I’ll be hosting a Google+ hangout on the topic on Wednesday, September 12 at 11am Pacific Time. This format is something I’ve borrowed from my friend Krishnan Subramanian’s model of Open Conversations.
The new PREVIEW feature provides a “backend-as-a-service” for common tasks related to mobile applications.
The news came out yesterday. Java EE 7 is going to be realigned and the PaaS enablement and multi-tenancy support will be moved to Java EE 8.
I recently had an excellent forum for showing curious passers-by all the new fun ways to deploy Drupal in Windows Azure (Windows Azure Web Sites and Linux VMs).
As PaaS continues to generate ever-increasing levels of attention, the velocity of innovation in the space ramps up.
I’m excited to share that the Windows Azure Mobile Services public preview is now available.
A step by step, all inclusive post showing you how to take photographs from Windows 8 applications and automatically upload them to the cloud.
Did you know that Windows Server 2012 is available for Windows Azure Virtual Machines?
Now that we are a couple of years into the great cloud journey is it pretty clear that the big bang theory of cloud conversion is ain't happening. . .
Windows Azure has historically been a pure PaaS solution with the deployment unit for compute being a hosted service comprising an optional web role and zero or more worker roles.
The videos and MP3 are included in this post. The links are all click able and take you where you need to go.
I was recently asked if it is possible to run PHP 5.4 in a Windows Azure Worker Role. (The default scaffold for a PHP worker role currently installs a version of PHP 5.3.)
In this article, we will construct a basic Android prototype that will allow us to plug in the Windows Azure cloud provider, and use the Windows Azure Toolkit for Android ( available at GitHub) to do all of the basic cloud operations: upload content to cloud storage, browse the storage, download or delete files in cloud storage.
The primary problem with adapting an application to a smart phone is the small screen real estate.
In this blog post, I will write some details about building a product which turned out to be the flagship product for Cerebrata – Cloud Storage Studio.
Aaron and Brian talk with Simon Wardley (@swardley) - Researcher, Organization Warfare and Evolution at LEF, about the evolving economics of Cloud Computing.
With Appcara’s AppStack, users can deploy cloud applications that should be more readily managed across their lifecycle than with bog-standard cloud control panels.
When I saw the Twitter Mesos and Framework presentation, I understood why Mesos can be disruptive to how you architect applications in a highly distributed manner typical for Cloud Computing.
Greg Duncan offers his thoughts on the recent announcement of Amazon Glacier, which allows you to store any amount of data at a cost of as low as $0.01 per GB, per month.
If you’re a contributor to an Apache project, it means that you can commit directly to the project’s repository. For instance . . .
First, if you have an interest in the 4.0 release, we’ll be looking for help testing the RCs . . .
Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) is a free service for pushing messages from the cloud to a number of registered Android recipients. Here we will examine a particular type of messaging called collapsible.
In a couple of weeks I’ll be in San Francisco for VMware annual conference, VMworld.
This will actually be my first time attending the even in person and I
suspect I’ve chosen the best year to be there – there are some seismic
shifts occurring in...
Grab your free Windows Azure account and get some hands-on time with Windows Azure via two great opportunities, one you can attend in person and one you can attend in your pajamas (read: on-line).
It may not always offer the lowest prices, or the best support but AWS consistently manages to meet customer demand with an offer that is more or less ‘good enough.’