On building out the Couchbase cluster residing in a Cloud Service on three Windows 2008 R2 VMs.
This is a follow up to a previous post first published in 2011 about Amazon's great cloud conspiracy - let us know what you think.
Brian talks with James Urquhart (VP Product Strategy, enStratus) about interconnected systems (Clouds, APIs), complex systems, and how transparency and governance are critical to be able to design, build and operate today’s Cloud Computing environments.
According to last week's TechEd conference, there are a bunch of awesome new features coming to Azure.
Using public networking in EC2 costs money, which should compel more users to use private DNS.
Although combining these technologies should be nice n' easy, but this is not the case when trying to get MongoDB on Heroku.
The roles or VMs comprising a cloud service are all part of the same network sandbox and are able to communicate with each other with no additional infrastructure - in Web and Worker Roles, you configure internal endpoints and in virtual machines you can open up the desired ports on the firewall.
Learn some of the nuanced differences between IAAS, PAAS, and SAAS, and how these models differ from traditional IT.
Key findings of a survey found that many companies are increasing their trust in cloud solutions, with a few inhibitors still keeping broad adoption from happening - what might this mean for AWS?
The solution to any development problem is usually contextual - here's some pointed suggestions that can help you decide between RDS and MySQL.
The 8-minute video below shows how Azure caters to the needs of the Java devloper.
Amazon Web Services offers many SDKs for a range of programming languages. According to this writer, the Ruby SDK is the best one.
Public, Private, Hybrid, and Community cloud types are introduced in this, the second in a series of high-level posts about cloud computing.
There are pros and cons to using the latest PAASes, but it's certainly true that getting to know the cloud dispels some of the old processes that came with old-school middleware configuration.
Azure cloud has specific features and characteristics that make it applicable to the software development lifecycle. All dev environmnets need test and certification environments that match the production environment.
it seems that emails should fit naturally into the world of cloud computing due to its need to be widely accessible across client devices, as well as its need to be scalable to meet community demands. Still . . .
The "Copy Blob" tool is designed to make it easy to transition from one cloud storage service to Azure.
Architecture change, application-level security, and overcoming the shortcomings get a thorough discussion in this Azure-focused post.
We've got a bunch of links today, most of which are related to the recently published spring update for Windows Azure.
A quick update from TechEd this week gives some insight into the state of the cloud in the developer sphere
Here’s all the one’s I know about so far, many of them in or entering beta testing at the moment.
For the Photo Mosaics application, the storage access hierarchy can be represented by the following diagram. . .
The spring update to Windows Azure was big. Of all the updates, one of the most interesting is the addition of Windows Azure Websites.
Heroku's ability to log all error messages can be simple and straightforward, unless these messages are spread on multiple lines as multiple events.
Ben Kepes offers his thoughts on the continuing adoption of cloud solutions in their myriad forms; this time its ING financial services.