Red Hat’s OpenShift + JBoss: The First PaaS Running Java EE 6 Full Profile

Below is a recap of the news you can view on Red Hat’s press blog.  I authored that one as well, but this post injects some personal thoughts and notes that would look awkward going across the news wire…

My blog has been pretty quiet the past few months.  I joined Red Hat back in January, joining their middleware division to lead strategy and planning.  Most of my time has spent working our cloud strategy for JBoss, Red Hat’s open-source enterprise Java application server.  It’s been invigorating to be back working on developer technologies and cloud computing.

Today I’m excited to be able to finally talk about what we’ve been up to the past several months. Continue reading

Recap of CloudConnect, and the Future of Data

I originally posted this on the SQL Azure blog at: http://blogs.msdn.com/sqlazure. Re-posting here.

On Wednesday March 9th, I had the opportunity to talk at Cloud Connect about cloud computing, the Windows Azure platform – and I also took some time to talk about what the public cloud is along with some growing trends that will affect and shape the future of the cloud. If you”re interested, you can find the deck here. In our discussions with customers and partners, there are two things that are quickly converging currently separate conversations about cloud, web, data, and mobile devices: Continue reading