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Chris Haddad02/12/13
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Does Your PaaS Architecture Show a Paradigm Shift

PaaS empowers and enables both enterprise IT and shadow IT to accelerate agility and effectively respond to business demands. Do you agree?

Chris Haddad02/12/13
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PaaS Cartridges and Polyglot Programming

DevOp teams want PaaS service efficiency with customization flexibility. Rather than fit development teams into a one-size-fits-all platform box . . .

Jonas Gauffin02/12/13
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Two Complaints About Moving My Blog to Azure

I’ve moved this blog to Azure. Everything went really smooth. I must say that I’m impressed with the work that Microsoft has done. Well. Almost everything. I got two complaints.

Mark Hinkle02/11/13
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Cloud Evangelist Podcast

Sebastien Goasguen (his personal blog is really good) one of the Apache CloudStack committers was recently interviewed on Cloud Evangelist Podcast podcast about CloudStack.

Eric Genesky02/11/13
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Take 10 Minutes to Build an iOS App on Heroku

Here's a recent video (10 minutes) for Heroku users who are interested in developing iOS apps.

Eric Genesky02/11/13
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Codenvy: Create a Python App and Deploy it to OpenShift

Here's a 2-minute tutorial that shows you how to deploy a Python app to Heroku quickly using Codenvy.

Ben Kepes02/11/13
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Dell Boomi Announces New Milestones and Partnerships

Only days after the announcement that Dell was going to return to private ownership, Dell subsidiary Boomi has come out with some news about its integration platform

Eric Genesky02/10/13
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Security Vulnerability and Cloud Computing

Here's a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com that offers a high-level discussion of the potential security vulnerabilities that come with cloud-based solutions.

Chris Haddad02/10/13
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Gartner's SaaS Predictions for 2013

Robert Desisto recently posted Gartner’s 2013 Software as a Service predictions, and an IT professional asked me for my opinion.

Eric Genesky02/09/13
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How to Install OpenShift Enterprise

Grant Shipley, a PaaS Evangelist with OpenShift, recently published a tutorial focused on getting started with OpenShift Enterprise PaaS.

Brian Gracely02/09/13
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The Cloudcast: Enabling Business Through Mobility

Aaron and Brian talk with Brian Katz (@bmkatz) about the evolution of mobile apps for the Enterprise, including UI design, alignment between business and IT, security models and what to expect in 2013.

Brian Hitney02/08/13
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Using Azure to Build Back-End Services for Win8 Apps

Peter Laudati and Brian Hitney welcome fellow Developer Evangelist, Andrew Duthie to the show as they kick off their series on how to build back-end services for their Windows 8 apps using Windows Azure.

Matt Werner02/08/13
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Performance and Capacity in a Cloud

This presentation answers some questions relevant to testing professionals who are interested in learning about the shift to cloud based solutions.

Eric D. Schabell02/08/13
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OpenShift: Create an Instance Based on an Existing Project

The latest release of the OpenShift Origin project command line tooling gives us a powerful feature to shorten the steps it takes to setup, for example, the various projects demoed in my OpenShift Primer book.

Pascal Alma02/08/13
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Running Oracle XE on Amazon EC2

A few weeks ago it was this time again. For development of a certain Mule ESB flow I needed an Oracle database to test a JDBC Transport enhancement to . . .

Avigail Ofer02/07/13
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Xeround Cloud Database Now Supports Full Text Search

We’re happy to announce that our latest product release now supports Full Text Search via Full Text Index.

Chris Keene02/07/13
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What I'm Talking About When I'm Talking About PaaS

I recently got some feedback on my previous musing that from the customer viewpoint, PaaS equals automation. That led me to think of ways to articulate better what this means . . .

Paul Miller02/06/13
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Data Markets in New York City

As part of GigaOM’s Structure:Data Conference (taking place in New York City on 20-21 March), Jo Maitland and I are going to host a Mapping Session on Data Marketplaces.

Geva Perry02/06/13
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Ravello Launches the Cloud Application Hypervisor

Hybrid private-public cloud models are the reality in most enterprises in the forseeable future.

Gaurav Mantri02/06/13
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Workaround for IIS Express Crashing

I ran into this weird issue when developing a very simple Windows Azure Cloud Service Web Role using Windows Azure SDK 1.8.

G. Andrew Duthie02/06/13
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Privacy Policies with Windows Azure

In this second issue of Quick Hits, I want to share a couple of good posts on the topic of privacy policies for Windows Store apps.

Bruno Terkaly02/05/13
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Reading SQL Server Data From a Windows 8 Application

I often get asked how to read from SQL Server in a Windows 8 application. Windows 8 applications are expected to run directly from the Windows Store, without the limitations imposed by connecting to local servers via a connection string.

Ben Kepes02/05/13
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Overcoming the Cloud Cost Conundrum

Recently, I moderated a CloudU roundtable that continued an ongoing theme of mine –overcoming the hurdles to greater cloud adoption.

Hanu Kommalapati02/05/13
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Generating SSH key pair for Linux VM deployment on Windows Azure

Linux deployment on Windows Azure requires PEM or DER encoded x509 public key at the provisioning time to enable authenticated remote login through SSH.

Eric Genesky02/05/13
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SQL Reporting Services Pricing Update

The team over at the Windows Azure blog recently updated the pricing for Azure SQL Reporting services.