January 20, 2011

OpenStack Adds IPv6 to Cloud Stack

OpenStack is gearing up for 2011 with a new release codenamed Bexar that will include new IPv6 and large object storage support. The OpenStack cloud platform was first announced in July of 2010 as a joint effort of NASA and Rackspace, The effort expanded to over 35 technology vendors with

Amazon Web Services Sprouts Elastic Beanstalk

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is debuting a new platform as a service offering that it calls AWS Elastic Beanstalk. The service automatically handles capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling and application health monitoring, while still leaving ultimate control in the developers’ hands. “This is a key differentiation to other offerings out

Microsoft Refreshes Secure Application Development Tools

Microsoft has announced the release of Attack Surface Analyzer, a new free tool for developers that helps them secure their applications. “The tool also gives an overview of the changes to the system Microsoft considers important to the security of the platform and highlights these in the attack surface report,”