Virtual environments can be a rich form of communication, where people can brainstorm, share and discuss ideas, or collaborate on a virtual version of a product. They can also add a new dimension to customer interaction. Games can be used to simulate situations, as an enhancement for learning and teaching complex problems. Ian Hughes talking about mixing the physical world and the virtual world.
Many of today’s applications heavily rely on the search functionality. In this Article Boris Lublinsky explains how to build Java APIs for uploading data and implementing search for Amazon Cloud Search. Usage of these APIs can simplify embedding Amazon Cloud Search functionality into custom applications.
AWS provides two services - Amazon Simple Notification Service and Amazon Simple Queue Service. This article shows how to combine them to build a flexible pub/sub service 1
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. 7
In this IEEE article, author Sixto Ortiz Jr. discusses the issues and challenges in cloud computing standardization. He also compares the cloud-computing standards proposed by various organizations. 2
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 covers a lot of topics around Amazon Web Services and migrating applications to Amazon Web Services.
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