In this article, William Vambenepe takes a look at PaaS as an enabler; especially in the enterprise; that will afford business advantages in terms of cost, time to market and choice of tools. He suggests that the paradigm shift from machine-centric design to PaaS is a big leap in application design, that will enable application developers to always use the right tool for the job.
In this IEEE article, author Sixto Ortiz Jr. discusses the issues and challenges we are facing in cloud computing standardization. He also compares the cloud-computing standards proposed by organizations like Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), IEEE, Open Grid Forum, OASIS, and Storage Networking Industry Association.
Interview with Rob Linton, author of “Amazon Web Services: Migrating your .NET Enterprise Application”
A new "Amazon Web Services : Migrating your .NET Enterprise Application" book by Rob Linton provides a deep insight into Amazon Web Services (AWS) covering a wide spectrum of topics from describing AWS components and their role in applications architecture to step-by-step instructions on setting and configuring each AWS component . InfoQ spoke with by Rob Linton about his book.
In this IEEE article, authors Bernd Grobauer, Tobias Walloschek and Elmar Stöcker discuss the cloud computing security and cloud-specific vulnerabilities.
Christopher Moyer has written a new book, which revolves around architecture and design patterns that can be used to build and host scalable, reliable applications in the cloud.
From its inception Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) has been a source of dissension among enterprise, solution and application architects. Now cloud computing is changing the conversation. 2
This article describes how interoperable clouds can be created, today, through the integration of open standards such as the Open Cloud Compute Interface, the Open Virtualisation Format and CDMI. 3
In this IEEE article, author Eric Olden discusses an identity fabric that links multiple applications to a single identity to manage the volume of user identities in the cloud. 1
In this IEEE article, Balakrishna Narasimhan and Ryan Nichols discuss results of a survey of organizations with experience using cloud applications and platforms.
InfoQ examines how Azul's collector works, and explores some techniques you can use to test the impact of garbage collection in your applications.
TekPub is an interesting case about company who started on ASP.NET MVC and quickly moved to Ruby on Rails. We had the opportunity to talk with them about their technology turnaround. 21
William El Kaim describes an Open Cloud Model driven by an independent user community to define it further. He also defines the SHINE principles for transforming IT into BT (Business Technology). 3