…Cookbooks describing each of theand supporting components in their PaaS
A Knife coordinating the plug-in server and cloud provider. Ironfan defines each machine's roles and commissions them into existence; Chef provides the code that actually builds out its configuration.
The " Silverware" utilities cookbook , enabling each machine to announce the capabilities it provides and discover the capabilities it requires. For example, …
In just a few years, the cloud has started challenging a well-established two-decades-long software and hardware license-based business model. While worldwide server revenues were declining more than 6% in the second quarter of 2013, AWS is expected to reach close to $4b of revenues in 2013. This battle of numbers reflects a profound underlying change in the IT industry: the move from …
NYSE Capital Markets Community Platform in financial …expects the number of industry specific ( PaaS) offerings to explode over the next year or so. Tailored PaaS offerings mean that in industries with very specific needs, such as the finance industry or healthcare, companies can still outsource to the cloud. They will be able to have specific IT needs met and not have to pay top dollar for a custom solution. "Examples of emerging industry PaaS include:
Should you use PaaS for your next project? Often the answer is no because you want control, but here's an example from SongPop showing why the promise of PaaS is not passé. SongPop was able to autoscale to 60 million users, 1 million daily active users, deliver 17 terabytes/day of songs and images worldwide, handle 10k+ queries/second, all with a 6 person engineering team, and only one engineer working full-time on the backend.
Unfortunately there aren't a lot of details, …
…service running smoothly, Getaroom moved from a( PaaS) provider to more than 100 servers, providing the scalability to manage surges in demand during peak periods with minimal expense.
Hosted Knife command line to automate configuration management across production, testing and development environments, delivering a consistent, repeatable infrastructure that …provides a model for reuse that easily integrates with Amazon EC2 via the
Hey, it's HighScalability time:
@ sheeshee : module named kafka.. creates weird & random processes, sends data from here to there & after 3 minutes noone knows what's happening anymore?
…still is) fun to write applications with, but deployment was not very pleasant (unsurprisingly, the PaaS market has blossomed since then!). This drove me to JRuby, for which warbler eased the pain enormously.
I was lucky to have found JRuby, whose core members are welcoming, and for which I have been able to make meaningful contributions. The JRuby team released 1.7.0 in October. This release includes support for the new 'invokedynamic' feature support, better 1.9 compatibility, …
…the dominant language for systems work in #, Orchestration, and PaaS in 24 months.
— Derek Collison (@ derekcollison) September 11, 2012
A day after Why We Need Go , an article featuring a video interview with developer, Canadian geek, co-creator of and one of the co-creators of Go, Rob Pike:'s , posted
A couple of days after that, Jordan Orelli posted Why I Went From …
As a growing number of companies embrace cloud computing, more and more analyst reports make predictions about the future of the Platform as a Service ( PaaS) market. According to these reports, PaaS is:
The fastest-growing cloud category
Expected to have a value of $1.7B in 2015
But setting aside predictions about the future of PaaS, what is the state of the current PaaS market? We at Engine Yard were curious about where things stand with PaaS as it exists today, so we decided …
…runs a process on your server(s), sending metrics to Pusher's realtime PaaS every second or so. Pusher publishes those metrics in realtime through websockets to any browser that's connected and authenticated for your metrics.
So the essence of:
Scout-managed process on your server
posts from your server to Pusher
connections between and browser(s)
Diagrams are for project managers, right? Here's how it …