Meaningless Drivel is fun!
The moose likes Distributed Java and the fly likes Cloud Computing Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Distributed Java
Bookmark "Cloud Computing" Watch "Cloud Computing" New topic

Cloud Computing

Hussein Baghdadi
clojure forum advocate

Joined: Nov 08, 2003
Posts: 3479

As the world is starting to think in "Cloud Computing" like Amazon and Google AppEngine, how the cloud computing effects our ways to building software?
I mean, platforms like Java or .NET are still used to create applications that will run on a cloud computing hosting?
Do you think JavaSpaces has a role here?
William Brogden
Author and all-around good cowpoke

Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13027
The Gigaspaces web site currently has some cloud related discussions.

"Cloud computing" is just another way of thinking about distributed computing - an area that Sun and JavaSpaces pioneered. There are plenty of ways that JavaSpaces can cooperate with "Cloud" resources - for example, in handling large file transfers with Amazon S3.

I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Cloud Computing
jQuery in Action, 3rd edition