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Added RuTube Video Support to b2evolution 5.0.6

On 12/30/2013 Metztli IT added support to embed RuTube videos into b2evolution 5.0.6 available on Metztli GitHub repository for Red Hat Openshift platform-as-a-service (PaaS) Cloud delivery model.

2014: Apache OpenOffice 4.1 to bring Enhanced Accessibility Support

Based on the donation of IBM Lotus Symphony code, in early 2014 Apache OpenOffice 4.1 will bring Enhanced Accessibility Support.

Integration of the Microsoft Active Accessibility (MSAA) and IAccessible2 interfaces support into Apache OpenOffice will enable screen readers and other assistive technologies; upcoming feature translates into greater productivity for blind or low-vision persons who use ApacheOO in your organization.

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Have you tried Joyent “High Performance Infrastructure”?

If not, I urge you to take advantage of the Joyent Cloud free trial. Experience the stability of UNIX, a Solaris-based public cloud. Select from one of Joyent's four data centers. Provision a 32 or 64-bit Joyent's own SmartOS-based Chefserver, MongoDB, Hadoop, node.js, Percona, Riak. Or if you prefer your 32 or 64-bit GNU/Linux Debian, CentOS, Fedora, or Ubuntu distribution. Of course, Windows proprietary OS is available, as well.

OpenShift Platform as a Service (PaaS)

Sometime ago I became interested in Red Hat's platform as a service (PaaS) cloud offering known as OpenShift.

It is open source software -- which implies that there is considerable less risk of the customer being locked-in than if s/he were to use proprietary alternatives such as Microsoft's Windows Azure.

OpenStack, the GNU/Linux of the Cloud?

Based on OpenStack Essex release, on August 01, 2012, Rackspace officially launched Open Cloud.

Whether you agree with the media arguments pro- and against OpenStack as being the Linux for the Cloud, one issue gets addressed: Rackspace Open Cloud quells competitors' and critics' assertions that OpenStack has not been implemented in major deployments.

IBM SmartCloud complimentary IaaS trial: April 12 to June 11, 2012

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS): from any of IBM's world-class IBM SmartCloud data centers around the globe, unleash the potential of your organization's IT and reinvent your business. Provision any combination of select 32 and 64 bit virtual machines running either Red Hat or Novell SUSE GNU/Linux, or even Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008.

Apache v2.4

Apache v.2.4 is released!

Let us know if we can help your organization setup, configure, and deploy the most popular web server on the Internet since 1996. It has evolved to address the challenges posed by nimbler competitors that have found a “more natural” fit in the cloud computing paradigm.

On the 21st of February, 2012, the Apache Software Foundation celebrated its 17th Anniversary with the release of Apache v2.4. Relevant cloud features include1:

Infrastructure as a service or platform as a service?

Let us manage your business IT infrastructure and/or platform. We will help you leverage the modern paradigm of cloud computing -- assisting you in finding the most adequate solution for scalability, efficiency of operations, security, and economy. Our relationship with IBM and AMD assures you that we will deliver an open IT infrastructure as a service (IaaS) or platform as a service (PaaS) solution to adapt as your business needs evolve.

OpenLogic 30 hour trial of its CloudSwing offering

OpenLogic is offering a 30 hour trial of its recently out-of-beta CloudSwing Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud offering.

Select from enterprise ready Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl (LAMP) -or Linux, nginx, MySQL/MariaDB, & PHP/Perl (LEMP) stacks; or you might prefer Rails, Tomcat, & node.js

Deploy on Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Rackspace.

AWS Elastic Beanstalk beta

The Elastic Beanstalk name—selected by #AWS for its #PaaS offering—is superb…the Giant's domain in the #cloud accessible by the average Jack.