IndicThreads.com International Conference On Cloud Computing will be held on 20-,21 August in Pune, India. The conference aims to demystify cloud computing & discuss migrating & implementing cloud solutions
Survey says that 40% of developers think Google is the Public cloud leader and almost 30% think IBM as the top Private Cloud provider. No other vendor is even close in terms of perceived leadership.
Microsoft .NET was rated the best overall framework by software developers who use it, in Evans Data Users’ Choice Survey on Frameworks. The survey asked developers to rank ten different attributes of the frameworks they have used. The two Google offerings – App Engine and Web Toolkit (GWT) – came in just slightly behind Microsoft in overall satisfaction, but Ruby On Rails was near the bottom.
Google’s Android platform is gaining rapidly in the smartphone platform space. As per comScore which reports trends in the U.S. mobile phone industry, during October 2009 and January 2010 Google Android’s share of the smartphone subscriber base in the US rose by a whopping 4.3%.
In this interview we speak with cloud computing expert Janakiram MSV. Janakiram talks of what the cloud has to offer and how the various software platforms are placed as regards cloud adoption. He shares his thoughts on the top cloud service providers & the steps involved in migrating to the cloud. Finally he delves on the risks & drawbacks of cloud computing that we need to watch out for.
An interesting look at Microsoft over the past decade. This article by Gavin Clarke for the Register looks at how the landscape has changed with the OS, browsers, software development languages, cloud computing & mobile software, the successes, the mistakes Microsoft made and the opportunities it still has.