Posts Tagged ‘Amazon Web Services’

Amazon Elastic Beanstalk Enters PAAS Market

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…

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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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Consoles, Management Tools and Brokers

The web interfaces of cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) have consistently lagged behind third-party consoles in both user experience and functionality. Third party consoles supported rich meta-data around AWS resources in addition to  integrating CloudWatch and CloudFront support long before the AWS console. The initial lack of capabilities in the provider interfaces…

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OnDemand Speed Links 20 February 2009

SAP Acquires Coghead IP Dennis Howlett analyzes SAP acquisition of Cogheads Intellectual Property. Dennis opines that Caspio and Intuit are in the running for acquiring Cogheads customer base. Oracle Gains The Most From Amazon and IBM Deal Dennis Gardner’s interesting take on how Oracle comes out smelling like a rose with the recently announced IBM…

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Amazon and IBM Team Up In The Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and IBM have announced a partnership that provides users with the ability to use Amazon EC2 to build and run a range of IBM platform technologies. The IBM environments that will be available initially includes IBM WebSphere Portal Server, IBM DB2, WebSphere sMash, IBM Lotus Web Content Management, and IBM WebSphere…

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Yieldex Chosen As AWS StartUp Challenge Winner

As further evidence that many VC’s are still a step behind market and economic trends, Yieldex was chosen as the winner of the 2008 Amazon Web Services Start-Up Challenge. I am surprised that a startup that has developed a solution for managing online advertising (In the middle of a huge economic and online advertising downturn) won the…

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