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Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE ATLANTA – The Cloud Path for IBM portal used for transitioning workloads to SoftLayer now offers support for SoftLayer Object Storage in order to store captured customer images. By adding support for SoftLayer Object Storage, Cloud Path for IBM ensures that the customer’s data is always 100 percent within their control to help ensure security, as well as compliance with regulatory and governance policies. Since the initial launch, hundreds of customers have successfully migrated a variety of workloads to SoftLayer using the online, Software as a Service (SaaS) portal. Migrated applications have included industry-leading Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Business Process Management (BPM), Customer Support, Business Collaboration, and Knowledge Management applications, as well as ... (more)

Tesora Announces Enhancements to OpenStack DBaaS | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Tesora Announces Enhancements to Enterprise-Hardened OpenStack Database as a Service Tesora announces an update of its database as a service (DBaaS) platform that adds expanded replication capabilities in MySQL including failover, making it the first OpenStack Trove-based product to support high availability. In addition, Tesora has extended database support to include MariaDB 5.5 and 10.0 along with PostgreSQL 9.3. Also, the recently announced support for Oracle 12c is generally available. "We're delivering on the highest priority requirements with failover for MySQL and the ad... (more)

OpenStack & the Balance Between Independence & Compatibility | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Everyone in the OpenStack community has a vested interested in making it work. Vendors and developers, of course, want to sell products or services, while users want a low-cost, convenient means of provisioning and managing cloud infrastructure. While some open source endeavors like Linux are able to maintain tight integration among independently developed tools and systems, others fall prey to the "too many cooks in the kitchen" syndrome. That is, without a strong guiding hand, the open source community runs the risk of becoming so fragmented that compatibility and integration... (more)

Why Database as a Service Is Like a Stack of Pancakes | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

This post comes from Ken Rugg on the Tesora blog. Life may be like a box of chocolates, but I'd say that Database as a Service is like a stack of pancakes. In honor of National Pancake Day, let me count the ways... Variety is the spice of life - The last time I looked at the International House of Pancakes (IHOP) menu, there were 16 different kinds of pancakes to choose from. OpenStack Trove doesn't yet support quite that many databases, but between NoSQL and traditional relational databases, it already supports nine different database engines with more coming all the time. You... (more)

Tesora Sees Bright Outlook for Year Ahead with Growing Popularity of OpenStack

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