In today’s environment it is difficult to offer commercial products, especially in highly competitive fields such as content management systems. Finding themselves being squeezed out of the market, Composite C1 found a way to thrive by releasing their core product under an open source license with cloud based hosting.
One of the biggest challenges in modern business is how you integrate subsidiaries and present a single global view so that customers and partners find it simpler to integrate with your organisation. In this article we will discuss a fictitious sample based on a real-world scenario and look at some of the challenges and good practices that you should look to implement to be successful.
Developers are building experience with an array of cloud environments. InfoQ spoke with 3 thoughts leaders about the state of cloud development, recommended tools, anti-patterns, and getting started.
Imagine if architects had to be the janitor for every building they designed. This is how the development team felt prior to moving to Windows Azure. 2
IronRuby is Microsoft's implementation of Ruby on the .NET framework. This article introduces IronRuby, and covers running Rails applications in IronRuby as well as potential issues to look out for. 2
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
In Part 1 of this series we introduced a design pattern for grid computing on Azure, while in Part 2 we developed a grid application in C#. In this article we'll run that application. 1
Answering: What are the cloud computing benefits, public or private clouds, providing infrastructure or a platform, how can a client enforce regulatory compliance, and others.
David Pallmann shows how to perform grid computations on the Azure cloud computing platform. In Part 1 he presented a design pattern, while in Part 2&3 he shows how to develop&run a grid application.
David Pallmann shows how to perform grid computations on the Azure cloud computing platform. In Part 1 he presents a design pattern, while Part 2&3 will contain a concrete code example.