[24 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Emerging Cloud Developments: 3 Top Contenders

By the end of 2014, U.S. companies will spend more than $13 billion on the cloud. That’s according to a recent Forbes article, which also notes the global market for cloud hardware is predicted to reach almost $80 billion in just four years. Part of this growth is thanks to increasing adoption of basic cloud building blocks: public, private and hybrid stacks. But that’s only part of the story – here are three emerging developments in the cloud.

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[28 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Eclipse Foundation is pleased to announce a new industry initiative to create the technologies, platforms, and tools necessary to enable the delivery of highly integrated cloud development and cloud developer environments. This new initiative will establish an open source community dedicated to cloud development tools, with over 65 developers and 8 companies participating by providing committers and by investing resources. Codenvy, IBM, Pivotal and SAP will staff the steering committee of the new Eclipse Cloud Development top-level project (ECD).

[21 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Snowflake Computing, the cloud data warehousing company, has announced the Snowflake Elastic Data Warehouse, the first data warehouse built from the ground up for the cloud. Based on a patent-pending new architecture, Snowflake’s cloud service delivers the power of data warehousing, the flexibility of big data platforms and the elasticity of the cloud.

[20 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Groovy as a flexible, lightweight dynamic language is a natural companion in a Cloud computing environment. It is the ideal scripting engine to customize your web application in a multitenancy PaaS environment (like Jenkins, Oracle ADFm among well known use cases).

[13 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Developing an application to a cloud platform involves working with deployed application’s environment and connecting to services. Spring Cloud, a new project, simplifies these tasks in a variety of cloud platforms including Cloud Foundry and Heroku.

[16 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | ]

HP has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Eucalyptus, a provider of open source software for building private and hybrid enterprise clouds. After the transaction closes, Eucalyptus Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Marten Mickos, a respected leader in the cloud industry and a longtime advocate of open source, will join HP as senior vice president and general manager of the Cloud business, reporting to Meg Whitman, chairman, president and chief executive officer of HP.

[3 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Data governance and data locality play a huge role in deciding where to deploy your databases. And with the combination of Cloud Foundry and CumuLogic inside the firewall, you can empower your application teams with the agility and operational maintainability to meet enterprise requirements.

[26 Aug 2014 | Comments Off | ]

VMware has announced joint initiatives with Docker, Google and Pivotal to help enterprises run and manage container-based applications on a common platform at scale in private, public and hybrid clouds. The collaboration will enable enterprises to leverage their existing VMware infrastructure as a unified, scalable and secure platform for running and managing enterprise applications whether in a container or a virtual machine or a container within a virtual machine in a platform as a service.

[19 Aug 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Appcelerator has teamed up with Microsoft to connect the Appcelerator Platform with Microsoft Azure services. This will simplify the process of building fully native cross-platform apps powered by Azure. Organizations can now leverage existing development resources and connect to existing Azure modules, providing a significant competitive advantage and allowing companies to create a more seamless mobile presence across all devices.

[30 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]

MongoDB, a NoSQL database provider, has announced the creation of a developer-friendly experience that enhances modern application development on Google Cloud Platform’s Compute Engine. MongoDB and Google Compute Engine will offer the high performance, reliability and cost-effective scale designed for how today’s applications are built and deployed.

[25 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]

CumuLogic announced the immediate availability of its new CumuLogic DBaaS Platform, MongoDB Edition. This edition is free for evaluation for 45 days, providing enterprises with a fully-featured MongoDB “as-a-Service” software solution. The software allows IT organizations to leverage their existing infrastructure to build an on-premises MongoDB-as-a-Service offering for application developers, QA/testing and operations teams.