VMforce: Cloud Platform for Java Developers

Last week Salesforce.com and VMware introduced VMforce, a new cloud computing platform that supports standard Java code along with the popular Spring Framework. “In simple terms, VMforce service will allow every Java developer to write applications that can run in the cloud,” Anshu Sharma writes on the Force.com blog. “VMforce provides out-of-the-box Java deployment in the cloud that is pre-integrated with a relational database, full-text search engine, reporting and analytics, user and identity management., as well as all the services that are needed to build, run, and manage an enterprise-grade business application.” Here’s a 2 minute video that provides an overview of the VMforce platform.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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