I’ve been investigating setting up a Worker Role to do something similar to a Windows Service and it seems that the Worker Role is best suited for this purpose.
One of the things that may have slipped past you in the holiday madness was this: PHP 5.4 is available in Windows Azure Web and Worker Roles
On Quora there was a question about how much CAPEX and OPEX you can save by moving to the Cloud. My short answer is: you might not save any.
Steven Seiler interviewed Nathaniel Jones, a Heroku expert, in order to discuss how a pro solves challenging problems using Ruby on Rails.
Amazon Web Services recently announced that the AWS Management Console now supports tablet devices thanks to a "simple and intuitive web-based user interface."
There are a number new features that have been released for Azure Mobile Services. Here are some important links that can get you up to speed quickly and efficiently.
Towards the end of last year, David Linthicum and I joined GigaOM’s Adam Lesser on a skype chat to take a look back at cloud successes and failures in 2012, and forward to cloud opportunities in 2013.
Some of these links might be a couple weeks old, but many of them are fresh reading. Regardless, they are all worth a glance (as if you didn’t have anything else to do as the new year gets rolling). Enjoy…
In the last few weeks I’ve started to riff on James Govenor’s meme, that of developers becoming the new kingmakers.
I’m a little late getting this out (pesky vacations and all) but we re-launched Rock, Paper, Azure (RPA) a few weeks back with weekly competitions!
Every now and then I am asked by someone to guest post on my blog – recently Quinton Wall from salesforce.com approached me to do a series on PaaS.
Cloud Computing has been around for a while and there has been lot of positive energy surrounding moving enterprise applications to Cloud infrastructure.
Every customer has a reason to move in to the cloud. Be it cost, scalability, on demand provisioning, there are plenty of reasons why one moves into the Cloud.
This is part of a 31-day series of posts about servers in the cloud. Herein, you'll learn about which operating systems are supported in Windows Azure.
Working with Windows Azure and my new toy (PhpStorm), I wanted to have support for doing specific actions like creating a new web site or a new database in the IDE. Since I’m not a Java guy, writing a plugin was not an option.
Here's a quick customer-success story from the official AWS YouTube channel.
Here's a quick video from Xeround and Joyent that describes why customers are choosing the Xeround cloud.
Monitis, the cloud-based monitoring platform, has had quite a few changes over the last 12 months.
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is a great way to setup an isolated portion of AWS and control the network topology.
I did some work recently to update a few web apps from play 1.2.3 to play 2. Some of them are running on heroku and others are on cloudbees.
Aaron and Brian wrap up 2013 with thoughts on the year in Cloud Computing and make a few predictions for 2014. Topics include AWS, OpenStack, PaaS, DevOps, SDN and any other buzz word we can think of.
Are you building iOS apps and need to build up a back end to store some data? Also interested in push notifications using the Apple Push Notifcation Service (APNS)?
Over at the CloudBees blog, the Java paas company announced that the new version IntelliJ IDEA now has CloudBees support.
The OpenStack community newsletter from last week offers some useful links to some tips and tricks as well as upcoming events for those of you who use OpenStack cloud software.
I took some time this week to pull together a master list of cloud file and document storage APIs I will be targeting as part of my cloud printing work at Mimeo Connect.