Kloudless API lets developers integrate with multiple cloud services. Zend releases Apigility 1.0 to general availability. Plus: Amazon adds pro exam to web services certification training, and Soccermetrics API is now in public beta.
While it’s clear that enterprise IT organizations are warming up to cloud computing many of them remain uncomfortable with the lack of control they have over the cloud, especially when it comes to relying on cloud service providers that might lock them into a specific platform.
Cloudera, leader in Apache Hadoop-based software and services, has announced the Cloudera Developer Kit (CDK). The CDK will help developers build apps in Hadoop environments without needing enhanced big data skill sets. It includes API libraries, sample code, documentation and tools that will lower entry costs and time needed to actively participate in the big data space.