Acunu will launch the first version of its storage platform for Apache Cassandra, a distributed database. Acunu has released its core technology as open source software and says it includes CentOS Linux and "can be used with most Linux compatible 64-bit hardware."
"Acunu is rebuilding the storage stack to meet the challenge of data intensive applications offering fast and predictable performance from commodity hardware," according to the GigaOM LaunchPad page. Based in the United Kingdom, Acunu announced $3.6 million in first-round funding in March.
CloudFloor, which also has more than $3 million in first-round financing, calls its own technology a "mystery project." Not much is known except that CloudFloor will "control the operation of your cloud applications based on business insights and events." The company is led by former executives from application performance management vendor Gomez, which was bought by Compuware for $290 million in 2009.
Cloudability will tackle the billing model in cloud computing services, providing "a comprehensive billing view for all the services you've got running in the cloud."
"Add your cloud accounts, set budget limits, run reports and choose notification preferences to take control of your cloud budget," the company says.
The Cloudability website shows a sample dashboard illustrating a customer's spending patterns on Amazon's cloud and Heroku, a cloud service recently purchased by Salesforce.com.
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