James Hamilton leaves Microsoft; join Amazon

James Hamilton, Microsoft Data Centers Futures Architect is leaving Microsoft to become a Vice President at Amazon Web Services — citing posts on Hamilton’s website and an email from an Amazon spokesman confirming the move. Hamilton, one of the original members of Windows Live Core, the Ray Ozzie incubation team worked on Microsoft’s Live Services, was […]

James Hamilton, Microsoft Data Centers Futures Architect is leaving Microsoft to become a Vice President at Amazon Web Services — citing posts on Hamilton’s website and an email from an Amazon spokesman confirming the move.

Hamilton, one of the original members of Windows Live Core, the Ray Ozzie incubation team worked on Microsoft’s Live Services, was one of the originators of using containers as units of data center hardware storage.  We’ve enjoyed reading his blog and hope he keeps it up as he moves to Amazon, reports TechFlash.