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The Best of the Week (Oct 10): Cloud Zone

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The Best of the Week (Oct 10): 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 (Oct 10 to Oct 16). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. Getting Granular With Microservices, PaaS, Twelve Factor Apps and Docker

The world of IT has changed. Applications are getting more granular and with this the culture and structure of IT organizations is changing. Design your architecture to take advantage of the cloud, because building monolithic applications no longer scales to the modern business demands.

2. How Do Cloud Developers Know When an App is "Done"? (JavaOne 2014)

This slideshow from a recent JavaOne session by Daniel Bryant was posted that elaborates on some of the obstacles for developing in the cloud. Bryant is a principal consultant at OpenCredo, and he has a lot to say about cloud development, useful tools, and helpful techniques.

3. OpEx Savings and the Ever-Present Emergence of SDN

Software-defined networking is fundamentally about two things: the centralization of network intelligence to make smarter decisions, and the creation of a single (or smaller number of) administrative touch points to allow for streamlined operations and to promote workflow automation.

4. Connecting to OpenStack in Node.js with pkgcloud

If you've ever wanted to build a node.js app that worked with OpenStack, HP Helion OpenStack, or the HP Public Cloud the package to use pkgcloud. This is a multi-cloud library for node.js that includes support some of the common components of OpenStack.

5. SaaS Development Framework Guide

Since Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) adopts a multi-tenancy architecture (MTA), and building an MTA SaaS application requires much effort, the SaaS development framework must address major issues of concern, especially security.

Learn how to auto-discover your containers and monitor their performance, capture Docker host and container metrics to allocate host resources, and provision containers.

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