Yesterday at Appirio we had a private demo of the WaveMaker platform from the guys at WaveMaker. I'll try to recap most of the things that I heard as it pertains to Salesforce.
Amazon recently unveiled yet another infrastructure building block to their suite of services. Simple Notification Service (SNS) allows you to build applications with publish/subscribe messaging functionality. SNS is distributed and redundant and
Today Amazon released the AWS SDK for Java allowing developers to tap into the various AWS infrastructure services such Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon SimpleDB,
It looks like Amazon is marching towards IaaS-domination with the release of an SDK for .NET. It's interesting that they only support C# and not VB.NET. You would think that since there
I sat in on the Amazon SimpleDB webinar the other day and it was really interesting. They demo'd a PHP app that populates SimpleDB from a MySQL database. Very cool! The presenter has
The Appirio CIO Blog has a great new post called, "Cloudsourcing: Where Cloud Computing Meets Outsourcing". Some organizational changes have been to focus on this emerging segment of the cloud market.
Amazon EBS shared snapshots allow you to back up point-in-time snapshots of your data to Amazon S3 for durable recovery. The ability to share these snapshots makes it easy for you to share
VMware recently announced the acquisition of SpringSource, an open-source Java tools maker, for $400M. Not bad for SpringSoruce which only has $25M in revenues. I've been a big fan of SpringSource and user
This morning Amazon announced the support for a Virtual Private Cloud: "We are excited to announce the limited beta of Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), a secure and seamless bridge between your
Amazon once again is again stepping up its game in the IaaS space. This morning they announced support for SimpleDB in their Eclipse plugin. You can now administer your SimpleDB data without writing
Yesterday Amazon launched their new AWS Toolkit for Eclipse. The toolkit is targeted at Amazon EC2 developers and provides basic management features along with tools for deploying and debugging Java web applications. They
The new Amazon EC2 Console is a slick point-and-click, web-based user interface providing access to Amazon's suite of infrastructure web services. AWS has typically been a geek service due to it's command line