In hopes of helping all of you in the Community stay up-to-date on what tech press are providing in terms of news, opinions, and best practices from end-users, this post marks the first in an ongoing series of ‘news round-ups’ we’ll be posting every couple weeks here at Opscode’s blog.
InfoWorld: “Why PaaS? Dev, test, staging, no waiting” InfoWorld blogger Andrew Oliver makes the case to developers for Platform-as-a-Service.
Computerworld: “Amazon Web Services integrates with Google, Facebook for easier logins” Computerworld proposes that AWS’ new integration w/Google and Facebook allows developers to plug-in to web-based sign-in platforms without having to write any server-side code.
InformationWeek: “Google And VMware: A Contrast In Cloud Architectures” InfoWeek debates the pros and cons of Google Compute Engine and vCloud Hybrid.
DataCenterKnowledge: “The Evolution of the IT Professional – Understanding the Cloud’s Demands” DCK investigates how the cloud has changed the skill requirements for IT admins and engineers – and what folks in these professions need to know to evolve.
We’ll be back in a week or two with more news and analysis of cloud, config, and delivery. In the meantime, happy reading!