Monday, December 14, 2015

Microsoft certification:Linux on Azure

Microsoft offers new certification for Linux on Azure | News Center

"The Linux on Azure certification will be awarded to individuals who pass both
  • the Microsoft Exam 70-533 (Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions) and 
  • the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) exam. 
The certification will be issued by Microsoft and will be available starting Dec. 9, 2015."

Cloud libraries and frameworks

Apache Libcloud is a standard Python library that abstracts away differences among multiple cloud provider APIs | Apache Libcloud
"Python library for interacting with many of the popular cloud service providers using a unified API."

"OpenStack software controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, managed through a dashboard or via theOpenStack API. OpenStack works with popular enterprise and open source technologies making it ideal for heterogeneous infrastructure."

"The goal of CloudScale is to aid service providers in analysing, predicting and resolving scalability issues, i.e., support scalable service engineering. The project extends existing and develops new solutions that support the handling of scalability problems of software-based services."