Google recently announced a few changes to its deprecation policies for APIs. Specifically, these policy changes will impact Google App Engine, Google Cloud Storage, Google Maps/Earth APIs and YouTube API.
Or even MediumData. Looks like both "Data Transfer" and "Data Hub" were having trouble with a simple Excel worksheet; Roger Jennings provides details.
Sample browser lets you search over 3500 code samples for desktop/client, web, cloud, data, phone and Xbox.
Ben Kepes began this discussion by exploring some of the current rivals: Netsuite and Oracle, Microsoft with Box.
IDrive just finished a set of Ruby samples complete with full library you can use when developing your encrypted, versioned cloud storage for your web application, using IDrive EVS REST API.
Roger Jennings Windows Azure Tables Demo was down multiple times on 4/19/2012; he includes all the gritty details with illustrative screenshots.
This is a half-hour video with one of the senior software engineers at Cloud Foundry. Jennifer Hickey shows you how to get Ruby running on Cloud Foundry using Sinatra AND Rails apps.
IDrive now has a set of Python samples complete with full library you can use when developing your encrypted, versioned cloud storage for your web application.
Here are a few updates on the Cloud that I missed this last week. Azure's got a new startup-support program, Heroku's blog gives incremental updates, and AWS opens a marketplace for its multitude of products.
With just a few configuration changes, now you too can get your JRuby Rails apps up and running on CloudFoundry.com. This post by the CloudFoundry team describes the steps you need to take.
Pariveda Solutions recnetly created a web API that enables large media organizations to more easily get premium content to their viewers. This video discusses the solutions they found using Windows Azure.
The pricing model for snapshots gets complicated quick; this post provides a method for automating the purging of snapshots.
Deployment and automation is becoming increasingly critical to the discussion surrounding the cloud. Puppet Labs recently announced an implementation for OpenStack.
In this post, Roger Jennings provides a detailed tutorial for importing Windows Azure Marketplace datamarket datasets to Apache Hadoop on Windows Azure’s Hive databases. Roger discusses the prerequisites, explains how to obtain values required by the interactive hive console, and how to load the hive table with data from the utility rate service.
Perhaps a multi-tenant cloud ecosystem platform could work for the site that is, at least according to this writer, set to rival Facebook.
Get caught up on AWS documentation, including an EC2 getting-started guide.
Veera Sundar was inspired to create a service that provides daily poetry using app engine, so he coded it over the weekend and open sourced it on Github.
WS02 Stratos offers a bunch of middleware services which can enhance agile development methodologies.
Ben Kepes considers this move to be sensible because HP's open beta enables movement to the cloud in a new and interesting way.
According to JP Morgenthal, segmentation is the key to solving the problems of confidentiality and security that come with the Bring Your Own Device movement.
This tutorial is 5-minutes long, and by the end you'll have an Azure app up and running thanks to Node.js.
@home leverages lots of hardware to process protein folding simulations over at Stanford University's Pande Lab. A similar project was done on the Playstation Network a few years ago.
According to the Azure Media Services site, this service will offer all the usual cloudy services - 'flexibility,' 'scalability,' etc. - to handle TV, movies, video games, etc.
Dr. Chip Popoviciu of Nephos6 and Shannon McFarland of Cisco joined the Cloudcast for a discussion of how cloud computing will be affected by the shift from IPv4 to IPv6.
News today from accounting and advisory Baker Tilly that they are bucking this trend and will be delivering Financial Force’s professional services automation (PSA) solution.