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Review: OpenShift 3 rocks Docker containers

Red Hat’s robust, easy-to-use, and highly scalable PaaS now builds on Docker, with some temporary limitations

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Yelp cooks up a PaaS using Docker and Mesos

PaaSTA leverages common open source components, but may not appeal to enterprises seeking a 'deploy and go' solution

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Review: AWS Lambda redefines 'on demand'

Amazon’s simple, scalable compute service runs your functions whenever needed, but is limited to Java, Python, and Node.js

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Joyent: The Docker-friendly cloud you’ve never heard of

Joyent started the container party, later validated by Docker. Despite superior technology, does an independent public cloud like Joyent have a chance?

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Google PaaS-es in the App Engine

Google remains true to form and makes a powerful statement with its PaaS entry: Google App Engine

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First look: AWS Mobile Hub fills the potholes

Developing mobile apps on the Amazon cloud is now significantly easier, at least for iOS and Android clients

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Who cares about Hadoop on Linux? Microsoft (yes, really)

By offering big data services in its Azure cloud on Linux, Microsoft is sending several important messages to customers

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Review: Apprenda PaaS fills the .Net gap

The Apprenda private PaaS is both full-featured and flexible, supporting .Net and Java development and a wealth of deployment options

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IBM brings Bluemix behind the firewall for sensitive workloads

Companies can take a hybrid approach to building and running cloud apps

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Making a PaaS at Microsoft

Now that you're excited about the opportunities that Platforms-as-a-Service can create, it's a question of where to start.

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What's a PaaS?

With spending on Platform-as-a-Service expected to exceed $20 billion in this decade, Web developers need to get a firm understanding of the technology

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Salesforce gives Heroku an enterprise makeover

App Cloud features Heroku Enterprise cloud, the Force platform, the Lightning development platform, and the Trailhead interactive learning environment for app builders

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Build microservices apps on Azure Service Fabric

Azure Service Fabric, Microsoft's PaaS solution for microservices, provides a highly flexible framework for building cloud-scale applications. Here's how to take advantage of it

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How to build apps on Salesforce's platform

Not only does Salesforce offer easy application development and deployment in the cloud, its Trailhead training site offers self-guided courses to get you there

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Big data, big challenges: Hadoop in the enterprise

Fresh from the front lines: Common problems encountered when putting Hadoop to work -- and the best tools to make Hadoop less burdensome

Taking enterprise mobile development beyond the essentials

How the Backend brings flexible user authentication, granular access control, and other enterprise features to mobile applications

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With OpenShift 3, Red Hat puts container power in developers' hands

With the new version of OpenShift and the brand-new Atomic Enterprise Platform, Red Hat moves to make container technology a developer tool, not just an admin's one

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IBM announces container service for Bluemix

IBM Containers service, based on open source Docker software container technology, is designed to help developers deliver apps across hybrid cloud environments

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