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When Android Invades the Enterprise…

This article explores the challenges in managing handheld devices based on the Android platform that are being used in an enterprise. It also explains the complexities of creating an enterprise-ready Android platform, which…

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‘The security threat on the cloud is now passe’

With the launch of Oracle 12c, Oracle has introduced the first database designed for the cloud. The Oracle Database 12c brings to customers a new multi-tenant architecture, by which the company attempts to…

The Connect Between Cloud Computing and Android Apps

Android, a Linux-based operating system whose code was released by Google under the Apache licence, is used primarily in touchscreen devices. It has a large developer community, which writes apps that expand the…

CloudStack: An Overview of the Open Source IaaS Platform

Here’s an open source IaaS platform to set up an on-demand, elastic cloud computing service. It enables utility computing services by allowing cloud service providers to offer self-service compute instances, storage volumes and…

A Peek Into Some Cloud Monitoring Tools

Cloud monitoring tools collect data and illustrate patterns that might be difficult to spot otherwise in a dynamic infrastructure environment, in which services are provided by Cloud Service Providers. Read on to know…

CodeSport

Over the next few columns, we will continue our discussion on data storage systems and look at how they are evolving to cater to the world of data-centric computing. Last month, we had…

The Architecture of Cloud Foundry

This article explains the architecture of Cloud Foundry, a cloud virtualisation platform that is gaining popularity. So what is a cloud virtualisation platform? It is a layer of software that sits between the…

Apache Cassandra The Crash-Proof NoSQL Database

The last time I wrote on NoSQL databases in February 2011, the technology was already booming. Today, these databases have changed the way developers think about building their applications, making them look beyond…

Going Virtual With OpenVZ

This article is an introduction to OpenVZ, an open source container-based virtualisation solution for Linux. In computing, virtualisation is the creation of a virtual version of a hardware platform, operating system, storage or…

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