Bungee Connect news x3 to share with you this morning
Three big pieces of Bungee Connect news to share with you this morning:
1. Bungee Grid now running on Amazon EC2 and accessible to Bungee Developers
Bungee-powered application hosting on Bungee Grid-EC2 using Amazon’s Elastic Computing Cloud (EC2) infrastructure is available today upon special request for deployed Bungee-powered applications. The Bungee Grid-EC2 option is in addition to Bungee Grid-US, Bungee Grid-Europe. As a live example of a Bungee-powered app running on Bungee Grid-EC2, we've now deployed WideLens.com on Bungee Grid-EC2. Pricing model and other details available here.
2. Announcing Bungee Application Server
This is sweet: Developers wanting to deploy Bungee-powered applications on their own servers will be able to download a complete single-server Bungee Grid as virtual software appliance called the “Bungee Application Server”. The Bungee Application Server uses VMware technology and operates as a single complete management and delivery server for Bungee-powered applications. The Bungee Application Server will be first made available in June 2008 to BCDN Early Adopter Program (EAP) members. General Availability for sustained commercial deployment is expected in Q4 2008. More details including pricing and licensing info here.
3. Community Source Code Licensing plans for Bungee Connect technologies
Bungee Labs will make the source code available to the Bungee Application Server and the Bungee Pulse Client under several software source code licenses.
Two of these software licenses are available as of today in ‘draft form’ to facilitate community feedback prior to formalization in June 2008. These draft licenses are:
We're also answering this question:
Q: Is Bungee Labs is considering Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) licenses for the software components that comprise the complete Bungee Connect system?
Great question. Answers here...
Btw, I'm at Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco this week. Let me know if you want to hook up!