Development teams must think hard about these four aspects of cloud computing before they start the development process.
You've heard all the buzz about cloud computing, but how do you actually get started with a cloud service like Amazon EC2.
Amazon Web Services is the umbrella of services provided by the company, under which Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3 are found.
SSI makes perfect sense for some, but this greatness comes at a great cost: years of work.
The decision on how an infrastructure is setup and configured must be decided collectively between the two parties.
Keep in mind that resource sharing might not be for everyone, and that resources must be shared only between users with complementary workloads.
In parallel and distributed environments, developers must know how the infrastructure is set up and configured to take advantage of what's actually available.
You may want to mix and match attributes to build your enterprise environment.
If you are expecting spikes that you are unable to predict or provision for, a cloud approach makes sense.
What we call cloud computing has been around for a number of years now. It has a new name, new slogan, but it's been here all along.