How to Choose a Hadoop as a Service Provider
By Christine Taylor | Article Published June 30, 2015
Hadoop in the cloud, also know as Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS), is a sub-category of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).
Tags: Hadoop, PaaS, big data
Cloud Foundry Gets a New Backer in Mirantis
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 02, 2015
Analysis/Opinion: Open source PaaS Foundation adds a new member to help advance alignment with OpenStack.
Tags: cloud computing, PaaS, OpenStack, Cloud Foundry
Cloud Foundry Names First CEO
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 13, 2015
Linux Foundation Collaboration Project for Platform as a Service names Sam Ramji as its first leader.
Tags: Linux, Linux Foundation, PaaS
Cloud Foundry Foundation Launches as Linux Foundation Collaborative Project
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 09, 2014
Platform-as-a-Service platform now has an open governance and development model to push it forward.
Tags: Linux, platform as a service, PaaS, Cloud Foundry
Microsoft Beefs Up Azure Websites Management
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published December 02, 2014
The company releases new analytics and self-service capabilities to help customers optimize their Websites and Web-based apps.
Tags: PHP, Microsoft, Azure, analytics, platform as a service, PaaS, HTTP, self service, Websites management, Web based apps
Red Hat Calls CloudFoundry the Unix of the Cloud [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 19, 2014
Red Hat EVP and President Paul Cormier takes direct aim at his Platform as a Service rival. [VIDEO]
Tags: cloud computing, Red Hat, PaaS, Pivotal
VMware Embraces Pivotal PaaS for Hybrid Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 06, 2014
Pivotal CEO sees his firm's technology as being the most important innovation since Linux.
Tags: Linux, cloud computing, VMware, hybrid cloud, PaaS
Cloud Computing Adopter's Toolkit
By James Maguire | Article Published April 30, 2014
Four cloud computing experts talk about the strategies for optimizing your cloud strategy.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, cloud pricing
Global Cloud Deployment Isn't Easy
By Jeff Kaplan | Article Published April 21, 2014
Companies building a global cloud deployment face technological and operational challenges.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, global cloud platform
15 Experts Talk About Cloud Computing (Video)
By James Maguire | Article Published April 06, 2014
Interviews with cloud computing experts reveal a wide array of approaches and attitudes.
Tags: cloud computing, AWS, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, big data, OpenStack
Google Redefines Reserved and On-Demand Cloud Instances
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 26, 2014
Google lowers pricing and creates new options for cost-effective cloud computing.
Tags: cloud computing, AWS, PaaS, IaaS, Google Cloud Platform
Cloud Computing's Confusion: Pricing
By James Maguire | Article Published October 23, 2013
How much will your company spend on cloud computing? Well, that’s hard to say.
Tags: cloud computing, private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud, PaaS, IaaS
EMC, VMware Launch Pivotal Spinoff
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 14, 2013
The new company, called Pivotal Initiative, will focus on cloud computing and big data.
Tags: cloud computing, EMC, VMware, PaaS, big data, Cloud Foundry, Pivotal Initiative
Red Hat Opens Up Cloud PaaS Development on OpenShift Origin
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 08, 2013
Red Hat now set to more fully embrace a community development model for cloud tech.
Tags: open source, Red Hat, PaaS
Red Hat Shifts Open Source PaaS Cloud to the Enterprise
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 27, 2012
Linux vendor brings PaaS deployments inside the enterprise firewall.
Tags: open source, Red Hat, PaaS
PaaS Market to Hit $2.9B in 2016: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published November 19, 2012
PaaS providers are in for steady growth during the next few years, but the real draw lies in the market's potential.
Tags: cloud computing, platform as a service, PaaS
Tech Vendors Draft Cloud Interoperability Standards
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 31, 2012
Oracle, Red Hat and others want to make it easier to switch from one PaaS to another.
Tags: Oracle, cloud computing, Red Hat, interoperability, standards, PaaS
Oracle Quietly Plotting Ambitious Cloud Computing Plan
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 19, 2012
The company is "investing substantially in the cloud."
Tags: Oracle, cloud computing, SaaS, PaaS
Deploying Enterprise Private PaaS: Five Guidelines
By Datamation Contributor | Article Published March 29, 2012
It’s essential to consider issues like infrastructure independence and level of resource utilization.
Tags: cloud computing, Enterprise IT, PaaS
Cloud Computing: Slow Adoption Rates, Current Obstacles
By Damu Kuttikrishnan | Article Published November 16, 2011
Despite the hype, companies are only slowly migrating to cloud computing, chiefly due to several key challenges.
Tags: cloud computing, security, SaaS, compliance, PaaS
AT&T Debuts AT&T Platform as a Service
By Thor Olavsrud | Article Published November 15, 2011
The telecommunications firm seeks to expand its footprint by helping business professionals build and deploy their own cloud-based business apps.
Tags: cloud computing, platform as a service, AT&T, PaaS
Gartner: Platform-as-a-Service Taking Off
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 10, 2011
Neglected until recently, platform-as-a-service (PaaS) is getting set to come into its own.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, PaaS
Workday Releases Integrated Cloud Computing Solution
By Dana Gardner | Article Published March 30, 2011
Workday's SaaS-based enterprise solutions target HR and financial management, and also enable Platform as a Service (iPaaS).
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, human resources, payroll, PaaS