In an interview with ReadWriteWeb, the man who led the Heroku PaaS platform to prominence - and who continues to lead it as Executive Vice President of Salesforce - says that as his platform expands, it could certainly penetrate old barriers. One such barrier could be the ribbon, if you will, in front of a "Heroku apps store." Another is the perimeter of the cloud that has supported it to date, Amazon EC2.
The PaaS segment of the cloud computing market is hot. Just look at the ado VMware and Salesforce.com created with their VMforce announcement, or the attention Heroku is attracting with its Ruby-centric service. Could Amazon be the ... Read Post
Heroku is morphing from a Ruby-focused PaaS for web developers to a fully Java-supportive PaaS for big business. At least that's what Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff hopes as he integrates Heroku -- which it bought in 2010 -- more t... Read Post