March 2013

    DevOps, PaaS and Everything in Between

    This month Amazon announced AWS OpsWorks, which is the result of their acquisition of Peritor and the embedding of its Scalarium platform within AWS. OpsWorks is a new framework for simplifying the deployment of applications on the cloud. Given that Amazon already has a few frameworks automating application deployment, such as...

    Carrier Grade Cloud/PaaS

    Cloud is becoming the next-generation backbone for running the web As the technology for building and running cloud infrastructure matures, it is starting to spread out into more industries and revolutionizing how even the most conservative organizations are running their entire operations. One of the areas undergoing a transformation is the carrier backbone services. For those who are not familiar,...

    GigaSpaces And Storm Part 1 - Storm Clouds

    Introduction Real-time processing is becoming very popular, and Storm is a popular open source framework and runtime used by Twitter for processing real-time data streams.  Storm addresses the complexity of running real time streams through a compute cluster by providing an elegant set of abstractions that make it easier to...

    Cloudifying High Availability

    The following is Part 1 of 2 on architecting highly available cloud applications using Cloudify. The first part introduces the concepts, challenges, and solutions to achieve highest levels of availability and disaster recovery in the cloud. The second part revisits the concept to provide a solution architecture and demo source...

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