The Windows Azure team does want to make PHP a first-class citizen on Windows Azure.
Ben Kepes suggests that one should plan for shifting IT responsibilities, a lack of formal qualifications, and dealing with objections when getting ready to move your business to the cloud.
Brian Swan helps you answer this question by offering a couple useful (and color-coded!) tables describing what these services are ideal for, as well as what features they do/don't have.
Setting environment variables in CloudFoundry can be complicated. If we want to pass a JAVA_OPTS environment variable with a value of -XX:MaxPermSize=256m, then we have to . . .
Brian talks with CloudAccess CEO Kevin Nikkhoo about the evolution of remote security services, or Security-as-a-Service.
In this article we have discussed about using AWS’s DNS service Route 53 for managing your domain.
The purpose of this talk was to reveal discoveries in the field of cloud computing with respect to what real customers are doing when building cloud architectures.
Roger Jennings contends that Microsoft has developed some awesome big data cloud apps featuring Apache Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, and Pig.
We can set environment variables for an application that is deployed in CloudFoundry. For example if we want to pass a JAVA_OPTS environment variable with a value of -XX:MaxPermSize=256m
At HP Discover (disclosure – HP covered my T&E to attend Discover), almost half of the opening day keynote was given over to DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg to articulate why DreamWorks has gone “all in” with HP.
Mark Sorensen, a Senior Product Planner on the Windows Azure team, put together a list of blog posts by Windows Azure MVPs about the “Spring Wave” of upgrades to Windows Azure.
There are a large number of new players on the field when it comes to cloud services - listen up to a discussion of AppHarbor on the Uhuru podcast.
PowerShell is included with the Azure Node.js SDK, but it's also useful for deploying and managing cloud services like RubyRole.
The following 10-minute video describes how to get started with OpenShift, a Java-friendly, open source Platform as a Service started by RedHat.
I got a free account (FOSS account) on CloudBees.com for my open source project (Qualitas). . .
Unlike other popular PaaSes (AWS, GAE, Azure), Jelastic is completely oriented towards Java and, according to this author, easy to use.
The main PowerShell cmdlet for creating a PHP Web Role is the Add-AzurePHPWebRole cmdlet. This cmdlet creates a local directory that is a ready-to-deploy PHP application.
The idea that the cloud is always available and never going down is JUST PLAIN WRONG.
Includes how to get started with Linux on Azure as well as suggestions for selecting what type of Linux you should use.
This is your last chance to sign up for the Amazon Web Services for Java Developers course that I will be teaching for the University of California, Irvine starting next Monday. The class is 100% online
and open to everyone, anywhere in the world. The class...
Setting up the two popular JVM Frameworks found that there are many similarities, as well as a few surprising differences, between the two.
This tutorial will get you started with Couchbase on Azure by installing a VM instance created in a previous tutorial, linked within.
Summer is here! Well, it is in most places. Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’re still waiting. Not to fear…we’ve got good reading weather! Here’s how we are keeping busy waiting for summer to arrive…