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A Couchbase for Any Cloud
Couchbase is a great NoSQL database. It combines the power and flexibility of a schemaless document store, in-memory performance and super simple clustering and administration. So it’s not surprising that a good 50% of Couchbase users have chosen to use it on the cloud. For the average Couchbase user (yours truly included, no special Couchbase
Cloudify 2.3.0 Has Landed
h2. Hi Cloudifiers, As promised just a few weeks ago, we worked very hard to bring you even more awesome features on top of 2.2, with our new 2.3 release. And we’re happy to do it just before the holidays 🙂 In 2.2 we “announced”:/2012/12/05/cloudify_2_2_and_roadmap.html our “Chef integration”:/guide/2.7/integrations/chef_documentation.html, “REST API”:/guide/2.7/restapi/restdoclet.html, and a number of important
Enterprises Taking Off to the Cloud(s)
Cloud Deployment: the enterprise angle The Cloud is no longer the exclusive realm of the young and small start up companies. Enterprises are now joining the game and examining how to migrate their application ecosystem to the cloud. A recent survey conducted by research firm MeriTalk showed that one-third of respondents say they plan to
Cloudify 2.2 and Roadmap
Hi Cloudifiers, It’s always fun to tell you about new features and possibilities. This time it’s double the fun, as we debut a new version, but are already working on another one that will be coming out pretty soon. Let’s start with version 2.2. I think the icing on the cake of this version is
Using WebSphere’s wsadmin tool on any Cloud
WebSphere is a very powerful and robust application and in order to make our lives easier, the folks from IBM created the “(newwindow)wsadmin tool”:http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/wasinfo/v6r1/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.websphere.express.doc%2Finfo%2Fexp%2Fae%2Frxml_commandline.html which enables you to run various scripts on WebSphere. Here in the Cloudify Land, we created a recipe that installs WebSphere on any cloud. That’s right : You can run the
Moving Enterprise Workloads to the Cloud on a Massive Scale – The Cloudify Way
In my previous post Moving Enterprise Workloads to the Cloud on a Massive Scale, I pointed out the reasons for moving Enterprise workloads to the cloud. I also argued that the current approach doesn’t work, as we need to think of moving apps not as one-off projects, or as an afterthought, but at a large-scale.
Moving Enterprise Workloads to the Cloud on a Massive Scale
Cloud has quickly become a disruptive technology, with the main disruption being a revolution in the way in which organizations run their IT. The poster child for these cloud discussions was often the new Web 2.0 companies such as Google and Amazon who have been true pioneers in this new and emerging world. Quite often
AWS Outage – Moving from Multi-Availability-Zone to Multi-Cloud
A couple of days ago Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered a significant outage in their US-EAST-1 region. This has been the 5th major outage in that region in the past 18 months. The outage affected leading services such as Reddit, Netflix, Foursquare and Heroku. How should you architect your cloud-hosted system to sustain such outages?
The Bay Area Chef User Group – Chef as a foundation for PaaS – How Cloudify Uses Chef
h2. For those who didn’t make it out to the Chef User Group meetup on October 19th at 6:30PM PST at Survey Monkey’s HQ, below is a recording of the session that was presented. Follow Sharone on Twitter!
PaaS as Infrastructure
The blurring line between PaaS and IaaS The core of IaaS services is centered around Compute, Storage Network however over the past years the infrastructure moved up the stack and includes more application services such as Database as a Service, Hadoop Map/Reduce, and application lifecycle services. On the other hand, PaaS services offer similar services