Last week, Heroku open sourced id.heroku.com, a key part of their authentication infrastructure, under the very permissive MIT license.
With the new Oracle Cloud offering you no longer need to install and manage the runtime platform for ADF applications. You can use a hosted instance of Oracle WebLogic and the Oracle Database to host your application.
This talk will provide a unique opportunity to hear from the chief technology officer at the leading PaaS and cloud expert who has worked with hundreds of companies that are leveraging cloud application development platforms and adopting next generation technologies.
FogJS currently supports 3 of the more popular Azure services: Blob Storage, Table Storage, and Service Bus. The second big feature is related to making it as easy as possible to interact with Azure. This is primarily accomplished with "simplified functions" that follow a convention over configuration approach.
This is a big move for Amazon but it doesn’t really come as a surprise. Anyone who thought cloud computing is just hype needs to sit up and pay attention.
We started working on a CloudStack backend for rOCCI using our CloudStack Ruby gem. The choice of rOCCI was made due to the existence of an existing Opennebula backend and the adoption of OCCI in the European Grid Initiative Federated cloud testbed.
Get the bulleted list of Amazon WorkSpaces features, pricing, and use cases as well as a snippet of Paul Thurott's thoughts on the announcement.
In his role at Rackspace, Matt is focused on helping companies to adopt cloud and automation technologies. He's worked on some huge projects in many industry sectors and in this video he's going to share a bunch of helpful knowledge he's gained through architecting global WANs, large scale application infrastructures.
Introducing new technology in the IT landscape has always been a difficult proposition, but advocating the use of Clouds has produced some especially vehement objections. If the Cloud evangelist finds himself wondering why, the answer is simple: You are not merely advocating Change, you are embracing Evil.
In our final podcast from the OpenStack Summit Aaron and Kenneth Hui speak to Edward Archibald about data bases in OpenStack and the ability to turn this into DBaaS.
Brian talks with Tal Klein about the growth of mobile workforces, mobile devices and SaaS application usage. They explore ways to secure a muli-SaaS Enterprise in a borderless environment and if it’s possible to be secure in a modern world.
It's about time we learned all about the technology behind Docker, from the creators. This is an especially useful presentation because it doesn't only cover the advantages of using Go, but also some of the drawbacks to expect.
When it's all said and done, you've got got the same ease of use that a Rails app has in deploying to Heroku. Just type the magic words: $ git push heroku master
In the cloud you can turn on 100s or 1000s of servers at the click of a mouse, but what happens when you want to configure them? If you do it by hand it will take you months if not longer. That’s where Puppet comes in, an automation tool that allows you to configure and manage legions of servers.
Because of it's growing popularity, I thought it would make sense to provide a nice bundle of video tutorials on Digital Ocean (for the visual learner). Digital Ocean has made a name for themselves by providing super-fast, super-cheap pure-SSD hosting.
Aaron and Kenneth Hui (@hui_kenneth) talk to George Reese (@GeorgeReese) about what it's like to own a Tesla in Minnesota, digging deep into the state of OpenStack API's, and his view on Enterprise Clouds
Aaron and Kenneth Hui (@hui_kenneth) speak with Blue Box Founder/CEO Jesse Proudman (@blueboxjesse) about OpenStack deployment issues, managed OpenStack offerings, and Cloud Foundry on top of OpenStack
I wonder whether this move from Rackspace was significantly influenced by Digital Ocean's meteoric rise with it's low-priced pure-SSD servers. I think the other vendors have to be taking notice of the scrappy startup by now.
I recently wrote about how to easily get all your logs from Amazon Web Services’ EC2. The point with that article was to show how easy it is to instrument your EC2 application for logging and forwarding to Logentries.
Aaron and Kenneth Hui (@hui_kenneth) speak to Ken Pepple (@ken_pepple), CTO/Founder of Solinea about his experience as an OpenStack systems integrator.
Pivotal has developed and open sourced some new components for Cloud Foundry to make deployment a lot easier with some new options and really short commands for pushing your applications via Maven or Gradle.
The term "bet the company" means that a company, large or small, puts everything it has in one big move. Betting the company when the company is small is one thing, this happens every day (you can say that MySQL did this, but they did it when they were small and and there wasn't really much to bet with).
The developers at RelateQ recently documented their 24 hour journey from their former development environment to one that was orchestrated by Docker and didn't take days to set up. Their stack had a lot of moving parts from open source: Cassandra, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Kafka, Zookeeper, and Redis.
The Trusted Computing Base: how do different infrastructure approaches address this conversationally overlooked, core tenet to IT operations? For the purpose of example, this blog looks at three different approaches to private cloud environments seen in use by organizations today.