Posts Tagged ‘ PAAS ’

Public Cloud Reality: Support Responsibility

March 28, 2013
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CloudComputing

The Public Cloud Reality around support responsibility is not something often considered, instead we are looking at SLAs, legal documents, compliance documents, and many other items. Do we consider who is ultimately responsible when something goes wrong within the cloud? Is your Cloud provider a full partner or do they limit themselves to a small…

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King of the Cloud

March 22, 2013
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CloudComputing

What service of the cloud will be king of the cloud? Cloud computing has taken off in functionality and practicality over the last few years so that now we have three fully defined service models of cloud computing:

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Garantia Data Launches Redis & Memcached Service for Azure

December 24, 2012
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Agile Cloud Development

In a sign of the changing times, Garantia Data (an in-memory noSQL database service specialist) has launched a service to provide the Redis and Memcached No-SQL databases as a service to users of Microsoft Windows Azure.

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Cloud Foundry and the Pivotal Initiative

December 5, 2012
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CloudComputing

VMware's Cloud Foundry has been festering for the best part of a year now. It smells a little bit of lack of courage, and a lot of lack of focus. The body is still warm, but I fear EMC/VMware may have already snatched defeat from the jaws of victory.

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Waratek – forget VMware, just virtualize the JVM

November 21, 2012
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Agile Cloud Development

Waratek is a one-off company with a disruptive technology (remember VMware was like this once) that forces you to reset your undertanding of how things could work. Waratek's big idea is that you virtualize as high up the stack as you can because that gives you the best benefit in terms of sharing infrastructure.

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Are We Missing a Category of Cloud Computing?

November 19, 2012
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CloudComputing

Putting an entire N-tier application system into a private or hybrid cloud appears to create something that does not fit into the existing definitions for IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS. We need to determine if a new category of cloud computing is warranted. And then if it is, we need to find some appropriate and non-offensive…

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Does the Cloud Need a New Programming Language?

September 27, 2012
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Agile Cloud Development

The question of whether there is a specific cloud programming language has emerged in our internal discussions at TVP. We've noticed a tendency amongst "born in the cloud" companies like Cloud Physics to follow the example of Twitter and develop server-side components in the Scala programming language. Scala runs on the JVM and is supported…

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PaaS vendor AppFog acquires Nodester

September 6, 2012
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CloudComputing

AppFog, the Universal PaaS company formerly know as PHP Fog, has acquired Nodester, a framework-specific PaaS vendor for Node.js (server-side javascript) applications.

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Xeround – Free Database as a Service for PaaS

August 31, 2012
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CloudComputing

Xeround is a SQL Database as a Service vendor which is aggressively targeting the PaaS vendors as a channel. It has established relationships with Heroku, Engine Yard, AppFog and AppHarbour so that if you subscribe to their PaaS you are offered an upgrade to their bundled MySQL database services through a service from Xeround.

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