This article describes some helpful tips and tricks for developing applications on the AWS SDK for Java.
This article walks through using the boto library for Python for three popular Amazon services (Amazon S3, Amazon SQS, and Amazon EC2) .
Bitcurrent and Webmetrics have run a number of tests for a month on 5 different cloud platforms – Amazon, Google, Rackspace, Salesforce.com, and Terremark -, attempting to measure the performance of each platform. One of their conclusions is that each platform works better for different application types. http://www.infoq.com/news/2010/07/Benchmarking-5-Cloud-Platforms
This article discusses how to implement the Hadoop MapReduce framework in a cloud environment. You will learn how to use virtual load balancing to improve the performance.
This article and accompanying video walks through the steps for getting started with the AWS SDK for .NET, including installing the AWS SDK for .NET, creating new projects using project templates, running the packaged code samples, and getting help with development.
This tutorial describes one approach to using Amazon EC2’s Elastic Block Store (EBS) as a persistent storage mechanism for a production MySQL database server, including snapshot backup and restore.
This article explores the anatomy of the cloud, its architecture, and the open source technologies used to build in the cloud these dynamic and scalable computing and storage platforms.
Want to know more about cloud and grid computing? Learn how you can use Infrastructure as a Service to get a full computer infrastructure using Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). See the similarities, differences, and issues to consider in grid and cloud computing. Explore some of the security issues and …
This articles shows how to build a Java Web application for the cloud that leverages Groovy, Spring, and Hibernate and deploy it on an EC2 instance.
The Simple Cloud API provides a common API to a variety of cloud services. The API allows you to write portable code that can interoperate with multiple cloud vendors and to use services specific to a particular vendor as necessary.