Xeround (pronounced zeh-round) is a cloud service that replaces your existing MySQL database and provides seamless MySQL scalability and high availability has announced a free version available to its community this week. Xeround FREE provides MySQL users with a zero-management, simple, highly available – and best of all completelyfree - cloud database solution.
IT community along with business community have started unleashing their power by using Cloud Computing. There are Many cloud based tools for various aspects of IT development. Have made attempt to list the top cloud based tools being using for different aspects of testing including test management, performance testing etc. Some of the benefits of using Cloud based testing tools are reducing costs( licensing, infrastructure, usage charges...), Usage flexibility, Selecting right tool for the job as well as getting started immediately etc. Here is the list.
Sourcefire Inc., a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, acknowledged by Gartner placing Sourcefile in top 3 in its quadrant for Network Intrusion Prevention Systems, today introduced FireAMP™ advanced malware protection, a malware discovery and analysis solution that analyzes and blocks malware by utilizing big data analytics.
Every Cloud prediction for 2012 no matter who it was within the industry had one common prediction and not suprisingly 2012 is predicted to be the year of BigData. While everybody is busy predicting about BigData, lets take a look at what those top startups are that we would recommend to watch out for 2012.
One of the exciting new features in the just-released SQL Azure Q4 2011 Service Release is SQL Azure Federation. In a sentence, SQL Azure Federation enables building elastic and scalable database tiers. By bringing in the sharding pattern into SQL Azure, federations enable building scalable and elastic database tiers and greatly simplify developing and managing modern multi-tenant cloud applications.
Tier 3, Inc., the enterprise cloud platform provider, today announced that has contributed to the open source community a .NET Framework implementation of the Cloud Foundry™ Open Platform as a Service (Paas). Named Iron Foundry, this contribution gives the industry’s fastest growing open source PaaS an implementation based on the popular development framework, .NET. We did cover Stackato extending CloudFoundry to offer a commercial version of private paas before and did say that such extensions will definitely see light in few months from various players and here comes one.
Cloudera Inc., the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software and services, today unveiled Cloudera Enterprise 3.7 with Cloudera Manager, the industry's first and most comprehensive management application for Hadoop. The software includes innovative new features, including proactive health checks, intelligent Hadoop log management and operational reporting.
Ubuntu has announced that its dropping CouchDB, its document-oriented data storage system to overcome its limitations to scale across million of users and databases and in process will also lay inroads for an ambitious cloud synchronisation service of its own. Ubuntu One since its early days had a structured data storage sync service based around CouchDB.
PostgreSQL has been embraced by many cloud providers this year like OpenShift, and VMware and others as platform for its database as a service offering. Heroku joins the list and launches PostgreSQL database as a service. Product manager Matt Soldo has said "Until now, the service has only been available to Heroku customers, but today we are pleased to announce the launch of Heroku Postgres as a standalone database service".
Box today launched the Box Innovation Network® (/bin), a new program designed to foster innovation in enterprise software. /bin consists of leading developer communities and diverse platform partners including Appcelerator, Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Rackspace, SnapLogic, and Twilio. In addition to working with platform partners, Box is investing up to two million dollars in fund money for /bin members chosen to support the growth and development of future enterprise applications built on the Box platform.