Continuous Integration to Cloud Foundry.com Using Jenkins in the Cloud

Continuous integration using Jenkins is increasingly seen as an effective tool for reducing the cycle time from product backlog to receiving actual user feedback. This can result in real increases in developer and team productivity when combined with an Open PaaS such as Cloud Foundry. In this guest blog, Mark Prichard, Senior Director of Product Management for CloudBees®, explains how … Continue reading

Apache Cloudstack Weekly News – 25 February 2013

This week, interesting discussions on the Java version(s) to be supported by CloudStack, updates on translation, and database changes. Also discussion on the next CloudStack Collaboration Conference, and more. Work on 4.1.0 continues, and there's much to be done before it's ready to ship. Major Discussions and Issues Some of the major discussions and issues that have taken place on … Continue reading

Amazon EC2 – Instance IP Addressing & Elastic IP

Ogni volta che avviate una nuova istanza EC2, il sistema di Amazon vi assegnerà una risorsa IP privata e una pubblica, in maniera tale da raggiungere la vostra istanza sia all’interno della rete che dall’esterno tramite la rete internet pubblica. Ad esempio potete avere un indirizzo IP privato con un valore di 10.227.110.73 il quale può essere usato dentro la … Continue reading

Open Standards in Cloud Foundry Identity Services

Cloud Foundry includes a component called the User Account and Authentication (UAA) service which was introduced about a year ago. It provides user account management and authentication for developers that push applications to cloudfoundry.com, including single signon with support.cloudfoundry.com, micro.cloudfoundry.com, and more on the way. It also provides delegated authorization capabilities to partner sites so that they can interact with … Continue reading

Amazon EC2 – Security groups per le regole di firewall

L’ambiente di Amazon Web Services ci mette a disposizione un firewall interno per tutte le istanze EC2 che avvieremo, queste regole sono contenute nei profili chiamati “security group”. Possiamo creare tutti i gruppi di sicurezza che vogliamo, collegare un’istanza ad un’unico gruppo o un gruppo a più istanze, dipende dalle esigenze specifiche. Ad esempio se avessimo dei server web e … Continue reading

NTT Communications, World’s Leading Telecom, Joins Cloud Foundry Core

As the world’s leading telecom, NTT Communications has experience delivering global cloud services to enterprise customers. Enterprises in Japan are seeking the openness, choice, agility and extensibility that an Open PaaS can provide. In this guest blog, Hideki Kurihara, Product Lead for NTT Communications’ Global Cloud Services, explains why NTT Communications selected Cloud Foundry as the basis for its Cloudn … Continue reading

Amazon EC2 utilizzo di una AMI Amazon Machine Images

Quando scegliamo le caratteristiche tecniche di un’istanza EC2 che vogliamo avviare ci basiamo sulle particolarità che riguardano l’hardware e la potenza di elaborazione. Quando invece dobbiamo decidere il software che deve essere presente nella nostra istanza allora dobbiamo parlare delle immagini AMI (Amazon Machine Images). Per software presente dentro una AMI ovviamente intendo sia il sistema operativo che il software … Continue reading

Everybody Loves PaaS; PaaS is Failing

In the beginning, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) was created for developers, not for enterprises. Developers could deploy and test applications within minutes, not days, weeks or months. PaaS enabled developers to sidestep the need to invest in a platform of their own (or mess with jumping the IT queue). And Developers found it good. Agility and velocity became the primary drivers for … Continue reading