Archive for the 'PAAS' Category

SAP’s Cloud Approach

February 3, 2013
Written by Ameed Taylor

SAP outlines latest updates to its Business ByDesign Solution


Win Free Pass to CloudSlam 2011

April 11, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

Want to win a free pass to the Cloud Slam 2011 Cloud Computing conference?

What is this event?

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Amazon Elastic Beanstalk Enters PAAS Market

January 24, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

Amazon Web Services (AWS) last week released its Elastic Beanstalk Service to beta.  Elastic Beanstalk is AWS’s new Platform as a Service (PAAS) solution that helps developers deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud.

Elastic Beanstalk runs with Amazon EC2, S3, Elastic Load Balancing, Auto-Scaling and Simple Notification Service on the Amazon Linux AMI.Elastic Beanstalk allows a developer to upload an application to Elastic Beanstalk using the AWS Management Console, API’s or the AWS toolkit for Eclipse and automatically deploys and provisions the necessary services required to run the application.

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Choose The Cloud

January 20, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

One of the issues that has held cloud computing back from even faster market adoption is a lack of understanding by rank and file business and consumer users of the benefits of moving to the cloud.

Spearheaded by Box.net, CEO’s of a number of prominent cloud vendors have banded together to talk about the benefits of the cloud with the; I Choose the Cloud, initiative. Other vendors who have joined include Xobni, SocialText, Zuora, Get Satisfaction and Freshbooks.

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Why Developers Hate Platform As A Service

January 5, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

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

October 28, 2010
Written by Ameed Taylor

Microsoft announced a number of new capabilities and services for Windows Azure at its PDC10 conference.

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