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WSO2Con Barcelona agenda is now live including the Cloud track near and dear to my heart. Here’s a quick overview of what to expect: Cloud Strategy – track keynote – we will go through all things cloud with WSO2 technology: our work with Apache Stratos, private cloud, dedicated cloud, and our shared public cloud services, Still to-be-announced session on IaaS platforms and how we work with them, Apache Stratos Roadmap and Strategy – Apache Stratos is a community project to which we are one of the key contributors and which we at WSO2 are using a lot internally for our own products and services, WSO2 Private PaaS – the private PaaS platform that we built on top of Apache Stratos, App Factory – our DevOps PaaS that integrates all aspects of application and API development and hosting: from specs and task/issue tracking, to code repository, resource provisioning and m... (more)

SYS-CON's 1st International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo: Show Report

Dmitry Sotnikov's Blog Overall, very exciting times, and a great event put together by the folks at SYS-CON! There was a lot of excitement and optimism throughout the event. As someone put it: cloud computing is about 700 days old. That means that there are a lot of arguments about definitions, and where things are going, and so on. And that also gives a lot of vibe and a lot of fresh community spirit. Below are my notes from all the sessions I attended at the last week’s Cloud Computing Expo 2008 on: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 A few general comments on the conference. First and foremost,... (more)

Checklist for Cloud Service Operations

I knew one software company that failed their SaaS transition because they chose to cut a few corners with the operations. Since they were software engineers, they did not really want to spend time on such mundane tasks as security, auditing, backups and so on. One day they let a disgruntled employee go, the guy went to an internet cafe, logged into the hosting account with the shared admin credentials, and deleted all customer data. There were no backups or data replicas to bring the data back, no personal admin accounts or procedures to prevent such an incident from happening, a... (more)

Building WSO2 Cloud

This year I changed my job and became in charge of the Cloud business at WSO2. This means that now on this blog you will have even more “cloud stuff”, so I thought I would start with a quick This year I changed my job and became in charge of the Cloud business at WSO2. This means that now on this blog you will have even more “cloud stuff”, so I thought I would start with a quick intro to why I joined WSO2 and our general cloud directions. Sorry if the stuff below sounds a bit salesy. :) WSO2 started as a middleware company – with an enterprise service bus – WSO2 ESB – that is st... (more)

Jelastic and SendGrid Team Up to Power Java and PHP Applications

Sections of this post were originally published by SendGrid We’re pleased to announce the partnership of Jelastic and SendGrid. SendGrid is a cloud-based email service that delivers marketing, transactional and enterprise emails on behalf of companies. Built upon the world’s largest (continued) Read More The post Jelastic and SendGrid Team Up to Power Java and PHP Applications appeared first on Jelastic Blog. ... (more)