The Best of the Week (Jan 16): Cloud Zone
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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (January 16 - January 23). Here they are, in order of popularity:
PaaS has really emerged in the past year as a critical part of application delivery and customers are saying that they want their PaaS to be based on Cloud Foundry. The open-source project is definitely on the path to becoming the standard for open-source PaaS.
Aaron and Brian talk to former Netflix Cloud Architect and current VC Adrian Cockcroft about how to properly position products/tools/services to Devs vs Ops, the role of open-source in accelerating adoption, how open-source companies can make money, and some tips getting DevOps adopted within the Enterprise.
DevNexus is the conference for professional developers, and this year we've teamed up with them to highlight some of the great stuff they've got coming up. We're all very excited to be working with DevNexus, and I'll definitely be exploring their speakers and sessions in the coming months. Did I mention there will be numerous DZone MVBs presenting?
Cloud computing is forcing application developers to think differently about application architecture. Just as client side developers faced a huge paradigm shift from desktop to mobile application development, server side developers are experiencing a similar shift as they develop applications for the cloud.
If you are using AWS elastic load balancer to scale your system, you may find that it is a good solution to offload SSL termination from your servers. HTTPS is an encrypted protocol, and encryption required high CPU utilization to perform the needed mathematical computations.
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