Formally codenamed "KittyHawk", Microsoft's new RAD tool has been released in Beta 2 as LightSwitch. This new development tool will be geared towards newer coders who are interested in creating business apps. Microsoft stated that the final release of LightSwitch is expected to be in 2011 but no specific date yet.
Available to MSDN Subscribers yesterday and to the general public today, the Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta is released
The open source cloud computing project OpenStack has come a long way since NASA and Rackspace launched it in 2010. Backed by leading technology infrastructure providers including Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, Intel, and VMware, OpenStack underpins significant workloads at an increasingly diverse set of organizations, including BWM, CERN, Comcast, eBay, and Wal-Mart. For CIOs engaged in broader programs to win, serve, and retain customers -- and refocus business technology (BT) spend -- a planned and pragmatic …
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