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Opa, the cloud language – a test drive

Opa, the cloud language – a test drive

Alastair Aitken July 26, 2011 6

What is Opa? Opa is both a new language and a web platform, which includes a web server, a database engine and a distributed execution engine. Who produces Opa? Opa is produced by MLstate,

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Quick Start Wakanda – Javascript for the entire stack

Quick Start Wakanda – Javascript for the entire stack

Alastair Aitken June 24, 2011 3

Wakanda is an open-source platform that provides a full Javascript stack, comprising of Wakanda Server, Wakanda Studio and the Wakanda Client Framework. Currently in a developer preview release – essentially an alpha version –

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Micro-templating with CouchDB, Reupholster and PURE

Micro-templating with CouchDB, Reupholster and PURE

Nigel Duke May 31, 2011 1

Reupholster makes deploying a web application on CouchDB distinctly easy. This article walks through using it with micro-templating to deliver

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First full release for CouchDB

First full release for CouchDB

Administrator July 16, 2010 0

CouchDB, a non-relational (NoSQL) document-oriented open source database, has finally reached version 1.0. Claimed features for the first full release are: * Up to 300% faster than the pre-release version, * support for Microsoft

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SpringSource Acquires RabbitMQ Cloud Messaging Technology

SpringSource Acquires RabbitMQ Cloud Messaging Technology

Administrator April 14, 2010 0

VMWare-owned SpringSource – developer of enterprise Java frameworks such as Spring, Grails and Groovy – has acquired Rabbit Technologies Ltd, developer of RabbitMQ. RabbitMQ is an open messaging system used by Heroku and other

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Cloud platform choices: a developer’s-eye view

Cloud platform choices: a developer’s-eye view

Administrator February 16, 2010 0

For a good overview of the range of choices faced by developers when considering cloud-based solutions, see this Ars Technica feature

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