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 video offers a framework to analyze security issues and present a set of best practices toward implementing security in cloud-based applications.
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.
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.