July 2, 2009

Cloud control systems tame the ether

3tera, Enomaly, Kaavo, and RightScale take myriad and mixed approaches to managing virtual servers in the sky

June 15, 2009

VMware upgrade reaches for the clouds

vSphere 4.0 is a massive update to VMware's flagship hypervisor and management toolset

April 23, 2009

First look: Amazon brings MapReduce to the Elastic Cloud

Based on Hadoop, MapReduce equips users with potent distributed data-processing tools

April 21, 2009

Sun Cloud looks beyond Java

Although Java is a key ingredient, Sun promises an all-purpose cloud akin to Amazon Web Services

April 21, 2009

Java in the cloud: Google, Aptana, and Stax

Google App Engine, Aptana Cloud, and Stax for EC2 make it easy to spin up and scale a simple Java Servlet Container, but are still a far cry from the full Java EE

March 24, 2009

NoSQL databases break all the old rules

Amazon SimpleDB, CouchDB, Google App Engine, and Persevere may have a better way of storing data for your Web app

December 15, 2008

InfoWorld preview: Windows Azure Services Platform gives wings to .Net

Microsoft's Community Technology Preview reveals a thoughtfully designed cloud computing architecture where seasoned .Net developers will feel at home

September 2, 2008

Your own private YouTube

Review: Google Video adds easy video-sharing to Google's cloud-based business collaboration tools

August 13, 2008

Hooking your apps into Amazon Web Services

Unsure how to get started with AWS? Some sample code will illustrate its relative simplicity

August 13, 2008

Inside Amazon Web Services

From storage to payment, the king of clouds is dangling an array of low-cost services. We take a close look at the tools for IT and developers.

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