There are also options offered by cloud
There are also options offered by cloud vendors themselves that meet the second and 3rd criteria, like CloudWatch from Amazon Web Services. The large companies known for their traditional data center monitoring applications have been slow to hit the cloud market, and what products they do have are rehash of existing applications that do little in the way of providing more than reporting and alerting tools. CA is on an acquisition spree to fix this and just acquired 3Tera, a cloud provisioning player. An example of the confusion in the market is IBM’s Tivoli product page for cloud computing. BMC is working on a cloud management tool, but does not have anything beyond its normal products out at that moment.
There is a lot on the way in cloud computing, not the least of which is specifications. Right now the cloud is the Wild West: vast, underpopulated, and lacking order except for a few spots of light. In looking at the product, these features are not really separate from each other, but make a nice, integrated offering. It was designed to walk a user throughout the initial process of migrating to the cloud using their templates and library. Single click deployment of complex multi tier applications in the cloud Handling demand bursts\/variations by automatically adding\/removing resources. Run time management of application infrastructure in the cloud. The core of Kaavo’s product is called IMOD.
Cloud management is a hot topic, so hot that every startup and established vendor has some form of tool for controlling your stresses cloud computing environments. There are tools that monitor, tools that provision, and tools that cross the gap between both. In case your cloud deployment is fairly static or not mission critical, then you might not need a dynamic provisioning system. For an updated look at the issues affecting cloud developers, check out our cloud testing and development resources page. While they all have features that differentiate them from one another, they are also focused on one key concept: providing details about cloud computing systems.