Marco Houwen, LuxCloud CEO, has big visions for the cloud computing industry

Published on by Kristin Tarr.

Marco, together with his partners LuxConnect and Datacenter Luxembourg, founded LuxCloud S.A. in April 2010. He has strong expertise in co-location, hosting, load-balancing, managing of e-commerce platforms and all associated managed services. There are a lot of exciting things happening at LuxCloud and we were lucky enough to get

Thoughts on the AWS outage: making the cloud more resilient to failure

Published on by Matthew Prince.

A huge storm rolled across the eastern United States last night, topping trees and knocking out power. Amazon Web Services (AWS) had one of their primary data centers in Virginia lose power. While data centers typically have backup generators for when they lose power from the grid, it appears something

SSL on Custom Domains for AppEngine and Other Cloud Services

Published on by Matthew Prince.

*Note: this post is depricated. While it worked for a while, AppEngine made a change on their side that caused it to break. Rather than playing wack-a-mole with a brittle solution, we decided to create something that would work for the long term and across a wider range or services.