Dynamic Open Source Languages Head to the Cloud
May 27, 2010, 20:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)
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"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.
In terms of the languages used by developers, nearly 80 percent
came in at 47 percent, PHP at 42 percent and Ruby at 31