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The Best of the Week (May 9): 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 (May 9 to May 15). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. DZone Research Cloud News Update (May 12)

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.

2. Why to Use Apache Stratos

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.

3. Understanding the Cloud Foundry Java Buildpack Code with Tomcat Example

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.

4. The Cloudcast #141 - Cloud Portability Without Leaving the Nest

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.

5. Cloud Security: Technologies You Need to Safely Use the Cloud

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.

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