April 22, 2010

When are Private Clouds a Good Idea?

Many vendors with products and services that involve virtualization, storage, or data center automation will claim that they have a private cloud offering. Private cloud can be viewed as comprising a subset of the five main principles behind public clouds: * Off premises: someone else owns the hardware assets* Virtualization:

Debugging Windows from the Web

Debugging a Windows process on a production server can be a pain—especially if the developer isn’t in the same location as the server. While both Microsoft and IBM offer remote debugging tools, they often don’t work across firewalls. Now a service call DebugLive can make the process easier. It allows

Adobe Tosses in Flash Towel After Apple Limits iPhone Dev

Responding to Apple’s ban which prevents iPhone developers from using Flash, Adobe has given up efforts to enable Flash on Apple devices. “We will still be shipping the ability to target the iPhone and iPad in Flash CS5,” Adobe’s Mike Chambers, wrote in a blog. “However, we are not currently

Delphi Development Offered For Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

Scheduled for release next month, Delphi Prism 2011 allows developers to use Object Pascal, generally considered one of the easiest .Net languages to learn, to create Net, ASP.Net and data-driven applications. It can be used either with or without Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. But when it is coupled with Visual

Jim Zemlin to Developers: Learn Linux

Last week in San Francisco, the Linux Foundation held its fourth annual collaboration summit for developers. The conference filled weeks ahead of time, according to Executive Director Jim Zemlin, and about half the attendees were new. That’s because Linux’s dominance in consumer electronics is now “without question and irreversible,” he