Showing posts from August, 2011

WSO2 Stratos Application Server - Apache Tomcat As a Service

Few days back, one of my friends developed a new web application and he wanted to try it out by deploying on a J2EE server. I was at his place and was observing the steps he followed to deploy the web app. Downloaded the latest version of Apache Tomcat Server Extracted and installed it on a local server Ran the startup script and started the server This took considerable amount of time. In the world of everything offered as services, my friend was not aware of the free service of hosting web applications in cloud. In other words, my friend has not known of "Apache Tomcat As a Service" . If I was him, I would have tried out my web applications with Apache Tomcat by following the three simple steps given below. Step 1 - Create a demo user account at WSO2 StratosLive This is a simple registration procedure and follow the steps given in my previous blog post to create a demo account. Step 2 - Access WSO2 Stratos Application Server You can access Application Server

WSO2 Data As a Service - Have your own data storage in cloud!

WSO2 StratosLive , the most complete open PaaS (platform-as-a-service), includes multiple types of SOA middleware services which can be used to build and host your SOA based solution. One of the newest additions to WSO2 middleware platform is, the functionality which enables you to have your own database in cloud for free! This post guides you through the steps of creating your own data storage in cloud using WSO2 StratosLive. Step 1 First, we need to create an account in stratoslive. You can have a demo account free of charge. Open a browser and access WSO2 StratosLive landing page . Click on Get Started Now for Free You will be directed to domain registration page. Fill the form and follow the instructions in registration email to activate the account. Once you logged into WSO2 StratosLive, you will be shown all of the cloud services which are available for use. Out of those services, click on Data Services Server link. You will be directed to the home page of WSO2