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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 individual DVDs. Read the complete article at CloudStory.in ... (more)

Weekly Roundup: Amazon Drops Prices for SQS and More News

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 capabilities. 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 ... (more)

Weekly Roundup: Windows Azure IaaS Moves into GA

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)

Private Cloud - The Future of IT?

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. They are 1. Elasticity 2. Pay-By-Use 3. Self Service 4. Programmability Elasticity gives the illusion of infinity. Consumers of the Cloud will be able to scale up, scale out or scale ... (more)

A Case for Private PaaS

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 PaaS offering. 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. Microsoft’... (more)