IBM announced on Monday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire database-as-a-service provider Cloudant.
I’ve been a big fan of RedMonk’s unconference at CommunityOne over the past two years. The conference is largely driven by the attendee participation. So here’s your chance to submit a session, panel topic or lightning talk that falls into one of these categories:
Online Applications and highly-interactive web sites written in full-on programming languages are becoming the norm on the web, not the rare exception. Measuring these applications is challenging for a whole host of reasons. In my last post, I talked about the inevitable trade-offs between the desire for extensive measurement and […]
I just posted this as a comment to Josh’s reply to my reply to his JavaOne 2008 pitch: Josh, come on dude, you’re lumping me in with VCs now?? 😉 About 1.5 years ago, I used to argue that a project isn’t “a true OSS project” if there isn’t an […]
We’ve been doing a LOT of implementation work in the past year – both fresh out of the box and re-implementations to fix or improve an existing setup. What probably isn’t too surprising is that the bulk of that work – both ways – is for Omniture’s SiteCatalyst. Now it’s […]
Whether you are deploying applications or services in the cloud or on-premise, you can still leverage the cloud to build better software. Two areas where the cloud gives you huge advantages over on-premise computing are prototyping and testing. Let’s explore.
Here are several excerpts from an informative article by Mathew Schwartz, Integrating Your Cloud And On-Premises Applications: Most small and midsize businesses are eyeing one or more software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, yet have already made numerous investments in on-premises software. And despite the potential cost upsides of making the move to […]