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12 Cloud Computing Blogs You Should Have Read in 2014

By Kathy Thomas, December 17, 2014

Over the past year we've published some great posts on the ActiveState blog, all worth a read (if you haven't already).

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Microservices and PaaS - Part VI

By John Wetherill, December 16, 2014

This is the final installment of the six-part series Microservices and PaaS.

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Cloud Luminaries: David Tesar on Why Developers Need IT

By David Spark, December 11, 2014

David Tesar “The heart of what DevOps is about is having developers and operations work really close together and not have such contention between one another.

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Microservices and PaaS - Part V

By John Wetherill, December 10, 2014

In the first four parts of this series I presented an introduction to microservices along with a handful of emerging microservices patterns, and a discussion of some of the downsides and challenges to using microservices. The most recent installment of this series looked at ten ways that PaaS facilitates microservices development and adoption.

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The Cloud Foundry Foundation Officially Launches!

By Brent Smithurst, December 9, 2014

ActiveState is very proud to be a founding gold member of the brand new Cloud Foundry Foundation! We look forward to the new governing model and collaborating with our fellow members.

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2014 December

By Phil Whelan, December 8, 2014

CAB Meeting December 2014

Latest Release

We started the meeting with an update on the latest cf-release v194, details of which can also be found the cf-docs-contribs wiki.

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2015: The Year Developers Reign as Kings and Queens

By Bernard Golden, December 8, 2014

2015: The Year Developers Reign as Kings and QueensAs enterprise IT pivots toward mobility and agility, 2015 will prove developers are now the driving force and lead decision makers. This will ultimately lead to new adoption trends throughout the year, as enterprise IT organizations recognize the need to be able to deploy applications across all environments, aka hybrid cloud computing.

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Cloud Luminaries: Victoria Livschitz on Using Automation to Achieve Developer Self-Service

By David Spark, December 3, 2014

Victoria Livschitz"The complete computing system emerges in response to a business need," said Victoria Livschitz (@vlivschitz), CEO of Qubell, of her company’s mission statement.

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Cloud Luminaries: Jerome Petazzoni on PaaS and DevOps

By David Spark, December 2, 2014

“[With PaaS,] instead of having one hundred different problems, now you can have one hundred times the same problem,” said Jérôme Petazzoni (@jpetazzo), Tinkerer Extraordinaire for Docker.

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Which Comes First? The Microservices Or The DevOps?

By Phil Whelan, December 1, 2014

Which Comes First? The Microservices Or The DevOps? It is easy to look at the unicorn companies of our world, most notably Netflix, and say, "That's it! That's how we should be doing it". Whether it's DevOps or Microservices, they seem to have it nailed.

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