[24 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on Emerging Cloud Developments: 3 Top Contenders | ]
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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[14 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]

This presentation highlights an integrated development process built with Jenkins and Cloud Foundry. We show a continuous delivery lifecycle from source code control (Git) to Jenkins build (Maven and Gradle) to live deployment on Cloud Foundry. We use Jenkins to do a blue/green deploy of an application by deploying two environments, then switch request routing between the two without downtime. The two versions are then load balanced, allowing for testing of the new version and easy replacement or fall back to the existing version.

[3 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Azure Storage Architecture: Getting the Most out of IaaS Storage | ]

This session will run through the different storage types available in Azure, Block Blobs, Page Blobs, Files, Tables and Queues. It will explain the internals of how azure storage is delivered so that you can understand how best architect your storage to get the best performance from applications. Finally, it will dive in to the new Premium Storage option available for IaaS and demo some of the capabilities available here vs standard storage.

[11 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Rapise Testing Tool Cloud Edition Released | ]

Take your automated software testing to the cloud. With the new release of Rapise cloud edition you can start testing immediately in the cloud, no hardware or test lab needed. You just have to sign up for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and rent the Rapise cloud AMIs on-demand, with no minimum usage and no annoying monthly or annual fees. You just pay for what you use.

[9 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Running A Spring App on Cloud Foundry | ]

The Spring Trader application was debuted at SpringOne 2GX in 2012 and presented an application that demonstrates a multitude of Pivotal Application Fabric components working together: tcServer, RabbitMQ, SQLFire and Gemfire.

[27 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on Cloud Architecture with Amazon AWS Direct Connect | ]

Modern IT is embracing hybrid cloud architecture as part of their overall IT strategy. AWS Direct Connect provides a critical tool for ingesting web scale data or leveraging custom appliances and legacy applications. This talk discusses the unique benefits of using Direct Connect to reduce cost, increase bandwidth, and provide a more consistent network experience between on-premises resources and the cloud. It details the components, requirements and configuration options for a cloud architecture.

[12 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on The Future of PHP Is In The Cloud | ]

PHP started as a simple scripting language for embedding dynamic data in HTML pages. It’s grown to be a mature, flexible, very powerful language, and yet its roots still lie in the web; PHP powers the bulk of the world’s largest Internet sites.

[15 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Continuous Delivery with Cloud Foundry | ]

Cloud Foundry dramatically simplifies the work necessary to build deployment pipelines for continuous delivery. In this talk we’ll look at the benefits of building deployment pipelines with Cloud Foundry, some anti-patterns to watch out for, and how you can practice continuous delivery when making changes to the infrastructure code of Cloud Foundry itself.

[11 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Cloud Foundry Foundation Established | ]

The Cloud Foundry Foundation, the global standard for open Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), today is announcing its launch as an independent nonprofit foundation. The Cloud Foundry Foundation will be managed as a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project and operate under a system of open governance created by a team of open source experts from founding Platinum Members EMC, HP, IBM, Intel, Pivotal, SAP and VMware.

[28 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Eclipse Foundation Announces Cloud IDE | ]

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 on Snowflake Releases Cloud Data Warehouse | ]

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.