This JQuery SDK is a URL based API for downloading and transforming your image resources. The API allows you to transform the uploaded image and create a 150x150px thumbnail, using face detection based cropping, round the image's corners, rotate the image by 20 degrees and then deliver the resulting image through CDN. Amend Cloud is a PaaS solution that helps you manage your application’s image resources in the cloud, without having to worry about scale and performance.
While there’s a lot of chest-thumping going on over who has the biggest cloud, there’s no doubt that IBM suddenly has a lot of momentum following its acquisition of SoftLayer. Amazon Web Services (AWS) remains the largest public cloud service by far in terms of the pure number of virtual machines. But when you consider more than just infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) in the cloud, IBM claims to have generated $4.4 billion in revenue across a cloud ecosystem that includes SoftLayer, 150 software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications and a vast array of cloud consulting services.
Earlier this week Amazon announced that a number of Oracle products are now available on Amazon Web Services (AWS). If you are not familiar with AWS, these are a set of pay-as-you-go services (such as virtual servers and data storage) that together form a computing platform “in the cloud."