All of This Has Happened Before (T-SQL Tuesday #48)

This month’s host for T-SQL Tuesday is the SQLChicken, Jorge Segarra (B|T). He has asked us to write about our take on this whole Cloud thing.

I’ve been lucky enough to have some time to play with Windows Azure over the last couple months and I have some opinions on the platform. Overall I think my opinion on the idea of The Cloud is about the same as when I started. To begin with I wish they hadn’t called it The Cloud – or maybe that it hadn’t stuck as a part of the technical conversation. I think the name conjures up this romantic image for business users of a technology solution that exists out there – somewhere over the rainbow.

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