Christopher Moyer has written a new book, “Building Applications in the Cloud: Concepts, Patterns, and Projects”. This book revolves around fundamental differences between the on-premise and cloud infrastructures, and architecture and design patterns that can be used to build and host scalable, reliable applications in the cloud.
William El Kaim describes an Open Cloud Model based on agile principles and driven by an independent user community to define it further. He provides a sketch of a potential Cloud Operating System. He also defines the SHINE principles for transforming IT into BT (Business Technology).
After a brief introduction on Cloud Computing, Matthieu Hug, CEO of RunMyProcess.com provides his insight on a new class of information systems: Multi-Enterprise Information Systems. He argues that they are poised to replace inflexible partner extranets.
Learn about the new user experience of cloud computing providers EC2, Mosso, and GoGrid and their differing feature sets. 6