JavaOne 2011 got off to a bit of a shaky start this morning with
there being a lack of seating in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton,
leading to the escalators eventually being blocked by physically meek,
yet surly, security guards and having people being...
he Cloudcast - Eps.21 - “The Network Stack of OpenStack”
Date: September 23, 2011
James Urquhart (@jamesurquhart, Cloud Programs Manager - Office of Cloud CTO @ Cisco; “Wisdom of Clouds” blog on CNET)Rick Clark (@dendrobates, Principle...
Looking to try out CloudBees for your Spring application?
Here is how you can get started quickly with CloudBees Run@Cloud platform.
Get a CloudBees AccountConfigure a MySql instance on CloudBeesBuild a Spring Roo applicationsee script belowCreate a...
When looking at how people like to deploy their applications to a
cloud environment, a large faction seems to prefer being able to use
their source control system as a source for their production deployment.
While interesting, I see a lot of problems...
Want to build a Spring 3 application FAST and run it on the Cloud? It is incredibly easy to do with Spring Roo and CloudFoundry!
This post on using Postgres on CloudFoundry helped me get started, however I tried using the 1.2.M1 with the CloudFoundry addon,...
Date: September 16, 2011
Guest: George Reese (@georgereese, CTO/Founder of enStratus; http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/au/429 [blog])
The Cloudcast (.net) #19 - Who Manages the Clouds? (39:00)
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Date: September 15, 2011
Heroku is a great platform. Long before I joined and when I say long, I mean in startup terms (i.e. a few weeks before I joined :)) – the decision was made that CrowdHired would be hosted on Heroku. Shortly after I came on board, Heroku released their new...
This 6 minute screencast by James Ward shows how to deploy Java web applications on the cloud using Heroku.
For years now those of us who talk Cloud on a daily basis
have used variations on a triangle shape as a way to articulate what
Cloud actually is and how the various services that make up Cloud can be
Cross posted @ the Rackspace...
"Flash is dead" is what some in the web developer community are saying after Microsoft's announcement that the all-web-standard "Metro" version of Windows 8 would not include plugins in its IE10 browser, which means no Flash. What they...
If you're looking for a cloud expert, specifically someone who knows
Amazon Web Services and EC2, you'll want to have a battery of questions
to ask them to assess their knowledge. As with any technical interview
focus on concepts and big picture. As...
For a while now I’ve been looking into ‘the cloud’. Looking into its
features, what it can do, why we should switch to ‘ the cloud’, going to
talks, talking to people like @maartenballiauw,
who is a cloud specialist at RealDolmen. I’ve...
The Cloudcast - Eps.18 (LIVE @ VMworld 2011) - “vCloud Director and vCloud Security”
Date: August 29, 2011
Mike Foley (@mikefoley, RSA Virtualization Evangelist - VMware vExpert, http://www.yelof.com/) Chris Colotti (@ccolotti, Consulting...
In my mind at least, PaaS is the area of
cloud computing that is seriously exciting right now – while what can be
achieved with a SaaS app has pretty much been tapped out, and
infrastructure becomes more and more commoditized, it is PaaS where...
Prior to VMworld, I jotted down some thoughts on
areas that I wanted to explore during the week. As I stated then, it
feels like we're at a point where there is going to be significant
change in many segments of the IT industry.
It was quite a busy...
We all love our shiny cloud services — until they break, die, or
otherwise go away, turning all those unicorns and butterflies into what
can only be described as a bark salad. Case in point: sometime this
week, I’ll be wasting time migrating data...
Deploying a large scale system nowadays is quite different from before
when data center is the only choice. A traditional deployment exercise
typically involve a intensive performance modeling exercise to
accurately predict the resource requirement for...
At VMworld, VMware
announced a number of things which together show they’re making a
big bet on enterprises looking to hybrid cloud as their way of moving
from a pure on-premise approach towards infrastructure. The
announcements take the form of...
On the eve of this week’s VMworld conference in Las Vegas, VMware announced that Micro Cloud Foundry is finally available
for general distribution. This new offering is a completely
self-contained instantiation of the company’s Cloud Foundry PaaS...
Okta (previous coverage here)
is today joining other cloud-based SSO offerings and releasing an
edition designed to integrate single sign on into Active Directory to
bridge the authentication gap between on-premise and cloud software. The
move is a...
On August 31st, 2011: I will have the great honor to present our beloved Play Framework at Salesforce's Dreamforce conference here in San Francisco, CA. If you are attending, please feel free to check it out or just stop by to say hello. Thank you Zenexity...
As I prepared to fly to Las Vegas for VMworld,
I started thinking about which technologies I wanted to learn about,
which start-ups I wanted to investigate and which strategic angles I
needed to dig into more.
As I started thinking about various...
as the LAMP stack provided a core foundation next gen for web
applications, Cloud Foundry is providing a core foundation for next gen
Cloud Foundry announced today that two new startups are building their clouds based on Cloud...