Platform as a Service and cloud computing

  • April 05, 2012 05 Apr'12

    APIs for cars at EclipseCon 2012

    Can automobiles ride mobile and open source application development trends and become more programmable? Can the car become an app market place for innovation and software development? It may be possible, to hear T.J. Giuli tell of it.

  • March 30, 2012 30 Mar'12

    BPEL trends update: We’ll always have orchestration

    As improved BPM workflow tools have emerged, some underlying infrastructure tools have gained less attention. Notable among the latter is Business Process Execution Language (BPEL), which has often been used to convert business visions into things ...

  • March 13, 2012 13 Mar'12

    Seven SOA testing steps to adhere to

    In a service oriented architecture (SOA), every part acts as an independent component to create a heterogeneous system altogether.

  • March 08, 2012 08 Mar'12

    IBM gives SmartCloud Foundation shops more control

    IBM filled in some missing pieces to its SmartCloud Foundation strategy on Tuesday, rolling out a handful of new offerings it hopes will give IT shops more control over things such as unplanned incidents and the ability to better manage and secure ...

  • March 05, 2012 05 Mar'12

    Node.js: Bubbling up from JavaScript

    Jack Vaughan, Site Editor Bubbling under the mainstream of computing these days is the fast growing phenomenon of Node.js – a framework built on Google’s Chrome JavaScript virtual machine and ...

  • March 02, 2012 02 Mar'12

    From incubator to top-level project: Evolution of Apache Deltacloud

    The Apache Software Foundation recently announced that Apache Deltacloud has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a top-level project.

  • March 02, 2012 02 Mar'12

    Application modernization platform as a service puts focus on business agility

    Among all the tasks that face the enterprise looking to modernize, improving business agility is first, according to Andy Gordon, Application Modernization Platform as a Service (AMPS) director for Unisys.

  • February 29, 2012 29 Feb'12

    Developers must improve mobile app security or face backlash

    Developers of mobile applications need to be more careful in designing them securely to protect the back-end systems supporting them or they could face a backlash from users, according to a noted software security expert.

  • February 21, 2012 21 Feb'12

    CloudBees aims to solve public/private cloud dilemma with new PaaS

    AnyCloud, a Java platform as a service released yesterday by CloudBees, can be deployed in any cloud environment, public or private, as well as in on-premise data centers. Enterprises with regulatory and compliance concerns, especially in the ...

  • February 14, 2012 14 Feb'12

    When business processes meet software services

    The business-side may buy the tools and model the processes in BPM, but then they leave it to developers in the application integration team to make it all work with enterprise software services. BPMN 2.0 has not altered that fact, but it may lead ...

  • February 03, 2012 03 Feb'12

    The year of WebOS and open source?

    HP recently followed up its December plan to release its WebOS mobile platform and development tools with a proposed timeline. When it’s all said and done, WebOS will be given to the open source community under an Apache license 2.0.

  • February 03, 2012 03 Feb'12

    IBM buys in to mobile middleware, acquires Worklight

    The drive to ‘develop once and deploy everywhere’ has become more acute as small and big enterprise IT shops have needed to support a wide array of mobile devices. This has led to the appearance of mobile middleware that acts as a moderating stage ...

  • January 30, 2012 30 Jan'12

    Complex event processing boosts agility to create competitive advantage

    There’s nothing complex about event processing’s simple payoff: When properly integrated with other systems, it adds considerable value. And, as SearchSOA Editor in Chief Jack Vaughan explains in this feature, those benefits are increasingly ...

  • January 16, 2012 16 Jan'12

    Shim uses node.js to test sites on multiple browsers

    Shim is a node.js app that enables simultaneous, sync web surfing across a variety of browsers and devices. It was developed within Boston Globe's media lab as a way to study how web sites look on different types of devices and browsers. A laptop ...

  • December 20, 2011 20 Dec'11

    Top cloud computing news even the Mayans couldn’t predict

    This past year saw a lot of frenetic activity in the cloud computing market, a good chunk of which was caused by major players such as IBM and HP that finally started to “get it.” As 2012 shifts into gear, expect new and updated initiatives from ...