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.
CiRBA has just released an API that communicates with your cloud management platform telling it the most efficient spot for that next virtual machine (VM). The API could make for a good marriage between platforms. While cloud management solutions are ideal for provisioning VMs, they don’t always have controls in place for managing capacity.
This week, Amazon announced a new addition to their AWS web service Amazon Glacier, which offers "extremely low cost archive storage" and easy setup for anyone already familiar with AWS. Though the pricing model seems convoluted, the continued expansion of Amazon's cloud computing services is good news for developers.