Last updated: 04-06-11
New and improved: Discover all the great technology resources for cloud computing that developerWorks has produced.
Resources are in reverse chronological order ... the oldest ones are at the bottom of the file.
Schema-less cloud data storage with Amazon's SimpleDB
| Technical instructions; EC2; SimpleDB; databases; storage; Java.
Try Tivoli Monitoring to manage DBs and servers in distributed and host environments
| Online trial; Tivoli; monitoring; database management.
Distributed data processing with Hadoop: Single nodes
| Technical instructions; handling large distributed data sets; Hadoop; open source; data processing.
Distributed data processing with Hadoop: Multiple nodes, parallel processing
| Technical instructions; handling large distributed data sets; Hadoop; open source; parallel processing.
CloudBurst motherlode: A library of 14 script packages to ease cloud tasks
| WebSphere; CloudBurst; script packages; automation; wiki.
Complete cloud developer: Offload asset overhead to the cloud
| Technical instructions; EC2; Ruby on Rails; asset management; virtualization.
Brian Snitzer discusses the newly available IBM Cloud
| Podcast; interview.
CloudBurst now has the ability to harness multi-image patterns
| Technical instructions; CloudBurst; WebSphere; patterns; cloud image creation.
Try Rational Insight for better cloud performance management
| Online trial; Rational; business analytics; performance tuning.
The enterprise cloud, ready for business: Step-by-step instructions
| Introductory technical instructions; using the IBM Cloud.
Common questions about the enterprise cloud
| Introductory FAQ; using the IBM Cloud.
Preserve fidelity in application environment migration through patterns
| Technical instructions; tutorial; WebSphere; CloudBurst; configuration patterns; migration.
Integrate WebSphere CloudBurst with Rational Automation Framework for easy cloud pattern creation
| CloudBurst; WebSphere; Rational; patterns.
Rational Automation Framework for WebSphere offers more than 450 automated configuration tasks
| WebSphere; Rational; patterns; trial.
How and why to quickly copy images on a cloud
| Technical instruction; video; instance/image manipulation.
Hands-on with the cloud experts: Upcoming dW Live! sessions
| Technical briefings.
New featured blogger Elisabeth Stahl on "Benchmarking and systems performance: Performance Implications of Cloud Computing"
| Blog; performance tuning; benchmarks.
See why cloud partners like the IBM Cloud
| Testimonials; video.
Enable your Java Web applications to use OpenID authentication
| Technical instruction; authentication; OpenID; Java; application development.
Design, model, and develop applications with Rational Software Architect
| Trial download; Rational; application development.
Provision WebSphere Process Server environs on your on-premise cloud
| WebSphere; technical instruction; systems administration; blog.
Performance test results of virtual Linux desktop cloud services on System z
| Technical statistics; performance tuning; testing; Linux; whitepaper.
WebSphere business services cloud mashup experiments ... no coding required
| Technical instruction; WebSphere; mashup.
Cloud performance tune your WebSphere Process Server
| Technical instruction; WebSphere; performance tuning.
Complete cloud developer: Six questions to ask about your basic cloud security
| Security; overview.
Why judges chose IBM Cloud as Interop winner
IBM Cloud "Best of" Interop (video)
Profile cloud apps for performance with RAD and Eclipse
| Rational App Developer; Eclipse Test and Performance Tools (TPTP), Java VM Tool Interface (JVMTI); profiling agent; application profiling; performance tuning.
Develop the best WebSphere eXtreme Scale apps
| WebSphere eXtreme Scale; best practices; application development; caching; ObjectGrid caching equation.
DB2 Express-C delivers Data-as-a-Service in the cloud
| DB2; DaaS.
Cast Iron Systems joins IBM Cloud community
Compare the Informix Dynamic Server versions
| Feature comparison; IDS; database servers.
Panel takes on the future of Java and the cloud
| Predictions; development direction.
You choose: CloudBurst or VMControl to manage virtual systems
| Features comparison; blog.
Complete cloud developer: Use PHP for basic actions on EC2
| PHP; EC2; knowledge roundup.
IBM adds hypervisor version of WebSphere App Server and WebSphere Process Server
| Information page; WebSphere Application Server; WebSphere Process Server; hypervisor; cloud optimization.
