Thursday, November 13, 2014

Microsoft: Android, iOS > Windows Phone

Microsoft’s Android and iOS focus leaves Windows users in the cold | The Verge:

Office WP vs. iOS

Office on iOS better than on Windows Phone?

It is time for unified, web/native applications...

big data: Google: Restore vs Backup

Solidifying the Cloud: How Google Backs up the Internet @ InfoQ

  • Redundancy is Not a Backup: does not bring recoverability
  • If you haven't restored, you haven't backed up
    • The Only Good Backup is One That You've Restored
  • The backup process has to scale with data volume
  • Replicated Data Has to be Consolidated, Eventually...
  • MapReduce is really good