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Nimbula Adds Hadoop to Private Cloud

Nimbula is now offering what it claims is the first Apache Hadoop-based distribution designed to process Big Data in private clouds.

Rackspace Expands Support for the OpenStack Platform

Racskpace announced that as of August 1, its Cloud Servers and its Rackspace Cloud Databases now run on the OpenStack platform.

HP Releases Cloud Object Storage to Public

Hewlett-Packard announced on Wednesday that customers can purchase the company's HP Cloud Object Storage and CDN.

Amazon Releases AWS Cloud Security Practices

Last week the company submitted a 42-page document detailing security policies for Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Rackspace Launches SaaS Marketplace

Rackspace launched its Cloud Tools Marketplace this week, which aims to let its customers find and subscribe to any number of SaaS offerings.

DevOps Automation Provider Adds Auto Deployment

On Wednesday DevOps automation company Electric Cloud announced an upcoming new application deployment solution for enterprises, ElectricDeploy.

Rackspace Exec: OpenStack Will Prevail in Fragmented Market

A new survey commissioned by Rackspace shows 86 percent see portability as a key consideration when choosing a cloud service provider.

Google Announces IaaS Cloud Offering

Google announced at its annual Google I/O developer conference that it will offer an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud.

Red Hat to Provide Java EE-based EAP 6 in OpenShift PaaS, Announces Plans for 'Supported' OpenShift

Red Hat is now providing its Java EE-based JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.0 (EAP 6) in the developer preview of its free OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environment.

'Publish to the Cloud' Plugin Available for Java Devs Deploying on Azure

GigaSpaces Technologies has added its support to the Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java project with the contribution of a "publish to the cloud" wizard.

Open Source Developer Survey: Java Still on Top, Mobile Hot, Cloud Not

There are some surprising findings in The Eclipse Foundation's annual survey of developers about their usage of open source tools.

Microsoft Outlines Massive Azure Additions

Microsoft's Windows Azure platform will be receiving support for both Linux and IaaS, and is refocusing its cloud offering as a hybrid product.

HP Extending Cloud Support to Amazon Web Services

Hewlett-Packard announced this week that it is extending links to Amazon Web Services EC2 as well as its own forthcoming HP Cloud service.

Red Hat Unveils Hybrid Cloud Management Platform

Red Hat today announced the general availability of Red Hat CloudForms, a new open source, hybrid cloud platform aimed at heterogeneous enterprise environments.

Agile Platform 7 Simplifies Adoption of DevOps

Agile Web apps toolmaker OutSystems released the latest version of its Agile Platform environment earlier this month.

Oracle's Public Cloud Launch Set for June 6

Oracle announced it will release its public cloud platform as a service (PaaS) on Wednesday, June 6.

Java PaaS CloudBees Adds High Availability Plugin to Jenkins

The company recently announced five new plugins, including a High Availability (HA) plugin.

Security Alliance Proposes Cloud Certification Framework

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has disclosed plans to offer a certification program for providers of cloud-based products and services.

Informatica 9.5 Platform Adds Extended Hadoop Support

Informatica will be updating its flagship Informatica Platform to facilitate the integration of big data with legacy and cloud-based repositories.

OpenShift PaaS Roadmap for Enterprises Outlined by Red Hat

Red Hat said it plans to extend its platform as a service (PaaS) OpenShift operating environment to enterprises building private and hybrid clouds, according to an announcement made on Wednesday.

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