DevOps, which I will arbitrarily define here as "automating SysAdmin
tasks to streamline application lifecycle management," raises important
questions about the cloud.
Developers may ask: "if I have a self-service portal for
We looked into WSO2 StratosLive and
registered a tenant in the first part of this series of blog posts. Read
the first post in WSO2
StratosLive - An Enterprise Ready Java PaaS, if you have missed
it. We have seen how the WSO2 Carbon based products ...
As a vendor of security products, I see a lot of Requests for
Proposal (RFPs). More often than not these consist of an Excel
spreadsheet with dozens—sometimes even hundreds—of questions ranging
from how our products address business concerns to...
We're all familiar with the 9-layer OSI model - 7 layers
of technology + Politics and Religions. This is the stack that makes up
the Internet. Cloud Computing uses the same underlying technologies, but
is often discussed in the context of the IaaS,
Google just launched a new
informational site about Google Cloud Print. The new site showcases
the print anything, anywhere vision of Google Cloud Print for
individuals, business, enterprise and developers.
Google outlines how convenient cloud...
We are really, REALLY pleased to announce that the third Day Camp 4 Developers has now been announced and tickets are now on sale. This time around, the theme is Project Management .
We’ve added a speaker this time around for a total of six...
This video shows how to deploy and run a Spring
application on OpenShift Express using the JBoss AS7 cartridge. The
application used for this demonstration is Spring Petclinic, a
well-known Spring example. The first part of the video...
announced the general availability of ScaleBase 1.0 for
unlimited scalability of MySQL databases. ScaleBase 1.0 delivers MySQL
performance and high availability, without the need to change a single
line of application code....
1. Backup outside of the Cloud
Some of the high profile companies affected by Amazon's
April 2011 outage could have recovered had they kept a backup of
their entire site outside of the cloud. With any hosting provider,
managed traditional data center...
The Cloudcast - Eps.15 - “The Most Interesting Man in the Cloud”
Date: August 7, 2011
Co-Host: Joe Onisick (@jonisick)
Guest: Peder Ulander (@ulander), Vice President of Product Marketing, Cloud Platform Group at Citrix Systems
I recently came across an interesting blog post on RedMonk (not
surprising, as I read most of their posts). It’s called It’s
Beginning to Look a Lot Like SQL and basically it talks about query
language for NoSQL databases. It seems that as NoSQL...
Spring Roo is a tool to offer rapid application development on the Java platform. I already explained when to use it: http://www.kai-waehner.de/blog/2011/04/05/when-to-use-spring-roo.
Spring Roo supports two solutions for Cloud Computing at the...
This time we wanted to benchmark WSO2
Stratos Application Server instances running on two amazon ec2
instances. Both of the instances are proxied by WSO2
Load Balancer. Here we have used appserver.cloud1.wso2.com which
has only the load balancing, and...
Path to the Cloud
You decided to make the big decision and migrate to the cloud.
What Should You Do Now?Well, migrating
an active system between two hosting providers (and even from your small
desktop under your desk), can be risky and...
The 2011 AWS
Startup Challenge is now open. Every year Amazon stages a contest to
promote up and coming startups that leverage the Amazon cloud. This is
the 5th annual contest, and for the first time they’ve opened it to
Last week, I was on a panel at the CompTIA Breakaway conference in DC, with Scott
Crenshaw from RedHat and Ron Culler from Secure Designs. Scott made an
interesting comment about the three types of applications out there: (1)
new apps that are being...
Fig 1. stratoslive.wso2.com landing
StratosLive is a Platform as a
Service, which is the public deployment of the WSO2's Cloud Middleware
As the successor of WSO2 Stratos - 1.0.0 public cloud...
As we approach our general availability release, we’re starting to
see popular usage scenarios for ScaleBase. I thought this would be a
great time to publish three of the common scenarios we see. I’ll
probably publish more in the next blog...
One of the themes many of us commentators harp on about is the fact
that barriers to entry for application developers have never been lower –
the availability of cloud hosting, agile development methodologies,
even this crazy frothy investment cycle...
The good folk over
at ManiacDev have a pointer to a new cross-platform SDK coming out —
Moai “The mobile platform for pro game
The open source Moai SDK enables game developers to focus on great
Does anyone remember 15 years ago when the dot-com boom was just
starting? A lot of companies were running on Sun. Sun was the best
hardware you could buy for the price. It was reliable and a lot of
engineers had experience with the operating...
The Cloudcast (.net) #14 - State of the Podcast Address (34:42)
Date: August 2, 2011
By: Aaron Delp and Brian Gracely
Description: Aaron & Brian
celebrate their six month...
I stumbled across a great post on MediaBistro called, “The
US Senate Adopts Scribd for Sharing Docs with Public”.
The Rules Committee of the US Senate released
a report yesterday where it recommended a number of services for
Senators and their...
The Hama team is pleased to announce the release of Apache Hama
0.3-incubating under the Apache Incubator.
Hama is a distributed computing framework based on BSP (Bulk
Synchronous Parallel) computing techniques for massive...
When talking around the public cloud/private cloud use cases, the
commonly accepted approach is that private cloud is for large
enterprises who have particular requirements (existing infrastructure,
particular regulations etc) that demand the use of...