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Virtualization Security in Cloud Computing

Bringing VMs (virtual machines) onto the cloud has become increasingly popular. Recent years have seen great advancements in both cloud computing and virtualization. On one hand there is the ability to pool various resources to provide software-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service. At its most basic, this is what describes cloud computing. On the other hand, we …

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Who Needs Clouds? HA in Your Datacenter

Building highly available services can be a challenge. At Braintree, we value simplicity, open source and cheap commodity hardware. While many companies attempt to achieve high-availability through expensive, proprietary components like SANs and hardware load balancers, these sorts of devices are fraught with their own peril.

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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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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 customers and allow them to …

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Cloud is an Exercise in Infrastructure Integration

This blog post explains that when you get down to the architectures involving the Cloud – public, private or hybrid – the issue is really about integrating infrastructure. Cloud computing is forcing infrastructure – network, storage and application delivery – models to adopt many facets of development.