The question is how much to Open Up and how Far to allow the user Explore !!
Rails , Spring, Django, NoSqls, Node.js — all developers frameworks ushered in new horizons of Programming Model thriving on core values of Portability, Productivity and Simplicity !
Now VMWare publishing them as Service .. empowering any developer to build a scalable system !
No longer one needs to wonder how to build a architecture like Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare !
As per some of the other PaaS offerings are concerned, Salesforce+Heroku powerpack is defintely more geeky than Google’ Simplistic App Engine !
Well MuleSoft recently launched first iPass i.e. Cloud-ready Integration Platform ! Mule has always been the darling of SMBs, a quick enabler of lightweight integration infrastructure.
Now VMWare’s out-of-the box offering of RabbitMQ definitely adds to the delight of Programmers by offering more arsennels to create rapid-fire solutions !!!
Enough talk . lets see it happening !
Just import Spring Travel App into STS, start a VMWare Server and deploy to Cloud Foundry.
Zero configuration… Huh !
Right now CloudFoundry is the most imporatant thing to happen !
Get your feet dirty – http://blog.springsource.com/2011/04/13/using-cloud-foundry-from-sts/
Starting up MongoDB in Cloud Foundry – http://blog.mongodb.org/post/4719358003/getting-started-with-vmware-cloudfoundry-mongodb-and
Launching Cloud : http://blog.springsource.com/2011/04/12/launching-cloud-foundry/
Full Story : http://gigaom.com/cloud/vmware-open-source-cloud/
FAQ : http://support.cloudfoundry.com/forums/373015-knowledge-base