The SoftLayer Java Library allows users to integrate the SoftLayer API's functions into their Java applications. The library has code generated and compiled by Maven and works with any Java 6 or higher runtime.
Joyent, a company that you might have heard of in connection to Node.js (arguably the hottest new technology on the web today), is offering some mean competition to Amazon’s EC2 service. Joyent makes no bones about it, its Joyent Node service is faster and cheaper than EC2 and Joyent has the histograms to prove it. Will no.de be enough to persuade Node.js developers to stick with Joyent?
Serverless frameworks, despite their name, are not really serverless. Of course, there are servers somewhere handling requests but you don’t have to worry about them. You just post a snippet of code and your hosting service takes care of the rest. But who could benefit from these frameworks?
Hosting provider Rackspace has launched OnMetal, a new hosting offering that give customers the ability to scale their infrastructure using dedicated hardware the same way they do with their existing multi-tenant cloud offering.