May 2013

    Introducing The Cloudify Player

    This Monday we’re launching the Cloudify online recipe catalog and the Cloudify Player, an embeddable, simple to use JavaScript widget that allows users to launch any Cloudify recipe on the cloud from within any web page, with a single click. The idea behind it is simple: visit a web page,...

    Amazon Marketplace - Not a Fair Play, Thoughts on an Open Marketplace Alternative with OpenStack

    The Promise of a Cloud Application Marketplace The cloud has clearly emerged as the new world. Today, we find ourselves in an era of land-grabbing in which everyone wants the bigger piece of this new world. Amazon has the advantage of being the first to grab. Others would like to...

    Using the Cloudify Player as an Open Source Framework for Building Your Own Cloud Application Marketplace on OpenStack

    In the previous post, I outlined the main lessons learned from the Amazon Cloud Marketplace and suggested an alternative approach for building an open marketplace. In this post I’ll refer to a specific implementation of that alternative approach through a new Cloudify Service called the Cloudify Player. Introduction to the...

    Cross-Cloud Storage

    Preface I am still amazed from time to time to find that even very intelligent people who know a lot about software development, but nothing about cloud computing, don’t seem to know this truth about the cloud “world”: when a machine (VM) goes down, its data is gone forever, unless...

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