Category: Platform as a service (PaaS)

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, […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Why platform is the least important part of your cloud journey

November 16, 2016

Via: CompareTheCloud

Moving to cloud is in effect just another infrastructure migration project – with one further complication, which can make it three times as long and five times as complicated as you originally thought. The good news is that the technology […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

With Windows in the Cloud and Host of New Partners, Microsoft Finds Its Cool

November 4, 2016

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Microsoft is cool again. This is according to Facebook CIO Tim Campos, who made a guest appearance at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2016 keynote on Tuesday to talk about how Facebook’s 13,000 employees around the world are now using […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Violin, still pushing flash speeds, looks to the cloud

September 15, 2016

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

In flash storage these days, it takes more than speed to win over many enterprises. Violin Memory, an early player in enterprise flash, made strides more than a decade ago with storage arrays that outran spinning-disk systems for applications that […]