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  • Q&A on the Book Unscaled

    The book Unscaled by Hemant Taneja explores how startup companies can create capabilities similar or stronger than large companies by unscaling. They compete by renting space and functionality in the cloud, which makes them cheaper and more flexible. They are able to innovate and create better products by using data and exploiting the possibilities that sophisticated AI is increasingly offering.

  • Taking an Application-Oriented Approach to Cloud Adoption

    Taking an infrastructure-centric approach to cloud adoption can lead to unrealized benefits. Architect Amit Kumar outlines eleven principles to consider when introducing cloud services into your architecture.

  • Article Series: Cloud Migration

    In this series of articles, you get practical advice from those who have experience helping companies successfully move to cloud environments. There is an area that deserves significant attention, and we hope that you'll participate in the conversation.

  • A Brave New World of Testing? An Interview with Google's James Whittaker

    Cloud Computing is creating substantial changes to the usual way of doing business. How should organizations leverage this approach to improve testing and quality assurance of software? To get an answer, author Forrest Shull spoke with James Whittaker from Google about cloud computing testing.

  • Standardizing the Cloud for Security

    Orlando Scott-Cowley discusses security in the cloud and the need for industry standards to lower the barriers to entry while ensuring that customer data is safe.

  • Results from InfoQ 2012 User Survey

    In February, we launched the 2012 InfoQ User survey to gauge community interest in various topics, technologies, and practices. 2,850 people completed the survey, with thousands of respondents providing detailed feedback on their areas of interest. The following report summarizes some of our key findings, things that surprised us, and reactions/analysis from members of the InfoQ editorial team.

  • Software Engineering Meets Services and Cloud Computing

    In this IEEE article, authors Stephen Yau and Ho An talk about application development using service-oriented architecture and cloud computing technologies. They also discuss application development challenges like security in a multi-tenant environment, quality-of-service monitoring, and mobile computing.

  • Everything Is PaaSible

    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.

  • Virtual Panel: Cloud Services Governance

    Governance plays an indisputably important role in maintaining and guiding the implementation of an architectural vision. The advent of cloud computing has changed the architectural landscape affecting the needs and demands of existing governance programs. InfoQ presents a virtual panel discussion with six leading experts on the current state and future of cloud services governance.

  • The Problem with Cloud-Computing Standardization

    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.

  • Cloud Computing Realigns Role of Service Oriented Architecture

    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.


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