Cloud Security Architecture from a Cloud Consumer’s Perspective

Developers have developed applications for IaaS (Amazon AWS, Rackspace, etc) and PaaS (Azure, Google App Engine, Cloud Foundry) Cloud platforms. These platforms provide basic security features including support for authentication, DoS attack mitigation, firewall policy management, logging, basic user and profile management but security concerns continue to be the number …

Oracle Cloud Strategy Clarified

This article from Ovum Research explains that Oracle has clarified its cloud strategy. Oracle new public cloud is expected to be commercially available by mid-2012. Ovum also explains that Oracle has moved beyond SaaS into business process-as-a-service (BpaaS) territory. As far as PaaS is concerned, Oracle should deliver a cloud-centric …

JavaServer Faces the Cloud

This article explains how JavaServer Faces 2.0 features are suited for the Cloud. It presents the @ManagedBean annotation, implicit navigation and resource handling. Cloud services might not have been a factor when JavaServer Faces 2.0 (JSF 2.0) was developed, but JSF 2.0 provides features ideally suited for the cloud as …