Collaborative software development thesedays needs to be infinitely felxible and adaptable. Team feedback is continuous, system configuration changes are frequent and contributors are often working in different timezones.  Cloud-based development services can provide on-demand resources that can be shared globally and tracked properly. Specific development tools offer to manage those cloud resources – allowing you to drive the allocation of what you need as you need it.


UK Cloud Awards - Shortlist of finalists announced

Feb 12, 2014 Cloud Pro Staff

It's been a long process but the judges have finally picked the finalists to do battle for the UK's first cloud awardss

UK Cloud Awards signs up first sponsor

Nov 29, 2013 Cloud Pro Staff

Ingram Micro is the first named sponsor for the UK Cloud Awards - which has also strengthened the judges' team

Best of cloud - UK cloud awards announced

Nov 21, 2013 Cloud Pro Staff

It's your chance to enter your favourite products and projects

Amazon courts mobile developers with cross-platform notifications

Aug 14, 2013 Rene Millman

Revamps its Simple Notification Service with Mobile Push

product to be revealed

HP SaaS tools promise agility and management boost

Feb 5, 2013 James Stirling

Latest offerings help bring working groups together and monitor applications for performance


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

NoSQL or NewSQL: making sense of cloud databases

Mar 3, 2014 Nick Booth

A new generation of databases offers more flexibility in the cloud, but how do you make the choice?

Rise of the (configuration) robots

Feb 4, 2014 Adrian Bridgwater

Having the right configuration tools for your cloud can cut down the complexity

Java-as-a-Service: a sweet brew, or a bitter grind?

Sep 27, 2013 Adrian Bridgwater

How will Java fare in the cloud world? Is Java-as-a-service the way forward?

Cloud databases: why a new approach will improve performance

Jan 21, 2013 Nick Booth

Relational databases don't do the cloud. But a new model of cloud data management system might change that

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

Cloud, all cloud. Signagelive on life without servers

Jun 28, 2013 Maxwell Cooter

Companies that are 100 percent cloud are a rare breed. Signagelive explains how it made the move

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