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.
PaaS isn't just for DevOps anymore. Nor has it ever been.
21 Jan 2014
Tip - Somehow Platform as a Service (PaaS) has been pigeonholed as an arm of bleeding edge DevOps teams. If you think the only reason to use a PaaS play is to facilitate a DevOps approach to development, you're missing out on what the cloud has to offer.
There is more to PaaS than just application deployment and management
21 Jan 2014
Tip - There is no doubt that various PaaS plays and cloud computing platforms have greatly simplified application management and deployment, but growth and survival has meant growing far beyond these humble beginnings.
How to mix cloud computing and DevOps to maximize productivity
03 Jan 2014
Tip - Two powerful IT concepts, DevOps and cloud computing, are making organizations more productive than ever before. Here are three tips on how your DevOps team can maximize value by integrating with cloud computing technologies.
2014 Java middleware predictions cite cloud, data and more
02 Jan 2014
Tip - Expert Steve Millidge makes predictions for Java middleware in 2014.
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.