The Xen Node.js Library by Pirlot Nicolas provides a module to interact with Citrix XenServer API, and is designed to let users make XML-RPC calls with Xen's API. The Xen API, or XAPI, gives developers tools and an interface for the remote management of virtualized guests running on a Xen-enabled host.
Rackspace has announced the launch of two new SDKs (Software Development Kits) that make it easier for developers to create applications that utilize OpenStack APIs. The two new SDKs are for Java and PHP, however, Rackspace will be releasing SDKs that support other programming languages in the future.
Developers are forever being asked for data from Web applications to either resolve a DevOps issue or better inform a business decision. Gathering all that data in a way that makes sense to both the developer and the people that need to act on that information has always been problematic. Looking to take that issue head on, New Relic this week launched the public beta of New Relic Insights, a real-time analytics tool that developers can invoke within the context of the New Relic application performance management (APM) service.