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.
This video presents how to connect the Salesforce SOAP Web Services API to Google App Engine for Java. The project includes an open source Web Service Client that has been completely ported to App Engine. This client is designed for high performance and will work with Force.com WSDL’s or other …
This video explores how to develop compelling web applications to manage hosted documents, spreadsheets and presentations.
How does the move to centralized services affect the security and reliability of users’ interactions with technology? What new threats are likely to emerge? How might provider behavior, user behavior, or government policy need to change in response to those threats? How does the “open source” ethos work in a …
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.
Joyent asked Tim O’Reilly, Dan Farber, Matt Mullenweg, Jay Cross, Brian Solis, Kevin Marks, Steve Gillmor, Jeremy Tanner, Maggie Fox, Tom McGovern, Sam Lawrence, Stowe Boyd, David Tebbutt, Dave McClure, Chris Carfi, Vamshi Krishna and Rod Boothby the question: “What is Cloud Computing?”
CloudSecurity.org is an independent Web site founded by Craig Balding and dedicated to Cloud Computing Security from an Enterprise perspective.