At last month’s Founders’ Drinks, we had the pleasure of having Navin Surtani, Software Engineer for JBoss from Red Hat, talk to us about “How to build an app in the cloud” using Red Hat’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS): OpenShift.
Navin also ran a quick demo, building a Java app on JBoss Developer Studio (JBDS), and deploying it to the cloud using Red Hat’s OpenShift. If you missed the presentation, fret not as here are the highlights of the presentation.
Navin pointed out some of the key differences between using a PaaS such as OpenShift versus the traditional non-cloud method of developing and launching an app. You can clearly see how simple it is for you to go from ideation to launch, and having the ability to scale at will. Check out the comparison:
Following that, Navin introduced to the crowd what exactly Red Hat OpenShift is and why it matters to startups. In a nutshell, OpenShift is Red Hat’s free, auto-scaling Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for application. Which means, you can directly design, develop, and deploy your app to the cloud, without having to worry about the hardware bit.
JBoss Developer Studio (JBDS) is a pre-assembled, integrated development environment (IDE) that includes access to all JBoss enterprise technologies, which means that it works out-of-the-box and you will spend more time coding and less time configuring your development environment.
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