Cisco today unveiled a new application management framework driven by RESTful APIs that is tied to an open source controller that will give developers complete control over any piece of physical or virtual resource on the network.
Throwing hardware at performance issues is a time honored tradition among developers. In most recent times, the type of hardware being thrown at those problems is Flash memory that comes in a wide variety of formats. The challenge, of course, is that most existing applications were written for magnetic storage. To take advantage of Flash storage developers frequently have to rework their applications.