Cloud Development

Cloud development refers to the creation and evolution of platforms by cloud providers to meet the needs of their clients. These could come in the form of add-ons to existing applications, the creation of new, stand-alone applications or web services, or open platforms which allow application developers to use any server, programming language, operating system or database they desire. Cloud development also refers to the continued and ongoing improving of an application.


Test your Android app using Google’s new cloud service

May 28, 2015 Alan Lu

Cloud Test Lab to weed out Android bugs caused by fragmentation

Siemens expands cloud data services with SAP HANA

Mar 13, 2015 Rene Millman

Cloud platform will offer range of services from big data for energy data management

Oracle offers up Linux OS to support Docker

Feb 6, 2015 Joe Curtis

Database giant expands its support for the containerisation software to help cloud users

Salesforce takes wraps off next-gen app development platform

Oct 15, 2014 Maggie Holland

Salesforce1 Lightning will enable anyone, developer or not, to create apps at a faster rate, it is claimed

Rackspace improves managed private cloud offering

Sep 25, 2014 Rene Millman

Cloud firm offering customers 99.99 per cent uptime guarantee on OpenStack cloud


What's the one thing you should know when moving to the cloud?

Jul 11, 2014 Cloud Pro Staff

Our panel considers the number one criterion when it comes to opting for cloud...

IT departments still not fully progressing down DevOps path

Mar 10, 2014 Adrian Bridgwater

There’s been plenty of talk about the emergence of DevOps as a phenomenon within organisations, but what does it mean in practical terms?

How to run databases in the cloud and not feel pain

Mar 7, 2014 David Cartwright

What are the problems of running your business's databases in the cloud? Not as many as you'd expect

Blurred lines when cloud customer becomes supplier

Oct 8, 2013 Adrian Bridgwater

One of the defining factors of cloud computing is the shifting boundary: are we ready for the customer-supplier?

Can Red Hat make the leap to be a cloud player?

Sep 14, 2013 Adrian Bridgwater

Does going open source, courtesy of Red Hat, offer a viable option for enterprises?

Case Studies

Q&A: Justin Sheehy, CTO, Basho

Nov 28, 2013 Jane McCallion

Basho, creator of Riak, an open source distributed database, is making great strides. We talk to the company CTO

VMware hybrid cloud eases path to integration

Oct 25, 2013 Maxwell Cooter

Catalogue company Biomni adopts VCHS to improve flexibility of service offerings

Fighting dementia; the Alzheimer's Society takes the cloud route

Sep 21, 2012 Adrian Bridgwater

It's Alzheimer's Awareness Day today and the Alzheimer's Society is making full use of the cloud to spread its message