the general availability phase, .CLUB will cost $40, which is very competitive when ...

Devtools Console, from Novice to Ninja

The JavaScript console is a powerful tool that allows developers debug their code using functions provided by the Console API and a shell prompt where they can enter commands and interact with the document object.   JavaScript Console   Filters There are different buttons allowing you to filter the display of messages logged to the console: All ...

Microsoft reveals its server designs and releases open source code

Redmond joins Facebook’s Open Compute, intends to make servers more efficient. Microsoft Microsoft has joined the Open Compute Project, a consortium that Facebook created to share the designs of servers and other equipment that power the Internet’s largest data centers. Like other Internet giants, Microsoft designs its own servers to be more efficient than standard boxes ...

IO launches an OpenStack cloud running on open source servers

  SUMMARY:IO, which is known for its modular data center designs and specialized data center management software, is getting into the cloud provider space with a new service called IO.Cloud. It’s very open at the foundational level, at least, running OpenStack software on Open Compute hardware. Modular data center expert IO is getting into the cloud ...

VMware, Puppet, EMC & SAP: Better Together

If you already have orchestration and automation in place, and you’re interested in adding SAP to your already automated environment, this should get you started. If you’re already a happy user of Puppet and/or Razor, and you want to use either or both in your SAP environment, this may help you start a conversation with ...

S3mper Fi! Netflix open sources library to make Amazon S3 even more awesome

SUMMARY:For shops that want to keep using AWS S3 storage service but also want better data consistency, Netflix just open-sourced its S3mper library. Cloud architect Adrian Cockcroft may have flown the coop but Netflix continues to do its thing by enhancing or bolstering existing Amazon cloud services and then making its work available for others to use. This ...

Google Compute Engine is “generally available” and it’s still not Amazon Web Services

  SUMMARY:Google probably does need to become feature-competitive with AWS sooner rather than later, but that doesn’t mean it necessarily needs to match AWS tit for tat. Maybe being Google will actually pay off in the end. Google finally designated its Compute Engine infrastructure-as-a-service offering as generally available on Monday, about 18 months after announcing the service ...

How can I keep API keys out of source control?

If you want to use a free source control service, there are still a few options. Stack Exchange This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting common questions encountered by technophiles and answered by users at Stack Exchange, a free, community-powered network of 100+ Q&A sites. Will asks: I’m working on a website that will ...

Google compute cloud load balances 1 million requests per second for $10

Google boasts of giant Compute Engine demo, boosts uptime with live migration. We hold Google ransom for… one million Web requests. New Line Cinema Google Compute Engine, the company’s infrastructure-as-a-service cloud that competes against Amazon Web Services, is trying to take reliability and scale to the extreme. Last week, the company said it was able ...