Amazon AWS

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 Read more…

By Ameed Taylor, ago
Cloud Computing

OnDemand Speed Links 16 August 2010

Enterprise 2.0 Software Patents In a sign that Social Computing in the Enterprise is now going mainstream, Alexander Wolfe reviews 13 recent Enterprise 2.0 patent applications. CA Acquires Cloud Consulting Firm CA continues its acquisition strategy with the purchase of Silicon Valley based 4Base; one of the more established Cloud Read more…

By Ameed Taylor, ago
Amazon EC2

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 Read more…

By Ameed Taylor, ago
Amazon

IBM rolls out Beta Cloud to Developers

IBM last month rolled out its Beta Cloud to the general public. The Beta Cloud is IBM’s dynamically provisioned runtime environment that includes tools to develop and test application code on IBM software. With this new offering on the market it will be interesting to see who dominates amongst Amazon, Read more…

By Ameed Taylor, ago
Amazon

Q&A with Rackspace Cloud’s Emil Sayegh

San Antonio based Rackspace is a global web host and cloud provider known for their high end managed hosting and dedicated services. The company delivers managed services to over 16,000 customers from eight data centers worldwide. Rackspace has recently made quite a splash within the Cloud Industry with the launch Read more…

By Ameed Taylor, ago
Amazon EC2

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 Read more…

By Ameed Taylor, ago