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 …
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.
The Relational Cloud project is an MIT-based effort to investigate technologies and challenges related to Database-as-a-Service within cloud-computing.
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.