Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (May 9 to May 15). Here they are, in order of popularity:
Things continue to evolve in the Cloud industry every day. HP revealed their $1bn Helion open source cloud, ActiveState grows as a supporter of the Cloud Foundry project, Parse announced offline capabilities and simplified pricing, cloudControl releases new buildpacks, Kinvey launched a dedicated BaaS, and more.
Apache Stratos (incubating) is an Open Platform as a Service (PaaS) framework project supported by the Apache community. Apache Stratos (incubating) brings enterprise-ready quality of service, governance, security, and performance to internal private clouds, externally managed clouds, and public clouds.
Cloudfoundry's java buildpack is supporting some popular jvm based applications. This article is oriented to the audiences already with experience of cloudfoundry/heroku buildpack who want to have more understanding of how buildpack and cloudfoundry works internally.
Aaron talks with Navin Thadani (@navinthadani) about nested virtualization and common use cases spanning public clouds. For those that aren’t familiar with nested virtualization & Ravello, give everyone a quick introduction.
Software-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service are two of the fastest growing segments of cloud computing. The security that comes with them is not complete, and fails to protect workloads. There is persistent confusion about what cloud security businesses need, and the risks that those technologies alleviate. They need mechanisms in place to track, monitor and govern the use of these services.