This problem came up while using .Net code to connect to an Azure Blob Storage account - a useful link for avoiding problems like this in the future is provided.
Ben Kepes suggests the late-blooming DBaaS could potentially be swallowed by the big-name competition (Azure, AWS), he claims that this may be a smart move in the long run for Xeround.
Rackspace presented the following 4-minute video discussing the definition of a private cloud as well as the costs/benefits of using dedicated versus private clouds.
A tutorial for getting started with a tool that Microsoft is promoting for ease of exporting data as Excel files from DataMarket or Data Hub.
CloudNinja for Java is currently available for FREE at Github; it was built on Spring, JDBC, Log4j and jqPlot.
For this user, the nice thing about Amazon EC2 was it's deployment automation - a feature he thought could only be truly available on static sites.
Aaron and Brian talk with Nick Weaver (Office of CTO, EMC), Dan Hushon (Distinguished Engineer, EMC), Teyo Tyree (Founder, Puppet Labs) and Nigel Kersten (CTO, Puppet Labs) about the “Razor Project”, a new open source project for Cloud Automation between EMC and Puppet Labs.
Past outages at AWS are the focus of this post, which describes the dangers of relying too much on a single cloud provider.
How is cloud computing like a financial institution? It requires that you both trust your provider, as well as do your homework to make sure the provider you pick will take care of your assets.
Troy Hunt's recent interview with the Uhuru podcast ended with a discussion of the many ways that different cloud competitors are approaching IaaS/PaaS/SaaS.
This will be the first in a series of posts about potential problems that Windows Azure can solve for you. This one focuses on the Azure consumer portal.
A quick, informative 29-slide introduction to Stratos, WSO2's cloud middleware platform.
As more and more applications are being migrated to the cloud – we see developers choosing to integrate with their application a myriad of off-the-shelf cloud services – rather than develop components themselves or (worst yet) being bothered with the infrastructure hassles like in the past.
The free CloudStock 2012 event in London is wrapping up today. If you weren't able to attend, here's what you missed...
The cloud has enhanced users' ability to not only provide but also engage content according to unique needs and interests. This revolution in content personalization was discussed recently at the Cloud Computing Conference.
The focus of this post is on Service Bus queues - you can get the full source code from GitHub, linked within.
Apache Giraph is a loose implementation of Google Pregel. This post includes a couple informative videos pointing out the advantages of Giraph over other methods.
This is a guest-post written by Ken Muse, Vice President of Technology at ecoInsight. He has written an amazingly in-depth post about optimizing PHP applications for Windows Azure based on his experience in doing a mixed PHP (Joomla!) and .NET deployment.
MuleSoft is launching a SaaS edition of their integration service. Perhaps to take advantage of the current excitement around PaaS, MuleSoft are calling what they do iPaaS or Integration Platform as a Service.
An interesting case study of how a St. Louis startup got into the big business of college athletics talent management using Windows Azure's cloud solutions.
This post describes the various modes to store session values in ASP.NET: In-Proc, State Server, SQL Server, and Custom.
Platform as a Service resides within the space between Software as a Service (SaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
As more and more IT services get shifted to the cloud, the demand for talent becomes an increasingly important issue.
Brian talks with Dave McCrory (VMware Cloud Foundry) and Adron Hall (Tier 3) about the evolution of Cloud Foundry and how Tier 3 is developing and delivering their PaaS services.
In a recent article for PC Magazine, reporter Michael Miller rehashed some of the key issues discussed during last week’s Interop conference.