[Preface: a few months ago I shared some thoughts about how REST was (or could) be applied to IT and Cloud management. Part 1 was a comparison of the RESTful...
0 replies - 2854 views - 12/10/09 by William Vambenepe in News
Things are heating up in the DMTF Cloud incubator. Back in September, VMWare submitted its vCloud API (or rather a “reader’s digest” version of it) to...
0 replies - 3208 views - 11/25/09 by William Vambenepe in News
PaaS can most dramatically improve the IT experience in four areas:
Hosting/operations efficiencyApplication-centric managementDevelopment...
0 replies - 4175 views - 11/11/09 by William Vambenepe in News
The potential user impact of changes (e.g. patches or config
changes) made on the Cloud infrastructure (by the Cloud provider) is a
sore point in the Cloud...
0 replies - 3855 views - 10/15/09 by William Vambenepe in News
PHP developers with Cloud aspirations rejoice! Zend has announced a PHP toolkit (called the Simple Cloud API
project) to abstract and access application-level...
0 replies - 2580 views - 09/28/09 by William Vambenepe in News
Cloud development toolkits like Libcloud (for Python) and jcloud
(for Java) have been around for some time, but over the last two months
they have been...
0 replies - 2371 views - 09/15/09 by William Vambenepe in News
What happened to the separation between the model and the protocol
in management APIs? For all the arguments we had in the design of WSDM and...
0 replies - 1357 views - 09/09/09 by William Vambenepe in News
VMWare published its vCloud API yesterday (it was previously only available to a few partners) and submitted it to the DMTF, as had been previously announced....
0 replies - 1976 views - 09/04/09 by William Vambenepe in News
In a very short post,
Khanderao Kand describes how configuration properties for BPEL
processes in Oracle SOA Suite 11G are attached to SCA components....
0 replies - 3512 views - 07/27/09 by William Vambenepe in News
In this entry I compare four public Cloud APIs (AWS EC2, GoGrid,
Rackspace and Sun Cloud) to see what practical benefits REST provides
1 replies - 3751 views - 07/20/09 by William Vambenepe in News
I have given up, at least for now, on understanding what Microsoft
wants Oslo (and more specifically the “M” part) to be. I used to pull
my hair reading...
0 replies - 2737 views - 06/12/09 by William Vambenepe in News
You can call it a “Cloud operating system”, an “adaptive
infrastructure framework” or simply “IT management middleware” (my
vote) as you prefer....
0 replies - 1555 views - 05/22/09 by William Vambenepe in News
In the previous entry, I declared that I had a “guess as to why [the DMTF Cloud] incubator was created without a submission”,
that I may later reveal....
2 replies - 4238 views - 05/04/09 by William Vambenepe in News
here are some more thoughts on the creation by DMTF of an incubator for
Cloud standards. The first part of this blog asks whether DMTF...
0 replies - 3020 views - 04/30/09 by William Vambenepe in News
Before rushing to standardize “Cloud APIs”, let’s take a look back
at the previous attempt to tackle the same problem, which is one of IT
0 replies - 5967 views - 04/28/09 by William Vambenepe in News