Docker and AWS make a great couple. Docker can provide additional encapsulation and control while EC2 provides the scalable infrastructure.
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Users of Amazons cloud storage system were greeted with an unfortunately familiar scenario on Sunday when the service went down- the third such incident in two years.
As the OpenStack Amazon Web Services debate continues to roll on, we spoke to Eucalyptus CEO, Mårten Mickos about why they willingly embrace AWS
In this code-rich session from JAXConf 2013, aimed at architects and developers, Mark Prichard of CloudBees will show how you can: 1) pass Amazon security credentials and configuration parameters to PaaS applications at run-time to provide customized environments 2) use JDBC and Amazon RDS (Relational Data Service) to provide resilient and performant relational data services 3) replace JMS queues and topics with Amazon SQS (Simple Queue Service) and SNS (Simple Notification Service) to develop cloud-based messaging applications 4) use Amazon’s SES (Simple Email Service) from Java applications. Filmed by Marakana – www.marakana.com
Ever wondered how Netflix does it? Join Carl Quinn, former manager of their Engineering Cloud Tools Team, for an overview of the cloud architecture that helps the behemoth site run. Carl explains how they use existing Amazon Web Services features to improve the manageability of cloud objects before rattling through some of Netflix’s open source tools. They include: deployment web interface Asgard, live configuration manager Archaius, the Eureka service registry for load balancing, Netflix’s application monitoring library Servo, AWS object lifecycle logger Edda and client-side framework Odin. Carl also shows us the Simian Army – a number of critters tasked with keeping the whole thing in check. Filmed by Marakana – www.marakana.com
Has PaaS had its day already? Cumulogics CEO Mike Soby dissects contextual and composable platforms and the customers desire to leverage AWS.
The on-demand film company open source another project – this time for heavy duty Hadoop clusters in the cloud.
The silence is over – what is the grand plan for Cloud Foundry and Spring middleware? Paul Maritz has the answers.
The father of Java will advise the AWS-compatible company on matters of performance and scalability.
NoSQL database creators Basho release Apache-licensed version of cloud storage software, but keep best bits for subscribers.
Video streaming giant challenges developers to build something cool in return for cash, AWS vouchers and conference tickets.
Ellisons company are still trying to work out where their cloud fits in – will Amazon EC2 experience help them out?
Latest aspect of Netflix cloud platform stack to be opened up provides a blueprint for new web services.