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This season of the Java technical podcast focuses the interviews of the technologies, companies and people influencing cloud computing. Recorded over a three-month period, Andrew Glover spoke with established players and their interests, including CloudBees and Heroku, as well as exciting newcomers like Jelastic and NuoDB.
Xeround has compiled a nice list of 43 Free Cloud Services for Application Developers. You will find in this list Cloud IDE, databases, source code management, load testing and monitoring.
The twelve-factor app is a methodology for building software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications that:
Use declarative formats for setup automation, to minimize time and cost for new developers joining the project;
Have a clean contract with the underlying operating system, offering maximum portability between execution environments;
Are suitable for deployment on modern cloud platforms, obviating the need for servers and systems administration;
Minimize divergence between development and production, enabling continuous deployment for maximum agility;
And can scale up without significant changes to tooling, architecture, or development practices.
UC Berkeley is offering a free online Software Engineering for Software as a Service course that will start in February 2012. This course teaches the engineering fundamentals for long-lived software using the highly-productive Agile development method for Software as a Service (SaaS) using Ruby on Rails.
In this podcast, continuous integration expert Paul Duvall details the many considerations and options a company must investigate to migrate its infrastructure smoothly and safely to the Cloud.
The Relational Cloud project is an MIT-based effort to investigate technologies and challenges related to Database-as-a-Service within cloud-computing.
The former JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey discusses his new endeavor, CloudBees, and argues that a complete set of tools for the application life cycle in the cloud is necessary to maximizing this new computing model and besting Google App Engine in the PaaS space.
The report “Cloud performance from the end user perspective” looks at roughly 300 million individual tests of nine cloud platforms, conducted over a seven-day period.
CloudSecurity.org is an independent Web site founded by Craig Balding and dedicated to Cloud Computing Security from an Enterprise perspective.