January 12, 2012

Eric Schmidt: Android Isn’t Fragmented, It’s Differentiated

While many mobile developers complain that fragmentation on the Android platform makes it difficult to create apps that work on all Android devices, Google chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt said that fragmentation isn’t really a problem. At an event during the Consumer Electronics Schow, Schmidt told Cnet’s Molly Wood

AT&T to Launch “Developer-Centric Cloud”

At AT&T’s Developer Summit, CTO John Donovan announced a new cloud computing initiative known as AT&T Cloud Architect. According to Donovan, the company plans to create “a developer-centric cloud” with low-cost access to AT&T’s hosting services. He said that both public and private cloud options would be available through the

Rackspace Open Sources Dreadnot Devops Software

Rackspace has announced that it will open source Dreadnot, a tool it developed in-house to help track and manage projects in a devops environment. The devops philosophy encourages developers to work closely with operations and roll out new software features continuously rather than waiting until the software is “finished.” Although

Implementing a Multi-Tenancy Architecture, Tier by Tier

A typical software stack consists of two tiers (an application tier and a database tier) and three layers (the application layer, the middleware layer and the infrastructure layer). In this second installment of my implementing a multi-tenant cloud architecture series, I go step by step through the application layers and