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Eric Genesky01/17/13
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Google: Calling All Coders

Today, Google announced a secure coding contest for it's cloud solution, Google App Engine.

Gordon Dickens01/16/13
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Rocket to the Cloud Fast with Roo

Since CloudFoundry is public, you may run into an issue deploying the application with . . .

Trevor Parsons01/16/13
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How Do I Know if My Heroku App is Slow

So you’ve written a nice new Heroku app and have tested it thoroughly - it seems really fast – yay!!!

Pascal Alma01/16/13
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Making Use of Amazon SNS

In my previous post I showed how to setup an Amazon SNS topic and subscription

Ben Kepes01/16/13
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Because Old School Retail is Dead - NetSuite Acquires Retail Anywhere

NetSuite’s acquisition of Point of Sale (POS) vendor Retail Anywhere creates a powerful offering that allows retail businesses to compete in the face of a challenging environment.

Bruno Terkaly01/15/13
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When to Choose Azure Storage or Azure SQL Database

Bruno Terkaly created a useful table for deciding on an Azure storage solution. One column has common questions, the other suggests a solution.

Pascal Alma01/15/13
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Setting Up the Amazon Simple Notification System

There are many use cases where you can use a service like this but I want to show how to use it to get notified when my EC2 server.

Eric Genesky01/15/13
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Deploying Linux VMs to Azure from VM Depot

You can currently add Linux Virtual Machines to Windows Azure via the Windows Azure Portal from base OS images of the following distributions: CentOS, SUSE and Ubuntu. But it is then up to you to install and configure any additional software you require.

Eric Genesky01/15/13
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The Cloudcast - The Enterprise Debate in 2013

Aaron and Brian give a brief “State of the Podcast” for 2013, and then discuss Enterprise Cloud Computing and some of the debates about how it is evolving.

Larry Franks01/15/13
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Cloudy Links from Pie in the Sky

Things are starting to pick up after the holidays; some good links for your weekend reading this week.

Eric Genesky01/14/13
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Deploying Oracle ADF Apps to the Oracle Cloud

Here's a 16-minute tutorial on how to deploy the sample Oracle ADF Summit Application from here on the Oracle cloud.

Phillip Haydon01/14/13
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Using Publish to Deploy Azure Cloud Service

I recently created an Azure Cloud Service from scratch and deployed it, however I manually logged into Azure Portal and uploaded the packages. Luckily, someone commented saying that I could that you can use publish directly from Visual Studio. So . . .

Eric Genesky01/14/13
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An Amazon S3 Cloud-Based HTML5 MP3 Player

Here's a demo of a cloud-based HTML5 Mp3 player developed by SVN labs. According to the original post, it uses "tracks directly from your Amazon S3 buckets playable in the HTML5 audio element."

Eric Genesky01/14/13
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Register for Heroku Waza

On Friday, Heroko opened registration for Heroku Waza. Waza, apparently, is a Japanese word for art and technique.

Gaurav Mantri01/13/13
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Azure Cloud Building Best Practices

This blog post will be focused on building Stateless PaaS Cloud Services utilizing Windows Azure Storage (Blobs/Queues/Tables) and Windows Azure SQL Databases (SQL Azure).

Eric Genesky01/13/13
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A Security Flaw in Ruby on Rails

The official Ruby on Rails blog recently announced the release of two "extremely critical security fixes" for a major security flaw.

Enrico Maria Cr...01/12/13
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Backups Using Amazon S3 and Glacier: A Clarification

Some days ago I published a post about the recent integration of Glacier as a new storage class in Amazon S3 and how it pages the way to new and interesting use cases, even for home users, despite being a service more geared towards enterprise users.

Paul Bouwer01/12/13
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ASafaWeb, Excessive Headers and Windows Azure

Troy Hunt is a Microsoft MVP for Developer Security and regularly blogs and tweets about security principles.

Eric Genesky01/11/13
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Get a Node.js App Running on Engine Yard Cloud

Here's a quick, 6-minute tutorial that gets you started with a simple app in Node.js on the Engine Yard Cloud.

Eric Genesky01/11/13
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On the Continued Growth of Jenkins CI

Sacha Labourey, the former CTO of JBoss and founder of CloudBees, recently reflected on a survey of Jenkins users that indicated a 65% growth year to year with 56,000 active installations.

Eric Genesky01/11/13
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Spring and Cloud Foundry - A Marriage Made in Heaven

Spring is the only enterprise Java framework that runs on environments like GAE's JVM. On Cloud Foundry, there is tight integration for Spring developers.

Brian Swan01/11/13
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Using the Azure VM Depot

Yesterday, Microsoft Open Technologies announced a complementary service to Windows Azure VMs - the VM Depot.

Eric Genesky01/10/13
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An OpenShift Tutorial with Node.js and HTML5

Jeremy Osborne of OpenShift recently published a lengthy, in-depth tutorial that will get you working with WebSockets, Node.js, npm, and OpenShift.

Bruno Terkaly01/10/13
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Parsing JSON by Hand from Azure Mobile Services

This post is about parsing data by hand coming back from Azure Mobile Services. It does not rely on the MobileServiceCollectionView to populate controls with data.

Eric Genesky01/10/13
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Why AWS is Important to IT Departments

Here's a five-minute video by CBT Nuggets trainer Jeremy Cioara that gives a 5-minute introduction to AWS and why the PaaS giant is vital to IT departments.