How to push PaaS usage beyond 12-factor apps

Companies embracing the PaaS paradigm must recognize that there won't be a one-size-fits-all workload solution.

Vercel brings new back-end tools to its front-end cloud

Front-end platform Vercel today announced the launch of a number of back-end services, including Redis and PostgreSQL databases and an object storage service, all of which Vercel built with partners l

Cosmonic launches its WebAssembly PaaS into open beta

Cosmonic, the company behind the open source wasmCloud project, today announced that its WebAssembly (Wasm) platform-as-a-service offering is now in public beta. In this open beta, Cosmonic is also in

Clever Cloud launches GPU-based instances

French startup Clever Cloud is a cloud-hosting company that operates a Platform-as-a-Service (or PaaS). The company just launched GPU-based instances for machine learning purposes under a new brand, C

Cloud Foundry adds native Kubernetes support for running containers

Cloud Foundry, the open-source platform as a service (PaaS) offering, has become somewhat of a de facto standard in the enterprise for building and managing applications in the cloud or in their own

Salesforce introduces several Einstein AI tools for third-party developers

Salesforce launched three AI tools for developers today at the TrailheaDX developer conference. These algorithms, which fall under the new Einstein Platform Services, enable third-party developers to

Microsoft joins the open source Cloud Foundry Foundation

Microsoft today announced that it is joining the Cloud Foundry Foundation, the non-profit behind the open source Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service project that’s currently in use by about half

What real cloud-native apps will look like

There is much talk of "cloud native" these days, and people are taking liberties with the interpretation -- as they do with everything else associated with the cloud. Cade Metz put it right: “The te

Autodesk looks to future with investments in 3D robotic drones and IoT as a service

When you think of Autodesk, you probably think of desktop software and traditional manufacturing, but the company is trying hard to change that perception, and today it announced the first three inve

Salesforce expands Trailhead training as it envisions a world of citizen developers

If every company is a software company, perhaps every line of business (LoB) employee should be a programmer. That would be appear to be the idea behind Salesforce’s massive TrailheaDX announce

The New Mobile-Cloud Enterprise

Enterprise IT is undergoing a platform shift from web-based, client-server systems to a mobile-cloud platform. This shift has caught the attention of all the major tech vendors who have either acquire

Pivotal Expands Its Enterprise Cloud Platform To Mobile

Pivotal, the enterprise cloud platform that raised a $105 million private equity round last year, today announced a large expansion of its product portfolio today. The update introduces new services f

Docker Sells dotCloud to cloudControl To Focus On Core Container Business

Docker, Inc., the commercial company behind the open source Docker project, announced today it had sold its dotCloud Platform as a Service business to Berlin-based cloudControl. The deal allows Docker

KidoZen Finds Right Fit With Enterprise Backend That Connects To Developer Platforms

A number of companies are building robust mobile platform as a service offerings. But few are building both a platform and a mobile backend as a service like that from KidoZen, an enterprise mobile

LovelyHeroku Offers A Better Way To Manage Apps And Services

<a target="_blank" href="">LovelyHeroku</a> is a new breed of app that enables IT staff and developers to use their smartphones to manage their work on the <a target="_blank" h

Search Engine Giant Yandex Launches Cocaine, A Cloud Service To Compete With Google App Engine

Russian search giant <a target="_blank" href="">Yandex</a> has launched an open-source platform as a service (PaaS) called <a target="_blank" href=""

PHP On Google App Engine Now Generally Available

PHP is now in preview on Google App Engine, fully available to the general public. The preview status means that it is no longer necessary for developers to whitelist their applications for deployment

Engine Yard Adds Java Support For PaaS And Availability On Oracle Public Cloud

It's Oracle OpenWorld this week and so it's a fitting time for <a target="_blank" href="">Engine Yard</a> to show its support for the Oracle Public Cloud and Java, the lingua fran

CloudBees Platform Now Connects To iOS Tool Chain For Enterprise Developers To Build And Test Apps

Developers are pushing to do more app development in the cloud, but IT has a history as a command and control environment that has focused on locking down infrastructure more than opening it up. <a ta

DotCloud Pivots And Wins Big With Docker, The Cloud Service Now Part Of Red Hat OpenShift

<a target="_blank" href="">DotCloud</a> is a great example of a startup with a pivot that worked. The proof of that is in a new partnership that marries its <a target="_blank" href=
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