Posts Tagged ‘Platform As A Service’

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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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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Zuora Disrupts OnDemand Subscription Billing Industry

One of the highest profile “spinoffs” to date in the Software As A Service Industry, Zuora aims to disrupt the OnDemand Subscription Billing Industry just like Salesforce.com disrupted the software industry a few years ago. Based in Redwood City, Zuora provides a OnDemand solution that automates and simplifies online subscription billing services. Zuora’s flagship product is Z-Billing.…

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OnDemand Speed Links May 14 2008

Eastman Kodak Gets Web 2.0 Religion You know that Web 2.0 is mainstream when the oldest of the old guard companies; Eastman Kodak, appoints a Chief Blogger. The Acronym Game Begins Anew With Platform As A Service No sooner had some bloggers declared usage of the acronyms Web 3.0 & Enterprise 3.0 verboten for describing…

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