Cloud Management Roundup – Orchestration vs PaaS vs CMP
Orchestration? PaaS, CMP? Feeling confused? Read the definitive breakdownn and comparison of cloud management platforms.
The Breakup – Why OpenStack Needs a Native Alternative to CloudFoundry and Openshift
“(newwindow)Alex Freedland”:http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fpub%2Falex-freedland%2F0%2F12b%2Fb42&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNF6zIu-mlHUq2cUHZK3GHIxC8NzxQ, Co-Founder and Chairman at Mirantis, wrote a “(newwindow)controversial post”:http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Freadwrite.com%2F2013%2F10%2F25%2Fmirantis-to-paas-vendors-stop-fighting-openstack-gravity%3Futm_source%3Dfeedburner%26utm_medium%3Dfeed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed%3A%2Breadwriteweb%2B(ReadWriteWeb)&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNEI5tg5aaPxJxnIrmr3obJ_5kvRTw in which he basically marks the breakout of some existing PaaS frameworks from OpenStack – CloudFoundry specifically. Personally, I think that Freedland highlights a growing sentiment in the OpenStack community. The fact that OpenStack is open source should change the way we think of
Big Data in the Cloud using Cloudify
Edd Dumbill wrote an interesting article on O’Reilly Radar covering the current solutions for running Big Data in the Cloud Big data and cloud technology go hand-in-hand. Big data needs clusters of servers for processing, which clouds can readily provide. Edd touched briefly on the role of PaaS for delivering Big Data applications in the
GigaSpaces Cloudify and VMware CloudFoundry the new PaaS Jailbreaker
I was reading Krishnan Subramanian‘s post, Two Events That “Clouded” Our Thinking In 2011. The thing that caught my attention was Krishnan’s comments on why PaaS is a superior alternative to DevOps: The shift in the thinking about the enterprise cloud consumption also poured water into the “DevOps” concept advocated by vendors and pundits with