“Jelastic Has Everything That Hosting Companies Need to Offer PaaS”- Dmitry Sotnikov, Jelastic

Java, the most widely used enterprise and e-Commerce language used in corporate computing, was specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. It has, throughout its nearly two decades of worldwide usage, remained close to the “write once, run anywhere” (WORA) ideal that Sun Microsystems so ambitiously put across when it was first released in 1995. However, its efficiency has been tested of late with the advent of cloud computing. Not designed for applications to run in the cloud, Java does not support multitenant virtualized and cloud computing configurations natively. Java applications don’t scale well in the cloud, which creates a roadblock for enterprises and SMBs who need to rapidly adjust their IT resources to meet the fluctuating busin...

Heroku Platform API Now Available in Public Beta

Heroku Platform API is now available in Beta, announced the Cloud application platform provider yesterday. The Platform API is derived from the same command-and-control API Heroku uses internally and hence allows developers to extend its cloud platform to third party applications and services. The new platform API can be used to: Build mobile apps that control Heroku from smartphones and tablets; Combine Heroku with other services and integrating with developer tools; Automate custom workflows with programmatic integration to Heroku. Developers can now  automate, extend and combine Heroku with other services. They can also use the platform API to perform tasks that could previously only be accomplished with Heroku toolbelt or dashboard, like provisioning  add-ons, scaling and adding config...

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