How PaaS Provides Value to Enterprise Users

The Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud service model has a lot of benefits for enterprise users. Some “legacy” enterprise apps will not fit this model, but surprisingly, a number can be transitioned to and managed from a PaaS. Moving forward, building applications on a PaaS, that abstract away much of the hardware …

Let’s figure out what a Computer in the Cloud actually is.

Did you know not all computers in the cloud are virtual? Learn about the changing world of the computer in cloud computing as Kumulus Technologies’ CTO, Robert Starmer, clarifies how baremetal, virtual servers and container technologies are changing how the cloud works. Click on the video above to watch! Need …

Why cloud computing as a business model is moving from disruption to staus quo.

Let’s face it. Unless you know about the US NIST Model, cloud computing is not only hard to define, its hard to understand. We’ve heard “The Cloud” described as ‘just a buzzword,’ the answer to all things IT, or ‘just someone else’s computer,’ all of which are wrong. In this …

Containers for Application Development- Part 2 – the Microservices Application Model

When last we left the container world, we had looked at the shifts that have brought the Container model to the front and center of every developers attention. But we have yet to look at where this fits into the Enterprise application development environment, and I believe we need to …

Serverless Computing- Let’s clear up the Confusion about this new DevOps Term.

The latest buzzword in the world of application development, DevOps and Cloud is now “serverless” computing. Is this really computing without servers? What does it mean really? In this episode, Kumulus Tech CTO, Robert Starmer quickly clears the fog around this term and then dives into what it means both …

Why do Linux Containers like Docker, rkt and LXC and LXD matter? How do they improve on the VM model and why are microservices.

A Quick Introduction to Virtual Containers

Linux Containers – Docker, LXC, rkt and the like – are the current darling of much of the application development and virtualization world. Seemingly the cure to everything that ailed bloated virtual machines and accelerating (and adored by) the microservices development community, Containers have very real benefits compared to virtual …

Five Minutes of Cloud

Video: Cloud’s Value Proposition: Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for Enterprise Users

You have most certainly heard of SaaS (Software-as-a-Service), possibly heard of IaaS (Infrastructure), but what about (PaaS)? One of the fastest growing areas of cloud computing services it is also one of the least understood. CTO Robert Starmer walks through what PaaS is and then outlines how enterprise users (applications …