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2008-06-26 09:02:30

GigaSpaces Technologies today announced the availability of a "cloud application server" that enables rapid development of scalable, fault-tolerant applications on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Using GigaSpaces' eXtreme Application Platform (XAP) -- the scale-out application server -- the solution leverages the full benefits of the on-demand model of cloud computing. This includes transactional and data-intensive applications, such as those often used in Web 2.0,...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.