IBM has launched the beta of BlueMix, its Cloud Foundry-based PaaS. Understanding what BlueMix, and IBM, do and don’t bring to the table means a bit of a digression into how Cloud Foundry works as a PaaS. Since my blog is usually pretty infrastructure-oriented, I’m guessing that a significant percentage of readers won’t know very [...]
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by Lydia Leong | February 25, 2014 | 3 Comments
by Lydia Leong | January 26, 2009 | Comments Off
My colleague Tom Austin has posted a call for Google to be more transparent about enterprise usage of Google Apps. This was triggered by a TechCrunch article on Google’s reduction of the number of free users for a given Google Apps account. I’ve been wondering how many businesses use Google Apps almost exclusively for messaging, [...]
by Lydia Leong | December 10, 2008 | 1 Comment
Excerpt: Click here to read the original. Google announced something very interesting yesterday: their Native Client project. The short form of what this does: You can develop part or all of your application client in a language that compiles down to native code (for instance, C or C++, compiled to x86 assembly), then let the [...]