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Distributed Java Application Deployment – 1 … 2 … 3

By |2020-10-06T10:19:34+00:00February 2, 2011|

Cloud platforms (such as Google App Engine and Windows Azure) offer a simple deployment experience. Just upload your code, and the cloud takes care of the rest. GigaSpaces XAP v8 brings this user experience without the cloud vendor lock-in. Your application can now be deployed on your laptop,  in the [...]

Hello Worm Document

By |2020-10-06T10:24:03+00:00January 26, 2011|

  GigaSpaces 8 now supports documents composed of key,value pairs. Unlike POJOs, which force users to design a fixed data schema (in the form of a class definition)  a document allows adding and removing properties at runtime. With GigaSpaces the two data models are interoperable. You can write a POJO [...]

One more day with the stackers

By |2020-10-06T10:51:01+00:00November 14, 2010|

While I was unpacking my bag this morning, I found my new OpenStack T-Shirt that we got at the summit. It brought up really good memories. The energy at the summit was driven by the Rackers ( RackSpace employees). They feal really lucky to be working on such a cool [...]

OpenStack Summit notes

By |2020-10-06T10:52:34+00:00November 12, 2010|

Open Stack is an open source cloud computing project. The Open Stack summit this week had 250 people from 12 countires and 90 different companies. The most visible employees in the summit were from the following companies: Rackspace , NASA , Citrix and NTT. For those of you who are [...]

Building your own IaaS Part 4 – Netscaler Load Balancer

By |2020-10-06T11:16:06+00:00October 13, 2010|

This blog post is part 4 in the "build your own IaaS" series where we create a small cloud based testing environment for scalable applications that mimics an internally hosted testing lab. Part 1 discussed different virtual machine hosting models, Part 2 discussed the DHCP configuration, and part 3 was [...]

Building your own IaaS Part 3 – XenServer CentOS Machine Image

By |2020-10-06T11:16:27+00:00October 5, 2010|

This blog post is part 3 of the "Buiding your own IaaS" series. Part 1 discussed different virtual machine hosting models, and focused on a service which provides physical machines preinstalled with virtualization software. Part 2 introduced an auxiliary machine running a DHCP server and a web proxy for the [...]

Building your own IaaS Part 2 – DHCP Server

By |2020-10-06T11:17:00+00:00October 2, 2010|

This blog post is part 2 of the "Buiding your own IaaS" series. Part 1 discussed different virtual machine hosting models, and focused on a service which provides physical machines preinstalled with virtualization software. In this blog post I'll discuss the DHCP server in a virtualized environment. The DHCP server [...]

Building your own IaaS in the Cloud Part 1 – IaaS flavors

By |2020-10-06T11:17:18+00:00September 29, 2010|

So you have this idea, started testing it on your laptop, and it looks good.  Now you want to test how it scales out on multiple machines. In cases where your IT department doesn't have available machines inhouse, you might want to consider cloud providers. According to Bernard Golden (from [...]