Chapter 13. Cloud computing


This chapter covers
  • Defining cloud computing
  • Using the platform as a service model
  • Understanding Cloud Foundry
  • Deploying a Roo add-on to Cloud Foundry


In the previous two chapters, you learned how to write and install custom Roo addon components, both simple and advanced add-on types.

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to package and deploy the sample Roo application to an external hosting service using a new web application deployment paradigm called cloud computing (CC). We’ll discuss this new paradigm and the cloud service offering from VMware[1] called Cloud Foundry.

1 The parent company of the SpringSource team who created the Spring Roo framework.

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