Amazon DynamoDB is the latest NoSQL offering from AWS. It is a managed,
scalable and on-demand database with provisioned throughput. Provisioned
Throughput will let you state your read and write throughput requirements
upfront based on which the cost will be calculated. For an introduction to
DynamoDB, refer to this article we covered on CloudStory.in.
This tutorial is meant for the .NET developers to get started with Amazon
DynamoDB. I will show you how to create a Table and perform CRUD operations
on it. Amazon DynamoDB provides a low-level API and an Object Persistence API
for the .NET developers. In this tutorial, we will see how to use the Object
Persistence API to talk to Amazon DynamoDB. We will model a component that
represents a DVD Library with capabilities to add, modify, query and delete
Read the complete article at CloudStory.in
Last week, there were some offerings and new features release from Amazon.
Microsoft made an announcement on Windows Azure Store expansion and new
add-ons. Google has published some interesting Google Cloud Platform case
studies. Plus, Scalr has announced the extension of their multi-cloud
Here’s a quick summary of cloud happenings over the last week.
Early last week, IaaS leader Amazon added three new features to the
CloudWatch Monitoring Scripts for Linux. New features include IAM Role
Support, Auto Scaling and Aggregate Metrics. These scripts can be run in the
Over the last week, the cloud world seems to have received some significant
announcements from Microsoft and Amazon. Also, HP Cloud has introduced a new
messaging service. Plus, Appcelerator has announced the release of Titanium
3.1 and Node.ACS GA.
Here’s a quick sum up of Cloud happenings over the last week.
Microsoft has announced the general availability of Windows Azure
Infrastructure Services. This new service allows users to host Virtual
Machines in Azure. In addition, they have also reduced GA prices on virtual
machines and cloud services by 21-33%. Next, they have also a... (more)
Cloud Computing can be realized through multiple implementation models. One
of the implementations that is gaining a lot of interest is the Private
Cloud. This article attempts to look at the key attributes of an ideal
Private Cloud and takes a futuristic view of the Private Cloud in an
enterprise from the IaaS perspective.
Private or Public, every Cloud implementation has to respect four key tenets.
3. Self Service
Elasticity gives the illusion of infinity. Consumers of the Cloud will be
able to scale up, scale out or scale ... (more)
A couple of weeks back, at the IBF Panel discussion on PaaS, we were
discussing the opportunity for a Private PaaS. While a Private Cloud is
typically associated with IaaS, I started to ponder on the value of a Private
Installing the development platform / runtime running .NET or Java stack on a
set of VMs provisioned on the Private (IaaS) Cloud doesn’t turn it into a
Private PaaS. PaaS should really abstract the nuts and bolts of the
infrastructure (OS, middleware and other plumbing) and should expose only
what is required for the applications to run.