May 4, 2013
While there’s still a lot of uncertainty about the viability of platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings as a distinct market apart from infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), there is no doubt that PaaS technologies are becoming more accessible in the cloud with each passing day.
Oracle today is launching an enhanced version of the service bus it uses to expose back-end applications running in the cloud or on premises to mobile applications alongside a new application development framework for building those applications.
Google App Engine has adopted the mantra of frequent releases and in keeping line with that, it announced a new version of its App Engine SDK. Like other recent releases, it included several bug fixes, but much more interesting are the new features it introduced, including automatic geolocation of users.