Clearblade (reports are that they are working with Google) has released a compatible stack so that users have a migration path:
so people have about a year to migrate ? thats a problem I generally see with cloud managed services, I guess one has to plan for redundancy and stay nimble footed.
Several other thoughts:
- be careful relying on a consumer company to provide industrial services – especially if its not something they need themselves.
- work with companies who are at a similar scale. Today I use Linode for hosting where I can instead of some of the large players because they offer good support – more my scale. I’m sure Netflix can get whatever support they need from AWS, but I can’t.
- running your own stuff is not a bad idea – especially at smaller scale. You can do a lot with a single server.
It’s hard to do it all: