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Ulitzer.com launched this morning the Yacht Charter Comunity Blog on Ulitzer.com. Yacht chartering is the practice of renting, or chartering, a sailboat or motor yacht and travelling to various coastal or island destinations. This is usually a vacation activity, but it also can be a corporate event. There are two main kinds of charter: bareboat and crewed. Bareboat charters involve a person renting a boat and skippering it themselves. Most bareboat companies also offer courses to teach basic seamanship and prepare people for bareboat chartering. These companies also sometimes provide skippered charters, meaning that boat comes with a skipper but no additional crew. Crewed charter means the yacht comes with a crew. This can be anything from a 35-foot boat with a husband-and-wife team serving as captain and chef to a 300-foot boat with a squad of 30 or more crew memb... (more)

Cloud Expo Announces CloudCamp @ Cloud Expo Silicon Valley

Register for CloudCamp @ Cloud Expo Silicon Valley Follow @CloudExpo on Twitter Further cementing its position as The Largest Cloud Computing Event in the World, the organizers of the 7th International Cloud Expo being held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA, on November 1-4, 2010, announced today that the event will also feature - on November 2nd, 2010 - a CloudCamp unconference. CloudCamp @Cloud Expo Silicon Valley is aimed at anyone working with, or interested in working with, cloud technologies. "With the rapid change occurring in the industry, we need a plac... (more)

What Should You Ask Your Cloud Computing Provider About Security?

Novell Session at Cloud Expo "Enterprises are seeing the value in Cloud Services, both in reducing capital expenditures and in the increasing maturity of the services offered," says Novell's Tom Cecere, who will present a Cloud Expo session at the Javits Center in New York on Tuesday, April 20. Register Today and Save $550 ! Explore Sponsorship Opportunities ! "Unfortunately,," he continues, "they can't backtrack on their security and compliance requirements even if it results in money savings and capability improvements. This session reviews the basic security and compliance i... (more)

PaaS the Google App Engine, Please, for Cloud Computing

"This session will provide a general overview of Google App Engine technology and how it serves as a Platform as a Service," writes Chris Schalk, Google Developer Advocate at Google. In describing a session he will present on the opening day of Cloud Expo in New York April 19-21, he adds, "We will then provide more detailed technical information on how to build Python and Java apps (with an emphasis on Java) and deploy them to the cloud." Register Today and Save $550 ! Explore Sponsorship Opportunities ! Schalk is also one of the original members of the OpenAjax Alliance. Prior t... (more)

Cloud Computing Identity: Calm in the Storm

Ping Identity Session at Cloud Expo "Enterprises are asking their architects to create and enact plans for the future, in a time when protocols are proliferating, services are moving to the cloud, and perimeter security has been left behind," writes Patrick Harding, CTO at Ping Identity. "It is a time of change - can the chaos be made to serve you rather than the other way around? The best solutions will minimize application change, maximize business flexibility, and monetize the benefit of cloud services." Register Today and Save $550 ! Explore Sponsorship Opportunities ! Patr... (more)