Cloud Availability

High Availability and Cloud

Monday, May 7th, 2012

High Availability is synonymous with Cloud. The entire application developer community believed so, till the Amazon incident in 2011. After that day, there are multiple ways and opinions that the application developer can choose to follow while ensuring high availability. Lets’ start by looking at what the providers offer today: Packages: There are multiple models\packages […]

Select Cloud Type and Provider

Guidelines for Selecting Cloud Provider and Determining Cloud Type

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Earlier we saw useful design techniques for a cloud-enabled application. In this blog, we are going to look at various guidelines that help in the selection of Cloud Provider and Cloud Type for an organization. Provider Selection Typically, an organization’s Technical as well as Business needs drive this selection. Here is a list of few […]

Cloud Security

Cloud Security – A Major Concern for Enterprises

Friday, February 24th, 2012

I recently got an opportunity to attend a TiE event “TiE Cloud: Breakthroughs in Cloud Security” in Silicon Valley on 2nd Feb. This conference was hosted by Mr. Allwyn Sequeira, CTO & VP, Cloud Networking & Security, VMware and Mr. Pradip Shankar, Vice-President, Ericsson. In many of the presentations and discussion forums in this event, […]

Design Considerations For Cloud

Design considerations while migrating the application to cloud

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

As outlined in earlier blog (Is your application a candidate for cloud migration), any application can be deployed on cloud, using right cloud application framework. However, in order to take maximum advantage of cloud features like dynamic scaling and high availability, it is advisable to make some design changes in the application. Here is a […]

Cloud Migration

Is your application a candidate for cloud migration?

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

It is now safe to say that the future of Software Application Space is ‘”Cloudy”, and for once, it is a very good thing! The Cloud platforms have been around for a while, but now more and more applications from Enterprise as well as Consumer space are seen to take advantage of them. So the […]

iOS Development Workspace Xcode IDE

Workspace – Better way of organizing your XCode projects

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Working with XCode IDE, I had always felt the need for a top-level entity that could support and organize my multiple XCode projects.  It wasn’t easy to access the files of one project from another in XCode 3.2, even if you had cross project references between them. Code sharing was always an issue if two […]

Automated Testing Coded UI Test

Automation Using Coded UI Test

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Coded UI Test (CUIT) is a new feature introduced by Microsoft for UI Automation. The automated tests created by CUIT are used for the functionality testing of an application. To know about this tool, we started exploring its ‘Record and Playback’ feature. A very simple test case that we initiated this effort with had the […]

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