Testing VMWare Cloud Foundry

This blog post describes the experience of taking Cloud Foundry for a quick test drive. The test uses vmc, a command line interface to deploy an application to Cloud Foundry. While dealing at that time with the beta release, this report contains nevertheless interesting knowledge for people that want to …

Cloud Integration with Apache Camel and Amazon Web Services

In this blog post, Kai Wähner describes the combination of Apache Camel and the Amazon Web Services (AWS) interfaces of Simple Storage Service (S3), Simple Queue Service (SQS) and Simple Notification Service (SNS). Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is used to access messaging systems and data storage without any need …

Chef First Steps

In this blog post, Gareth Rushgrove explains the first steps on how to install a package with Chef. Chef is an open-source systems integration framework built specifically for automating the cloud. It makes it easy to deploy servers and scale applications throughout the entire infrastructure, combining the fundamental elements of …