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VMware and Google Initiative Supports Java-Based Apps in the Cloud

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Today, live at Google I/O, VMware and Google announced a joint initiative to support the development and deployment of Java-based applications in the cloud. This announcement follows the very successful announcement of a joint partnership between VMware and Salesforce.com to launch an open, enterprise Java cloud service – VMforce – based on Spring and vCloud/vSphere Read more...

My cloud is an abusive relationship and I love it

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By Adrian Cole, jclouds founder I was really intrigued, speaking on the cloud power users panel during web2expo yesterday.  To my left and right were other cloud power users, running businesses on the cloud with significant demands.  Everyone had to use weird hacks, they were unhappy with SLAs, and had serious unmet needs and yet Read more...

enStratus Announces Support for vCloud Express via Terremark

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 This morning, enStratus became the first cloud management service to announce support for both private and public clouds based on the VMware vCloud API. Terremark will be the initial vCloud provider supporting this integrated solution. enStratus is a cloud infrastructure management platform for deploying and operating enterprise-class applications. Through enStratus, Terremark’s vCloud Express customers have Read more...

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...