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Why Developers Hate Platform As A Service

Not being a pure software developer myself, I never quite understood why many developers do not like the current PAAS environments on the market. Randy Hearn, a senior research analyst with Info-Tech Research Group; gives food for thought on how PAAS vendors can make their solutions more appealing to developers.

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Microsoft Announces New Windows Azure Features

Microsoft announced a number of new capabilities and services for Windows Azure at its PDC10 conference. New capabilities and services include: Support for Virtual Machine (VM) roles. VM roles will allow users to move their legacy applications to Windows Azure eliminating the need to change code to work within Windows Azure Remote Desktop Functionality will…

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Structure 2010 Conference Kicks Off This Week

GigaOm’s Structure 2010 conference kicks off this week in San Francisco. Structure 2010 is spread over 2 full days and includes an impressive list of speakers and sessions in addition to a launchpad. OnDemandBeat Readers can receive a $300 discount off the conference fee with discount code http://structure2010.eventbrite.com/?discount=PRESS300

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OnDemand Speed Links 5 April 2010

Version 3 of the Cloud Computing Use Cases Published The Cloud Computing Use Case Discussion Group has published Version 3 of the Cloud Computing Use Cases Series. Version 3 of the Series focuses on Security in the Cloud China Is World’s Fastest Growing Software Market Gartner Report that outlines how China will remain the worlds…

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CloudShare Democratizes The Cloud

One of the more eagerly adopted cloud services thus far in 2010 has been CloudShare Pro. CloudShare Pro is a “light” version of CloudShare’s Enterprise level product and is aimed at individuals and small teams who want to quickly set up training, sales or testing environments in the cloud and share copies with other colleagues.…

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