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Unveiling Stackato Cloud Foundry on Murano OpenStack

By John Wetherill, May 19, 2015

Stackato listing in OpenStack App CatalogIf you've used Stackato you're probably familiar with the Stackato App Store, a handy repository of sample applications and app templates that can be installed into the Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) at the click of a button.

Category: stackato

Komodo IDE for Dev Teams

By Sheila Louis, May 13, 2015

When you're working on a project on your own, the power of Komodo IDE is obvious in the features: code intelligence, debugging, version control, great workflow and file management, and extensibility.

Category: komodo

Stackato 3.6 Released with Support for Docker Images

By Troy Topnik, May 11, 2015
Stackato 3.6 released

Stackato 3.6 is here, and I'm going to show you something very, very cool: deploying a Docker image to a Cloud Foundry-based platform.

Category: announcements, stackato

Microservices Tips & Tricks

By Navrup Johal, May 7, 2015

Microservices Tips & TricksMicroservices based architectures are not new but are suddenly in the spotlight due to their powerful and sophisticated practices enabling streamlined application development and deployment. However, transitioning from a monolithic approach to a microservices-based architecture requires not only technical expertise, but organizational buy-in as well.

Category: stackato

Using Apache Brooklyn on Stackato

By Billy Tat, May 5, 2015

Apache BrooklynAt ActiveState, we realize applications often require data services to enhance the user experience. That is why Stackato includes a set of system services like MySQL, PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ, and more.

Category: stackato

Boise Cloud Meetup: A Demonstration of Stackato

By Phil Whelan, May 4, 2015

Cloud Foundry MeetupRecently I participated in a Cloud Computing Meetup in Boise, Idaho and had the opportunity to discuss Cloud Foundry and provide a demonstration of Stackato. Cloud Foundry is an open-source project with which I have been involved with for the past several years.

Category: stackato

Disrupters Are Taking Your Customers Away

By Bart Copeland, April 29, 2015

Disrupters Third PlatformAmazon is an $89 billion disrupter. It's been challenging traditional retail with its e-commerce and IT with its Amazon Web Services (AWS); and growing significantly every year by constantly innovating. Amazon is just one example of a company finding what customers really want and giving it to them.

Category: stackato

Reshaping Enterprise IT for a New Era

By Michael Kanasoot, April 28, 2015

Tim CrawfordEnterprise IT is going through more change today than during its entire history. Long associated with back office functions, IT has now become the primary driver of today's business offerings.

Category: stackato

Top 10 Reasons to Attend the Cloud Foundry Summit (#CFSummit)

By Brent Smithurst, April 24, 2015

You get a hoodieThe third Cloud Foundry Summit will be held in Santa Clara on May 11-12. ActiveState exhibited at, and attended, the previous two. Of course we'll be at this one as well, unveiling a new version of Stackato with some really cool capabilities. We hope you will join us.

Category: announcements, stackato

Go Commando with Komodo + One Week Left to Save

By Sheila Louis, April 23, 2015

Komodo 9We released Komodo 9 in late March and introduced a plethora of cool new features in our IDE. With every new release we tend to throw a mini-celebration and discount new/upgrade purchases, and this was no exception. There’s still 1 week left to save on Komodo IDE and Pro Studio!

Category: komodo