I’ve just come across Joyent’s website and it’s interesting to see their approach to Cloud Computing, a view which may be most efficient than most of the traditional platforms currently available. Here’s one of their VPs, Adrian Ludwig talking about how their platform works:
The interesting thing about their platform is that it provides a great platform for cloud hosting you application without having to worry about the underlying technology or management necessary for your application to work. The can scale their platform depending on application needs and therefore reduce the cost of running massive applications.
Check them out, there’s some interesting things to learn on their Technology page.