By Michael Coté on February 7, 2011
Puppet Labs released a major product last week, Puppet Enterprise, an integrated bundling of the open source automation platform, Puppet, and several of the other tools needed to get up and running fast. The Puppet Enterprise release is firming up Puppet Lab’s efforts in the mainstream world of enterprise datacenters and IT. While they have […]
By Michael Coté on January 18, 2011
The open source cloud platform OpenStack has it’s first production use outside of the founding partners of Rackspace and NASA. Internap has launched, though still in beta, a cloud storage offering called XIPCloud that uses the OpenStack Object Storage.
By Michael Coté on December 14, 2010
CloudBees has purchased Stax Networks (see their write-up) to build out their ambitions to become the leading Java PaaS. Thus far, CloudBees has been known as the Hudson in the cloud company, running the continuous build tool in the cloud (on Amazon) for it’s beta users. Doing a build in the cloud is one thing, […]
By Michael Coté on October 11, 2010
A new release from GroundWork and an update on their low-priced packaging, Quickstart.
By Michael Coté on September 22, 2010
Sonoa renames its self to Apigee, simplifying it’s offerings along a freemium model.
By Michael Coté on September 8, 2010
The company behind the NoSQL database CouchDB has renamed itself from CouchIO to CouchOne. Here is my summary of the last briefing I had with Damien Katz, CEO and founder of the company.
By Michael Coté on August 24, 2010
Cloudpia is providing a “manager of managers” as we used to call it: a system that layers on-top of various virtualization and cloud technologies to give a birds-eye view and control over everything.