VMware, EMC's Pivotal Launches Cloud App Development Platform
Pivotal One Platform, based on VMware's open source Cloud Foundry, comes with four application services on top.
Pivotal, the spinoff from VMware and EMC, has issued its Pivotal One Platform, an integrated assembly of open source software for building next-generation cloud applications.
Its cornerstone is Cloud Foundry, an open source, platform-as-a-service available in the cloud on top of Amazon Web Services and now in a downloadable, supported version in Pivotal One. In addition to a multilanguage development environment (Node.js, Ruby, Java, .Net), the platform comes with four services that might be considered the basics of future large-scale applications: Hadoop big data handling, an analytics service, messaging, and a relational database service.
The Pivotal One Platform "represents an interesting intersection of new, more agile development techniques ... We've added the ability to deploy wherever you want. It allows the enterprise to have this same, elastic infrastructure" as public cloud suppliers, such as Amazon, Google, and Yahoo, said Dave Menninger, head of business development and strategy at Pivotal, in an interview.... Read full story on InformationWeek
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