Category: Platform as a service (PaaS)

Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Why a bare-metal cloud provider might be just what you need

March 21, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Cloud services, particularly infrastructure- and platform-as-a-service, are well established, but in some cases customers demand more — more control, more access to hardware, more performance, and the ability to pick their own operating environment. In those cases, they are looking […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Dell EMC Expands Server Capabilities for Software-Defined, Edge and High-Performance Computing

February 26, 2018

Via: CompareTheCloud

Dell EMC announced three new servers designed for software-defined environments, edge and high-performance computing (HPC). The PowerEdge R6415, PowerEdge R7415 and PowerEdge R7425expand the 14th generation of the Dell EMC PowerEdge server portfolio with new capabilities to address the demanding workload requirements of today’s modern data centre. […]

Deployment Models, Platform as a service (PaaS), Private Cloud, Public Cloud, Service Models

Cisco says almost all workloads will be cloud based within 3 years

February 7, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

In its latest Cisco Global Cloud Index (2016-2021), the networking giant predicts that by 2021, 94 percent of all workloads will run in some form of cloud environment and that dedicated servers will be a distinct minority. That 94 percent […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Microsoft Joins Hot Open Source PaaS Project Cloud Foundry

August 30, 2017

Via: Talkin' Cloud

The Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley opened in Santa Clara, California, today with announcements by the Cloud Foundry Foundation of a new certification for developers as well as a new member, Microsoft. Several years ago, news of Redmond shelling out […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Microsoft’s Docker Strategy: The Future of Windows Containers

April 25, 2017

Via: Data Center Knowledge

In case you haven’t noticed yet, Microsoft is placing a big bet on Docker containers. How does Microsoft see Docker fitting into the Windows world? Here’s an overview of Microsoft and Docker’s past, present and future. When Docker containers were […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Skytap launches new container management solution

April 11, 2017

Via: The Diversity Blog

It was only a handful of years ago that the only time the topic of containers came up were at obscure open source conferences or, more usually, when someone was looking for a place to put the bulk load of […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Why resiliency is a key component of a successful container strategy

March 29, 2017

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

Let’s face it: bad things can and do happen when you’re deploying and managing complex, distributed applications. There are potential failures in the application, the process, the host, the network, dependent services, and even the data center itself. All of […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

The stratospheric rise of cloud-based video services

March 10, 2017

Via: CompareTheCloud

In recent years, a bewildering array of acronyms about X-as-a-Service has sprung up. Cloud computing has made it possible for UK businesses to tap into an increasingly wide range of services provided over the Internet instead of on premise, with […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Google Explains What Went Wrong to Cause PaaS Outage

March 8, 2017

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Google has released more details this week on what caused its Google App Engine outage earlier this month. The Aug. 11 outage affected 37 percent of applications hosted in its US-Central region, according to the incident report. Google said that […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Data Platforms as a Service

January 18, 2017

Via: Cloud Expo

With the proliferation of both SQL and NoSQL databases, organizations can now target specific fit-for-purpose database tools for their different application needs regarding scalability, ease of use, ACID support, etc. Platform as a Service offerings make this even easier now, […]