Connect with the WebSphere Emerging technology group
| Cloud community.
How to dev and test using Informix Dynamic Server on EC2
| Informix Dynamic Server; EC2; application development and testing.
Support cloud collaboration with Lotus Domino Enterprise Server
| Lotus Domino Enterprise Server 8.5.1; email and other collaborative apps; EC2.
Watch how to set up a high availability cluster in the cloud
| Informix Virtual Appliance; SSH; PuTTY; Cygwin; IBM Dev & Test Cloud; OpenAdmin tool; creating clusters; getting started instructions; video.
Implement InfoSphere Streams on your virtual machine
| InfoSphere Streams; Red Hat Enterprise Linux; VMware; implement large, multi-server streaming apps.
Best practices for developing WebSphere eXtreme Scale apps
| WebSphere eXtreme Scale; app development; performance.
Listen as expert explains cloud's impact on Java developers
| Java; cloud app development; podcast.
Provision Linux on System z with TSAM
| Tivoli Service Automation Manager; System z; Linux; virtual server provisioning; building cloud system management infrastructure.
Test drive a cloud at the 2010 Impact conference
Use Rational Performance Tester, Jazz Foundation Services to build large volumes of test data
| Data performance testing; Rational; Jazz.
Build cloud storage services with PHP and Zend
| Storage; Amazon SQS (Simple Queue Service); using classes to build services.
Build agile, Web-based applications with WebSphere sMash
| SOA application development; sandbox trial.
Use Restlet framework to build a RESTful Web service
| IBM Systems Director; REST; build multi-system Web services; use command-line interface (smcli).
Hands-on exploration of cloud intelligence analytics using XML
| XML/Zoho Reports; business analytics; data evaluation; add analytics to applications.
Hands-on developing and deploying apps for EC2
| EC2; application development/deployment; Java; Google App Engine; Eclipse; Groovy.
Meet XMPP, the perfect protocol for cloud computing
| Standards; open source, communications.
Steps to add configuration functionality to CloudBurst
| WebSphere; script packages; installing apps: configuring app dependencies; tuning middleware; change default ports; WebSphere Application Server.
IBM Industry Application Platform AMI: App server, communications software, and DB in one stack
| EC2; Amazon Machine Image; WebSphere Application Server V184.108.40.206/DB2 Express-C V9.7.1/WebSphere MQ V7.0.1; SOA; RDB; J2EE; XML; Web 2.0; reliable messaging; sample application.
Proxy techniques for the WebSphere CloudBurst REST API
| Proxy mechanism for browser-based client coding; REST.
Identity federation using SAML and WebSphere
| WS-Security token; identity federation; WebSphere Application Server; applications cooperation; Web service security; scenarios and sample approaches.
Introducing IBM Smart Business Development and Test on the IBM Cloud
| Enterprise-ready release of IBM Cloud; developer benefits.
Anatomy of an open source cloud (IaaS)
| Overview of cloud architecture and open source technologies used to build it.
Doug Tidwell discusses the Simple Cloud API
| Standards; podcast.
SaaS: Build a reusable, multi-tenant approval workflow framework
| Lotus Forms, DB2, Websphere Process Server features; multi-tenant framework tutorial.
Why managing storage in a cloud is important
| Persistent/ephemeral storage; video.
IBM Mashup Center FAQ
| Q&A on mashup widget management.
Deploy database applications/projects on the cloud
| Deployment tutorial; DB2, EC2.
Model/analyze SOA IT architecture using Rational System Architect
| Exercise; use analyst tools to reveal important relationships between systems; formulate plans for system changes; sandbox trial.
Cloud services for your virtual infrastructure: PaaS, AppScale
| Cloud service and software to build them; overview.
Five Best Practices for Developing and Deploying Applications in a Cloud
| Rational software; Webcast.
Stretching the limits with elastic software
| Defining application elasticity; WebSphere eXtreme Scale.
Cloud Computing Use Case Project
| Standards; collaboration; use cases; podcast.
Anatomy of the libvirt virtualization library
| Overview; Linux APIs; virtualization library.
Cultured Perl: Storage management on Amazon S3
| Persistent/ephemeral storage; open source systems; three CPAN modules.
Implement a cloud using a Virtual Computing Lab
| Environment implementation; case study.