As we've seen, each functional phase of PaaS can be done to greater or lesser degrees of complexity. Old guard PaaS systems often come feature-packed. But with PaaS building blocks like Docker, Flynn, and CoreOS, building a special purpose tailored mini-PaaS is not out of the question.
The cloud gives you the option to use as many resources as you want, essentially "endless" resources on demand, where you only pay for what you use. In a world where everything is dynamic, and IT environments are constantly changing, this is becoming an ever-growing need.
DZone's 2014 Cloud Platform Report features exclusive content from industry experts like this article from Matt Butcher, Lead Cloud Engineer at Revolv that focuses on the evolution of Platform-as-a-Service offerings.
In this article, the author discuses a life lesson in backup recovery and the wonder that is the OneDrive recycle bin. They also discuss other new features of OneDrive since it's creation from the previously called SkyDrive, including an impressive version history and uptime policy.
Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Matt Butcher, Lead Cloud Engineer at Revolv, Inc, author, and teacher at Loyola University Chicago.
Cloud projects may cost more than terrestrial projects. Cloud projects may not reduce IT cost. Unless, you carefully consider appropriate Cloud usage scenarios, build Cloud-aware solutions, and choose Cloud-native platforms.
Stackato micro cloud runs on VMware hypervisors, KVM, Xen, Virtualbox, naturally meaning it can run on vSphere, Openstack, or CloudStack. We keep emphasizing that you can run Stackato on any hypervisor. We wanted to show you the strength of easily moving your applications to ANY cloud environment.
There's been a lot of discussion on the internet about the definition of Platform-as-a-Service. The interesting thing is that the sheer breadth of the discussion makes it very difficult to nail down exactly what it is. This article presents a few ideas about defining PaaS.
Here at DZone, we are dedicated to providing our community with the knowledge needed to understand the latest technologies and trends and make the best decisions. That’s why we are excited to announce the release of our biggest research undertaking to date: DZone’s 2014 Cloud Platform Research Report.
In this article, we’ll walk through the steps of doing exactly that … via Windows PowerShell on Windows Server 2012 or 2012 R2 or our FREE Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 bare-metal, enterprise-grade hypervisor in a clustered configuration.
Jelastic recently welcomed Hostnet, a hosting and domain name service provider from the Netherlands. Established in 1999, they are one of the largest and most reliable providers in the Netherlands. Currently, Jelastic partners with more than 30 providers to offer a Java and PHP hosting platform.
GoMo News noticed the obvious discrepancy here between the branding Nokia is using with its latest X range over cloud storage and existing branding. We asked our resident Microsoft specialist, Rajveer Rathore, which was correct? SkyDrive or OneDrive?
The JClouds API can be integrated into any Java project, and makes it possible to provision machines, terminate them, and even run scripts on these VMs. JClouds serves as a framework that enables you to provision pretty much anything on a lot of different clouds, something that was not previously possible.
The maturity of Web services and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) as underlying technologies has made SaaS an increasingly prevalent delivery model. As a result of new developmental approaches, AJAX is also gaining popularity.
Ask and you shall receive – we have now opened a Beta for archiving to Amazon S3. So you can be safe in the knowledge that your log files will be archived safely every night to a reliable storage facility should you ever need them in the future.
I’m here to share one solution I created for a customer that I think addresses some of this need. Using Microsoft’s ARR modules for IIS, hosted in Windows Azure’s IaaS service, as a reverse proxy for a high-density application hosting solution.
In this post I am going to write about the server-side of upstream messages with Google Cloud Messaging.
With the end of Microsoft XP/Office 2003 many SMB are considering moving to a new platform, preferably one that allows for more collaboration in an increasingly mobile world. While some are considering ODF platforms, others may be more comfortable with a format they already (somewhat) know.
In this post we will look at common steps IT organizations take when adopting cloud technologies. From starting small, and gaining expertise, to rolling out IaaS, PaaS and continuous integration. We look at one possible route you might take.
Brian talks with John Barco (VP of Products @ ForgeRock) and Engin Kirda (Co-Founder @ Lastline) about Identity Management, Advanced Persistent Threats, Open-Source, Advanced Malware, State-Sponsored Attacks, Internet of Things and other security trends prior to the RSA Conference.
When planning a disaster recovery strategy, shared file services are often one of the first workloads for which organizations find themselves needing an effective recovery approach. Of course, you may already have a traditional backup plan for recovering file servers, but have you tested it recently?
Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (Feb. 14 to Feb. 20). Topics this week include getting SaaS users to invest, Azure SLAs and provisioning, the DZone Weekly Link Roundup, Azure storage, and the latest episode of the Cloudcast.
This article includes a link roundup of the very best articles of the week about SaaS and cloud platforms. Topics include entrepreneurial investment, e-mail and work productivity, SaaS platform vendors, and SaaS metrics that you need to hear about.
In this Lab, you will learn how to deploy a simple ASP.NET MVC 4 Web application to a Web server hosted in Windows Azure, using SQL Server and configuring load balancing. This lab will appear at one of the Microsoft Windows Azure Developer Camps hosted throughout the United States.
There is a lot of speculation on the future of PaaS. As a technology, PaaS adoption is not moving quickly enough for some, and they equate rapid adoption to a successful market. PaaS is new, and PaaS is definitely evolving, but we are definitely seeing adoption.