Open Source Dynamic Languages Draw to Clouds
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The latest group to consider moving to the clouds are developer behind open source dynamic languages. That includes languages like PHP, Perl, Ruby and Java. So what will be different about cloud deployments compared to standard installations? Developer.com takes a look.
The cloud isn't just for network administrators looking for scale, it's also a key development area for developers building applications with open source dynamic languages.
According to a poll conducted by analyst firm Redmonk and sponsored by dynamic language vendor ActiveState, over half of the developers surveyed have deployment plans for cloud applications within the next 12 months. Those cloud deployments are likely to be a hybrid of both public and private cloud platforms, according to 37 percent of respondents.