SOA Talk:

Cloud Services


February 8, 2011  7:54 PM

IDC forecasts cloud systems management software revenue of $2.5 billion in 2015



Posted by: James Denman
Cloud Services, deployment

By Ryan Cloutier IDC projects that the market for

January 26, 2011  12:34 PM

Platform supports out-of-the-box environments for Hadoop, Jboss and others on cloud



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Cloud Services, data architecture

Clustering house Platform Computing has forwarded its efforts in cloud computing with Platform ISF 2.1, a new release of its software for building and managing enterprise private clouds.  It is said to support the application lifecycle from development to operations.


December 29, 2010  11:46 PM

Thoughts on cloud API standards from Cloud Camp Boston 2010



Posted by: James Denman
Cloud Services, SOA standards

The current state of cloud and API standards is almost an exact match for early SOA and Web services standards, and we expect the standards movement will follow a very similar trend. Hopefully, the cloud standards groups will stand a better chance by learning from the mistakes and successes of the...


December 2, 2010  5:00 PM

D&B builds data-as-a-service on Informatica Cloud



Posted by: James Denman
Cloud Services, Data integration

Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) has been providing credible credit information since the 1930's. Many businesses and financial institutions rely on information from D&B to make credit decisions, guide their marketing efforts, and supplement their supply chain management. These organizations may...


November 16, 2010  6:26 PM

At Gartner AADI 2010: Cloud computing trust chasm



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Cloud Services

Cloud computing was a much-discussed topic this week at the Garner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit 2010 in Los Angeles, Calif. Gartner Managing VP Gene Phifer and others looked at possible cloud computing scenarios in a brief keynote that set the agenda for the week's...


November 10, 2010  3:38 PM

On App modernization, cloud computing and mashups



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Cloud Services, Enterprise mashups, legacy modernization, SOA

Key areas for application development and projects that use service-oriented architecture (SOA) include application modernization, cloud computing and enterprise data mashups. Today we take a second look at some recent SearchSOA.com content that explores these issues. A little while ago, we had...


September 14, 2010  4:09 PM

One look at addressing memory loss in real-time Memcached data store



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Cloud Services, Data integration

By Alan R. Earls NorthScale, a company that provides commercial support for the Memcached in-memory key-value store, has recently turned to addressing a problem with Memcached – its susceptibility to data loss.


August 30, 2010  5:04 PM

Monash on things that underly surge of Big Data



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Cloud Services, Data services

The end of the conventional RDB and birth of new DB types has been heard before, but the established RDB has usually won out. Early this year I'd asked Curt Monash, president of Monash Research, and editor and publisher of DBMS2 and other blogs for some guidance...


August 24, 2010  7:59 PM

Reporter’s Notebook: Push and pull in software development



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Cloud Services, Software testing

Newton's Law seems at times to play out in the IT shop. It seems every action in software development seems to create an equal reaction. The thought arises as we look over notes from earlier this summer when we spoke with Shridar Mittal, CEO, ITKO.


August 23, 2010  4:15 PM

Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 1: More patterns for Azure



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
.NET, Cloud Services

This week Microsoft released Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 1 to MSDN subscribers. It supports deployment on a Windows desktop, in Silverlight in a browser or as a cloud-based application running Azure.  This...


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