This year, Amazon released CloudSearch, a fully-managed cloud-based search service. Here's a presentation they released on Dec. 3.
This is the first of a series of posts focused on pro tips for Windows Azure.
Last week, Amazon announced the release of a new EC2 instance type for applications requiring fast access to big data.
aron and Brian talk with Colin Mcnamara (@colinmcnamara, Nexus IS) and Nick Weaver (@lynxbat, VMware) about the state of the IT industry, a review of the Fantasy Cloud Draft, VMware's Pivotal Initiative and a new business idea for Cloud Garage Labs.
Service Autonomy is one of the 8 key SOA design principals. One way that you can achieve better service autonomy and create more scalable services is to give each service it’s own hardware to play with.
This is a one-hour look at the various ways platforms as a service have changed the IT industry in recent history.
I recently had the opportunity to chat with Principal Architect for Excolo Group, Casey Watson on how Casey recently made the switch from Amazon EC2 Cloud Services to Windows Azure.
Roger Jennings regularly collects quality reading on his blog over at Oakleaf Systems. Check them out within.
The objective of this post is to explain under-the-hood or deep view of what’s actually inside Windows Azure Virtual Machine.
A recent announcement over at the Amazon Web Services Blog describes some improvements to Elastic Beanstalk.
With Uber Prof 2.0 (NHibernate Profiler, Entity Framework Profiler, Linq to SQL Profiler, LLBLGen Profiler) we are going to bring you a new era of goodness.
DZone's recent poll on users' cloud experiences suggesting some interesting results.
In this 40-minute video, Greg Columbo discusses some underlying changes to Windows 8 and the impacts these have on performance and security.
In the previous post, we saw how to configure logging in AWS CloudFront and start collecting access logs. Let's now move on to the next tier in the architecture - web/app.
You can now pick up some user-created apps over at the OpenShift Application Gallery. The gallery is currently featuring 13 apps - here are a few descriptions
Last week, OpenShift let the open-source PaaS community in on a little project some of their devs have been working on.
On one of the mailing lists I follow, an interesting question came up: “We want to write a VSTO plugin for Outlook which copies attachments to blob storage.
This post will cover how to interact with Azure Mobile Services using a web proxy client, as well as how to use Fiddler to issue GET requests.
Heroku guru James Ward created a 10-minute video that gets you started with deploying Java on Heroku using Eclipse.
This post will cover adding data to a relational database, understanding the application key, and creating a database and a table.
Interesting survey results just released that indicate cost isn’t the highest factor in cloud adoption (yay – at last people are talking more about non-cost impacts of cloud)
Amazon Web Services recently announced the release of Elastic Block Store Snapshot Copy. This tool enables users to copy EBS snapshots for use in multiple AWS regions.
Redhat's popular open-source PaaS sooution, OpenShift, has recently responded to community requests for WebSockets on OpenShift. OpenShift Evangelist Marek Jelen described some of the challenges that came with the implementation. From the...
Drew Dimmick, the Product Line Manager at HP Public Cloud PaaS & Ecosystem, clues you into how to take advantage of the HP Public Cloud beta program in this quick, 2-minute video.
We talked about memory restrictions in part 1 of this series, but lets now shift our focus to CPU resources.