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Amazon Cloud Journal on Ulitzer Following on from my last post, Securing Applications on the Amazon Elastic Cloud, One of the biggest questions I often see asked is “Is Amazon EC2 as a platform secure”? This is like saying is my vanilla network secure?  As you do to your internal network you can take some steps to make the environment as secure as you can, such as: - First read the Amazon Security Whitepaper and the Amazon discussion of Security processes - Ensure the system key is encrypted at start-up - Ensure you plan for load balancing in case an instance goes down. Ensure you understand all the security implications of this and harden any other instances. - Test or emulate the performance of applications deployed to the cloud in all geographies where you plan to deploy them. The latency could vary greatly for each. - Never ever allow password base authenticat... (more)

Your Enterprise File Sync and Share Vendor By @JimLiddle | @CloudExpo #Cloud

The Top 10 Things to Demand From Your Enterprise File Sync and Share Vendor Enterprise File Sync and Share is being embraced by more and more enterprise companies and this article look at the must have features that should be demanded from an Enterprise Sync and Share vendor. 1. Go hybrid, private or cloud: An enterprise will likely have different topologies and different ways of wanting to deploy. The EFSS vendors should support not only cloud but also hybrid and private topologies to enable enterprises to satisfy all potential use cases. 2. Support Standard protocols: Many enter... (more)

Understanding Straight-Through Processing - A technical overview

Straight-Through Processing (STP) is a term associated with workflow and business process management technologies. STP is the automation of a process flow, from invocation to execution. STP allows the seamless and accurate transactional exchange of information electronically. It can involve many different information stores and parties within the process flow, and it reduces the need for human intervention. STP is often associated with the financial services and securities industry, as this is where its use has been prevalent, due to a change in legislation (Rule 15c6-1) by the ... (more)

Google Local For Mobile Using Ajax For Midlet!

Jim Liddle's Symbian Blog: Google Local For Mobile Using Ajax For Midlet! It seems that Google have done it again, having brought Google local to the mobile phone with a fairly sophisticated Midlet that also has Ajax support. It is amazing what is in 38K of Midlet, and it is good to see Google pushing the envelope on mobile like this. As per my comments previously on this page, there already exists MGMaps which provides a J2ME interface to Google Maps but it is not as slick as this. Check this out  from Google here. posted Saturday, 12 November 2005 4:30 PM EST ... (more)

AJAX For Mobile Devices

AJAX For Mobile Devices « H » General J2ME :: Jim Liddle :: email link Great overview of Ajax for mobile devices from Ajit Jaoka here - would urge you to read it ! posted Thursday, 12 January 2006 Leave a comment to this blog-entry <!-- function infomerical(){ alert("Create a free profile on Blog-City.com\r\n\r\nIt takes seconds and we give your email address to NO-ONE.\r\n\r\nAdvantages include; automatic email trigger when someone\r\nupdates this blog, ability to edit your own comments, and\r\nwith the same account you can easily create and maintain\r\nyour o... (more)