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Summary of findings. Full survey results available to Forrester Research clients.

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Summary of Forrester Q3 2012 Global Cloud Developer Survey Summary of Forrester Q3 2012 Global Cloud Developer Survey Presentation Transcript

  • Q3 2012 Global Cloud DeveloperOnline Survey Summary ResultsJohn R. Rymer, VP & Principal AnalystJames Staten, VP & Principal AnalystNovember 2012
  • Cloud developers use dozens of products today, but IaaS is tops! Which cloud environments have you personally used to deliver (build, deploy, or both) custom applications? Select or list up to your top 5 services. Amazon EC2 71% Azure 25% Google 23% Force.com 23% Amazon services 20% Others: HP, WSO2, T- Rackspace Cloud 20% Systems, Bitnami, V3cloud, CloudSta ck, OutSystems, FolioCloud, picloud, CloudBees 6% SAP, Cloudflare, SharePoint Heroku 6% Online, AppHarbor, ServiceNow, CA OutSystems 5% AppLogic, RightNow, CloudSigma, Cl 4% oud SaaS customization Foundry, GoGrid, StackMob, Transce DotCloud 4% nt, Joyent, ServiceMesh, Deutsche Engine Yard 3% Telecom, Dell, WaveMaker, Morphlabs 3% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% Base: 106 developers with direct experience developing applications using cloud computing environments. Source: Forrester Global Cloud Developer Online Survey, Q3 2012© 2012 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 2
  • Devs want deep platform access THEY LIKE ABSTRACTION UNTIL THEY DON’T LIKE IT When building and managing cloud applications, which of the following platform services do you prefer to have access to for configuration and tuning? App server 79% Web server 75% Database 72% Storage objects 55% Operating system 54% JVM/JRE 47% Other: All, BPM/BI/content management, Heroku, sear 8% Other ch None of above 2% engine, messaging, cache, admin controls 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Base: 106 developers with direct experience developing applications using cloud computing environments. Source: Forrester Global Cloud Developer Online Survey, Q3 2012© 2012 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 3
  • Speed of delivery top selection reason Why did you choose the cloud environments you use today? Fastest way for me to get done Well-suited to type of app Easy for me to create apps Lower costs than on-premise Supported language of choice Comprehensive dev envt. Popular with many developers Supported either Java or .NET #1 reason Extended existing app Good for collab and sharing #2 reason Public and internal deployment #3 reason Clouds from many providers Recommendation from trusted … Corporate mandate or standard Other, please specify 0 20 40 60 Number of respondents Base: 106 developers with direct experience developing applications using cloud computing environments. Source: Forrester Global Cloud Developer Online Survey, Q3 2012© 2012 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 4
  • JavaScript tops 6 leading languages SOME LANGUAGES HAVE BRIGHT FUTURES What is your preferred programming language for building cloud applications today? How do you expect your language usage for cloud applications to change in future? 60% Use/grow 50% Use/stable 40% Use/shrink 30% 20% 10% 0% JavaScript Java PHP C# Python Ruby Base: 106 developers with direct experience developing applications using cloud computing environments. Source: Forrester Global Cloud Developer Online Survey, Q3 2012© 2012 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 5
  • Integrated PaaS model preferred, but… ALMOST AS MANY PREFER BEST OF BREED OR DON’T CARE Which cloud development platform options do you prefer? 9% 51% Comprehensive 41% Best of breed No preference Base: 106 developers with direct experience developing applications using cloud computing environments. Source: Forrester Global Cloud Developer Online Survey, Q3 2012© 2012 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 6
  • Application scenarios shift to mobile Now Next year 1. Internal Web business apps 1. Mobile sites 2. App testing & QA 2. Application integration 3. Mobile sites 3. Social computing/collab 4. Application integration 4. Internal Web business apps 5. Marketing site 5. Data analysis 6. Social computing/collab 6. B2B e-commerce site 7. HPC 7. Marketing site 8. Batch jobs 8. HPC 9. Corporate Internet 9. App testing & QA 10. Data analysis 10. Corporate Internet 11. Consumer e-commerce site 11. Batch jobs 12. B2B e-commerce site 12. Content analysis 13. Content analysis 13. Consumer e-commerce site Base: 106 developers with direct experience developing applications using cloud computing environments. Source: Forrester Global Cloud Developer Online Survey, Q3 2012© 2012 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 7
  • Goal: Updated view of what devs are using in the cloud and why • 106 total responses. • 56% hail from North America; 25% from W. Europe. • 42% from organizations of 1,000+ employees. • 31% self-identify as “architect”, fewer as “developer.” • Many verticals in the sample: High-tech products and professional services are #1 and #2.© 2012 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 8
  • Thank youJohn R. Rymer James Staten+1 650.581.3857 +1 650.581.3824jrymer@forrester.com jstaten@forrester.com@johnrrymer @staten7