justin at fathomdb
Apr 6, 2012, 4:11 PM
Post #3 of 3
Re: Introducing PlatformLayer: Everything-as-a-service, for OpenStack
[In reply to]
In a way: it is the knowledge from running an XaaS company distilled
into code, although lots of people worked on the code over the years.
Code libraries = knowledge-as-a-service.
If anyone is thinking of building something as a service, I hope
you'll grab me at the design summit and let me show you the head-start
PlatformLayer gives you; in return I'll get to see more of the areas
where it is lacking!
On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 4:04 PM, Mark Collier <mark.collier [at] rackspace> wrote:
> Justin Santa Barbara <justin [at] fathomdb> wrote:
> FathomDB has just open-sourced PlatformLayer, which makes it easy to
> build anything as a service. It takes all the know-how and a lot of
> the code from running FathomDB's MySQL-as-a-service offering.
> You can now build your:
> Memcached-as-a-service (like AWS ElastiCache)
> MySQL-as-a-service (like AWS RDS)
> Nginx-as-a-service (like AWS Elastic Load Balancing)
> DNS-as-a-service (like AWS Route 53)
> This is just a starting point, but I'm hoping to present this more at
> the Design Summit - I'm thinking I'll try live-coding a new service in
> 15 minutes (anyone have any requests? RabbitMQ-as-a-service?)
> Read more: http://blog.justinsb.com/blog/2012/04/06/introducing-platformlayer/
> Discussion on hacker news: http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3809221
> Please contact me if you're interested in using it or helping out!
> Justin Santa Barbara
> Founder, FathomDB
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