What Does DevOps Mean for Cloud Professionals?

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By Steve Jin, VMware R&D   This entry was reposted from DoubleCloud.org, a blog for architects and developers on virtualization and cloud computing.   I heard about DevOps a while back but didn’t really look into it. My initial understanding was that the roles of developer and system administrator would merge into one called DevOps. Read more...

Fog: Driving Clouds with Ruby

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By Wesley Beary (aka geemus), Engine Yard   Fog is the Ruby cloud computing library. It helps Ruby developers interact with cloud services. Here is our logo:  So, the quick and dirty on fog, top to bottom: * Models provide a simplified interface, making clouds easier to work with and switch between; * Requests allow Read more...

SOA and Cloud Computing: Are They The Same?

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By Steve Jin, VMware engineer   This entry was reposted from “DoubleCloud” a blog for architects and developers on virtualization and cloud computing.   SOA has been a buzzword in enterprise computing for a long time now. Cloud computing is a relatively new buzzword but it’s gaining momentum as SOA seems to be falling from Read more...

Amazon AWS SDK for Java: It’s Not Quite There Yet

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By Steve Jin, VMware engineer Amazon released its SDK for Java last month. It’s a complete set of APIs that cover almost all the services from EC2, S3, SQS, RDS to SimpleDB. Overall Amazon has done a consistent job, but the SDK is NOT really object oriented. And I think that is critical for higher Read more...

Debut Cloudhackers Cloud Demo Hack Day

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jclouds project founder Adrian Cole (see his video talking about the benefits of using Cargo to automate app deployment to vCloud Express) updates us on recent cloud discussions that we want to share with our vCloud blog fans.   This week cloudhackers from around the world met up in person and online for our first Read more...

World’s First Redis Meetup

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  jclouds project founder Adrian Cole (see his video talking about the benefits of using Cargo to automate app deployment to vCloud Express) updates us on recent cloud discussions that we want to share with our vCloud blog fans.   First Redis Meetup Engine Yard recently held a meetup on Redis, the first in the Read more...

Introduction to LabCloud – Part 1 of a Multi-Part Series

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By Curtis Pope – vCloud Architect   Welcome to the first part of a multiple part series on VMware LabCloud.  Many VMworld 2009 attendees had the opportunity to be the first to experience the "LabCloud" self paced lab environment developed by the VMware Cloud Architect Team.  In fact, more than 4,500 individual labs with over Read more...