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Microsoft Azure Dev Spaces, Google Jib target Kubernetes woes

Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud both added cloud application development tools that improve and simplify the process of creating apps that run on the respective platforms.

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  • cloud sourcing

    Cloud sourcing is an arrangement in which a company pays a third-party cloud hosting provider to deliver and support IT services that could be provided in-house.

  • Red Hat OpenShift

    Red Hat OpenShift is a multifaceted, open source container application platform from Red Hat Inc. for the development, deployment and management of applications.

  • cloud application

    A cloud application, or cloud app, is a software program where cloud-based and local components work together.

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Cloud development

Cloud architecture and development have become hot topics, as companies seek to better leverage the cloud. In this section, get unbiased news, features, tutorials and expert advice covering emerging cloud computing architecture techniques and development best practices. Whether you're going with a private cloud architecture, or leveraging the public cloud, find out key considerations for developing applications effectively. Get expert advice about design, application development tools and other important considerations.

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  • application containerization (app containerization)

    Application containerization is an OS-level virtualization method used to deploy and run distributed applications without launching an entire virtual machine (VM) for each app.

  • Red Hat OpenShift

    Red Hat OpenShift is a multifaceted, open source container application platform from Red Hat Inc. for the development, deployment and management of applications.

  • cloud application

    A cloud application, or cloud app, is a software program where cloud-based and local components work together.

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Cloud application strategy

More and more organizations are turning to cloud computing applications - business applications built on inexpensive cloud platforms. Whether building or buying cloud applications, learn more here about technology and solutions. Find out more about SaaS, PaaS and other examples, through news, tips and expert advice. Read more about managing hybrid cloud environments, based on both private and public cloud computing technology -- and get best practices for managing the new challenges of these applications.

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  • virtual private cloud (VPC)

    A virtual private cloud (VPC) is the logical division of a service provider's public cloud multi-tenant architecture to support private cloud computing.

  • cloud sourcing

    Cloud sourcing is an arrangement in which a company pays a third-party cloud hosting provider to deliver and support IT services that could be provided in-house.

  • Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service)

    Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) is a fully-managed SQL database service. Amazon RDS offers an array of database engine choices to help with database management tasks such as migration, backup, recovery and patching.

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Cloud integration

Cloud integration is a serious challenge for any organization moving toward cloud computing. Integration is a critical challenge in any enviroment, but especially with the distributed systems in the cloud. In this section, read more about cloud-based integration techniques through independent news coverage, tutorials, case studies and expert advice. Find out more about cloud integration services, and learn about common challenges. Get best practices for using cloud-based integration platforms and read more about different methods.

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  • virtual private cloud (VPC)

    A virtual private cloud (VPC) is the logical division of a service provider's public cloud multi-tenant architecture to support private cloud computing.

  • API management

    API management is the process of overseeing application programming interfaces (APIs) in a secure, scalable environment.

  • cloud orchestration (cloud orchestrator)

    Cloud orchestration is the use of programming technology to manage the interconnections and interactions among workloads on public and private cloud infrastructure.

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PaaS

PaaS, or platform as a service, is a new development paradigm in cloud computing. With Platform as a Service cloud computing, the application infrastructure and platform is provided by a services vendor. Using a PaaS promises to remove the extra work required to setup application environments, such as provisioning servers, setting up testing environments and other time consuming tasks. In this section, development professionals will find unbiased news, tips and expert advice on using PaaS cloud computing platforms -- along with case studies and tutorials to better understand how to leverage these capabilities in your organization.

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  • Red Hat OpenShift

    Red Hat OpenShift is a multifaceted, open source container application platform from Red Hat Inc. for the development, deployment and management of applications.

  • iPaaS (integration platform as a service)

    Integration platform as a service (iPaaS) is a set of automated tools for connecting software applications that are deployed in different environments. iPaaS is often used by large business-to-business (B2B) enterprises that need to integrate on-premises applications and data with cloud applications and data.

  • Salesforce.com

    Salesforce.com is a cloud computing and social enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider based in San Francisco. It was founded in March 1999, in part by former Oracle executive Marc Benioff.

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SaaS

Software as a Service is a popular application delivery method these days. More and more organizations are turning to SaaS. Cloud computing promises to help organizations cut costs, but even SaaS has its challenges. In this section, get the latest advice from experts on managing cloud computing SaaS environments. Read the latest news and advice, learn more about SaaS strategy development, negotiating contracts and SLAs and more.

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  • cloud sourcing

    Cloud sourcing is an arrangement in which a company pays a third-party cloud hosting provider to deliver and support IT services that could be provided in-house.

  • SAP SuccessFactors

    SAP SuccessFactors is a major vendor of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) software and talent management software.

  • cloud ERP

    Cloud ERP is a type of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software that is hosted on a cloud computing platform, rather than on premises within an enterprise's own data center.

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