I hope this letter finds you.

Sometimes, while reading and responding to email messages, I imagine them as handwritten letters on actual paper delivered by the postal service. The formality…

Even the federal government gets it now. That is, the government has taken notice of the potential benefits and savings of cloud services. And since government data requires extra special care and compliance, cloud providers are creating government-centric offerings. The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) aims to streamline…

Managing and deploying cloud stacks across services can be a demanding task. Monitoring application health and usage in addition to availability while keeping costs in check adds even more to an IT department’s task list.

As departments encounter ever-shrinking budgets they turn to more efficient cloud services over running in-house…

We just want to print from mobile devices. Why is that so hard?

The following is a reprint originally published in 2013 at developinthecloud.drdobbs.com

The ability to print from a mobile device anywhere is emerging from early confusion about terminology, and standards are just beginning to gel.

When all your…

It’s not quite PaaS, IaaS, or SaaS, but it sure is handy.

The following is a reprint of an article from 2013 that was originally published on developinthecloud.drdobbs.com.

If you’re considering setting up a remote server to host and run your app but you’re not looking forward to server maintenance…

The following is a reprint from 2013 that originally appeared at developinthecloud.drdobbs.com

Cloud IDEs are getting real, fast. We kicked the tires on half a dozen of them and can report that the desktop IDE might be an endangered species.

Thanks to cloud development tools we can finally work from…

The following is a reprint of an article originally published in 2013 at developinthecloud.drdobbs.com.

Stack Overflow and Microsoft have partnered to give developers a good reason to create great Windows 8 apps.

They’re calling it Apptivate, and it offers a cash prize of $5,000 for the winning app. The entry…

The following is a reprint of an article published in 2013 at developinthecloud.drdobbs.com.

A free trial of Google Cloud SQL is a good way to test the service, which is part of a newish enterprise suite of cloud products offered by Google.

Cloud-hosted relational database services have been around for…

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