Java cloud platforms
Cloud computing applies the resources of many computers in a network cluster to a single problem at the same time. Once confined to scientific or technical problems that require a great number of computer processing cycles or access to large amounts of data, cloud platforms are now being leveraged to offer enterprise developers more scalable server resources.
How do cloud tools reduce enterprise software development costs?
10 Dec 2012
Video - Although cloud tools are often hyped, some cloud tools that can have a quantifiable effect in reducing enterprise software development costs.
Cloud deployment shows pros and cons for legacy applications
16 Nov 2012
Tip - Legacy applications may benefit from cloud deployment, but there are a host of concerns to look at, too, when considering redeploying older applications.
James Strachan on evaluating Node.js
09 Jul 2012
Video Tip - Node.js is an often debated new programming language. In this video James Strachan gives his advice on whether or not to use Node.js for a given project.
Scaling up and scaling out to meet new business demands
11 May 2012
Tip - Scaling up and scaling out are two ways for growing businesses to increase productivity, but doing so blindly may be more costly than it's worth.
On-demand computing models support Web application scalability
10 May 2012
Tip - The on-demand nature of cloud computing has put scalable Web applications within easy reach for businesses of all sizes.
Automate Web server load balancing for high scalability
07 May 2012
Tip - Automating Web server load balancing tasks provides high scalability for enterprise applications.
Private cloud computing models alleviate some cloud security issues
03 May 2012
Tip - Private cloud computing may provide enterprise organizations seeking the performance, scalability and cost efficiencies of a cloud architecture but have serious security concerns.
Consolidating network appliances with virtualization
27 Jun 2011
Tip - With virtualization, it is now possible to make more efficient use of physical resources and thereby space and power consumption, which lead to cost savings.
Platform as a Service: gaining traction or slippery slope?
22 Jun 2011
Tip - The decision to go down the PaaS path is not easy. Adopting a whole new way of operating IT is a big challenge because PaaS changes everything, for better or for worse.
Make yourself cloud-ready with Platform as a Service (PaaS) skills
21 Jun 2011
Tip - The fastest way to skyrocket your skills to the cloud is to get some hands on experience with available P;atform as a Service (PaaS) tools.