Docker is an open source tool to run applications inside of a Linux container, a kind of light-weight virtual machine. In addition to running, it also offers tools to distribute containerized applications through the Docker index -- or your own hosted Docker registry -- simplifying the process of deploying complex applications.
Developers are steadily building experience with an array of diverse cloud environments. InfoQ spoke with three thoughts leaders about the state of cloud development, recommended tools, anti-patterns, and how to get started. Our panelists were Adron Hall, Magnus Mårtensson, and Andy Piper.
Managing a cloud environment is very different from managing servers inside the wall. On JavaOne Shanghai 2013, Kevin Nilson, the VP of Engineering at just.me, gave a talk on what needs to be done after deploying to the cloud, and he covered a lot on what an ops needs to take care of on AWS environment.
Ian Hughes about mixing the physical world and the virtual world: How virtual technology helps people to meet, communicate and collaborate, and how games help us to develop and learn new skills. 1
This articles explains how to build Java APIs for uploading data and implementing search for Amazon Cloud Search. to simplify embedding Amazon Cloud Search functionality into custom applications. 1
This article presents a transition path to Platform-as-a-Service for IT. An exploration of the steps from pre-virtualization or virtualization through selecting and operating a PaaS. 1
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.