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Cloud Survey Find Need for Better Security and Performance Monitoring

AccelOps announced findings from its recent survey of 176 IT security professionals conducted online and at the RSA Conference 2013. While 65 percent of respondents’ organizations are using cloud services today, only 46 percent have moved mission-critical applications and data outside the enterprise. Significant inhibitors remain in ensuring effective cloud security and 39 percent of …

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Distributed Access Control Architecture for Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has specific security challenges as multi-tenancy and virtualization fea­tures create risks due to sharing of physical resources among potential untrusted tenant. Het­erogeneity of services also requires different degrees of granularity in access control mechanisms. This article discusses a distributed architecture based on principles from security management and software engineering to address cloud computing’s …

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Windows Azure and Service Bus Queues Compared

Currently, the messaging architecture pattern can be implemented in the Windows Azure platform in two ways: Windows Azure queues and Service Bus queues. In this article, Ricardo Villalobos provides knowledge that will make you able to find out whether Windows Azure queues or Service Bus queues are the best choice for the messaging queues in …

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Deploying CloudFoundry, Heroku and othe PaaS

This article provides a step by step approach on how to deploy your application on the CloudBees, CloudFoundry, Heroku, Windows Azure, OpenShift, Elastic Beanstalk and Google AppEngine Platform-as-a-Services (PaaS) clouds. For each of these platforms, you are guided through the deployment process with screenshots and code examples. You can even have alternative way to achieve …

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Cloud Computing Readiness Assessments

In this article, JP Morgenthal presents the potential and problems associated with cloud computing readiness assessments. He wrote that the first thing to do when you assessing the readiness to adopt a new technology is to understand the value, cost and associated best practices available of this technology.

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Data Ingress and Storage Access in Cloud Architecture

Buck Woody discusses in this article data ingress and storage access in Cloud Computing reference architecture. He explains how to create a centralized, off-premises (cloud-based) data store that provides flexibility, security, consistency, and guards against vendor lock-in. Buck is Senior Technical Specialist on Windows Azure at Microsoft and the examples he presents are based on …

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NoOps, DevOps and PaaS

In this article, Lucas Carlson, Adron Hall discuss the relationship between the NoOps, DevOps and PaaS trends in software infrastructure. They start with some definitions. Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) is a category of cloud computing services that provide a computing platform and a solution stack as a service. NoOps means no operational needs for developers except to …

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Java EE 7 Cloud Computing Support

Anil Gaur, Vice President of Software Development at Oracle, explains how Java EE 7 includes cloud computing support to build Java applications on PaaS platforms. It provides the API for developing PaaS based applications as well as the support for multi-tenancy, capacity on demand, and auto-provisioning of cloud services. Java EE introduces a container abstraction …

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