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 …

Enterprise Integration and Batch Processing on Cloud Foundry

Cloud Foundry is an open source Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) from VMware. Cloud provides today’s to some extent developers with unique opportunities:scale! Unlimited scale! In this talk, Spring Integration committer Oleg Zhurakousky and Spring Developer Advocate Josh Long introduce how to use Cloud Foundry and RabbitMQ to build integration and batch processing …

Building a Cloud Service on a Cloud Infrastructure

SimpleGeo provides hosted services for location-aware applications, one of which is a cloud spatial database. The competitive features of our database include built-in scaling, high availability and data redundancy. Come hear how we are harnessing various open source software and cloud services to back up the promises made to our …

Software Architecture for High Availability in the Cloud

This article from Brian Jimerson discusses how to engineer enterprise applications to ensure the highest level of availability and fault tolerance in the cloud. Recent events suggest that most cloud-based applications are not designed for traditional data center architectures, and when inevitable failures occur, these applications are unable to survive …