How is cloud computing impacting the world of applications? Vendors are coming to grips with it by taking advantage of the cloud in their latest offerings. Further, this posting covers the folly of throwing hardware at application issues
"It seems like cloud computing is supplanting virtualization as the hot buzz word. With the cloud computing buzz come the usual promises of faster deployment of applications. However, cloud platform and solution providers also upping the ante by mixing dynamic workload balancing and virtualization technologies to make provisioning resources really quick, easy and, in some cases, automated. Therefore it is not surprising that cloud computing promises are beginning to include application performance language."