This is a guest posting by Bob Reselman
Ephemeral computing is the practice of creating a virtual computing environment as a need arises and then destroying that environment when the need is met, and the resources are no longer in demand. You pay only for what’s used, when it’s used. The value proposition of ephemeral computing is hard to ignore.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/gurock/~3/rLD1KaDO-sY/