applications

High performance computing on SoftLayer

“It’s alive!” I think most of us have seen the movie Young Frankenstein, where Gene Wilder exclaims this over his creation. The simple act of breathing is a key capability that enables us to live and adapt to our environment. When we need more air, we breathe harder. When we are sleeping, we breath slower. That ability […]

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Cloud computing’s impact on programming models: The business unit developer

In the final installment of his six-part series, Rene focuses on the challenges IT organizations risk facing with business unit developers seeking alternatives in the cloud.

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Cloud’s impact on programming models: Orienting your application

In his second post in this series, Rene takes a closer look at how to cloud orient applications though componentizing solutions.

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Cloud computing’s impact on programming models: Hosting in the cloud

This first post in a series focuses on how a migration from traditional development environments to ones that leverage the cloud impacts developers, their applications and the programming models they use.

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Four steps to identify and relocate an application portfolio to the cloud

The complete guide to choosing the right way to migrate your applications to the cloud.

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Open Cloud Manifesto: Core principles for cloud computing

Can we consider cloud computing open source?

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A cloud resolution for government leaders

Proposing a New Year’s resolution we can all accomplish: Visit the Federal Cloud Innovation Center.

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Continuous infrastructure: The business imperative for OpenStack cloud

Businesses have IT to provide apps that will deliver value to their customer. Sometimes this has a direct value to the customer and sometimes an indirect value, like an internal app made for managing sales, marketing or even HR. Either way, the idea is that the app will make the business more efficient and responsive.

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The benefits of SaaS: Is software as a service your pot of gold?

In the technology world, software as a service (SaaS) might just enable us to find that pot of gold at the end of the cloud rainbow.

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What’s next in cloud: Software Defined Environments

Organizations today likely face the same challenges as many of our large complex accounts. Specifically, they would like to be in a position to anticipate market changes and shifts in customer sentiments or preferences while continuing to not only outpace the competition, but also disruptions in their space.

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5 steps to move your SAP application to IBM Cloud

Last month, I was in a meeting with an IT manager from Brazil. After a few hours discussing options for their SAP implementation strategy, I realized that there were many times I had already explained how IBM can easily migrate SAP environments to cloud.

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Why I use an application server for mobile applications

For me, there are two types of mobile applications: stand-alone and non-stand-alone. A stand-alone mobile application is an application that doesn't require external services to run (which is very rare, by the way).

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