Posts Tagged ‘ PAAS ’

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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Code Management in the Cloud

August 23, 2012
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Code Management in the Cloud

Effective code management tools and practices are key for successful agile. Their migration to the cloud brings benefits and concerns for organizations

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Why You Should Invest in ASaaS, not PaaS

August 20, 2012
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CloudComputing

In addition to PaaS there is a class of vendors who provide external services to PaaS through "marketplaces" that the vendor sets up. We refer to these generically as Application Services as a Service (ASaaS). The stakes are potentially huge - the PaaS takes over from the Operating System as the dominant factor in the…

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Uhuru – How CloudFoundry learned to stop worrying and love .NET

August 16, 2012
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CloudComputing

At this point in the evolution of PaaS, we are starting to see an enormous diversity of innovation around CloudFoundry, as multiple vendors come to market with differentiated PaaS offerings. Uhuru Software, based in Seattle, is entering its second Beta phase with the Uhuru PaaS, with a major focus on .NET support.

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3rd-Party Application Services – a sign of PaaS maturity

August 9, 2012
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CloudComputing

As mentioned in a number of posts, there is a clear trend away from Platform-specific PaaS (where you write your application to the platform) and Language-Specific PaaS (which provide support to one or possibly a couple of languages) to Universal PaaS, which is capable of supporting any language and any platform. There's a little bit…

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Azure and Service Providers

August 7, 2012
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CloudComputing

We recently wrote about Microsoft's Three Pronged Windows Azure Strategy - particularly with reference to the Service Provider offering. I've now had a certain amount of time to reflect on the announcement and try and work out what is going on and it doesn't seem to constitute a wholehearted strategy to put resellers on a…

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VMware should merge CloudFoundry with OpenStack

August 3, 2012
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Agile Cloud Development

We suggest that to ensure CloudFoundry's dominance, VMware should merge the dominant Open Source IaaS and PaaS initiatives into a single Foundation.

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IaaS or PaaS: 10 Keys for your Cloud Strategy

July 31, 2012
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IaaS vs. PaaS Cloud Evaluation Checklist

IaaS or PaaS: 10 key evaluation criteria worth considering when defining your organization's cloud strategy

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AppFog – Polyglot Public/Private PaaS goes GA

July 27, 2012
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CloudComputing

AppFog (the company formerly known as PhpFog) has become the latest enthusiastic adopter of CloudFoundry to go to General Availability with a value-added implementation of the open source CloudFoundry.org stack. The key differentiator is the RAM-based pricing policy around the Public Cloud offering - roughly $25 per GByte per month (first 2Gbytes are Free).

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