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My First Few Months as a Cloud Foundry Foundation Board Member

By Bart Copeland, March 31, 2015

Cloud FoundryI'm very excited to have recently joined the board of the Cloud Foundry Foundation and my first few months as a board member have been insightful. I've been impressed with the members and their drive to grow the Cloud Foundry ecosystem.

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Evaluating Private PaaS: Your Checklist for Finding the Right One

By Kathy Thomas, March 26, 2015

In comparison to Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) has experienced a slower rate of adoption. However, PaaS is coming into its own as evidenced by increased usage and top technology companies such as HP and IBM supporting open source projects like Cloud

Komodo 9 Released: Better, Faster, Stronger

By Sheila Louis, March 24, 2015

Komodo 9 ReleaseWe’re happy to announce that we’ve just released Komodo 9, and we're celebrating the evolution of Komodo: now better, faster, and stronger than ever!

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Stackato Partner Spotlight - HighOps

By Navrup Johal, March 18, 2015

Welcome to our new Partner Spotlight Series! We want to take this opportunity to highlight the great work that our partners do and hopefully introduce you to some cutting edge and innovative companies.

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Why I Love Being a Developer

By Kathy Thomas, March 17, 2015

DeveloperAs apps take over every aspect of our lives, the demand for developers is outstripping supply. So I thought this was a good time to impart some wisdom to future developers and those who may be leaning in this direction as a career. I asked some of the developers at ActiveState why they love being a developer, what they like about working with cloud-enabling technologies and the best career advice they have received.

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2015 March

By Brent Smithurst, March 13, 2015

CAB Meeting March 2015

Dr. Max kicked off this month's Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board (CAB) Meeting by stating that Chip Childers (Cloud Foundry Foundation Technology Chief of Staff) and Sam Ramji (Cloud Foundry Foundation CEO) wanted to make some opening statements.

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Happy Birthday Docker. And Welcome to the Slope of Enlightenment

By John Wetherill, March 11, 2015

It's 2:15pm on a Friday, and I'm sitting in the keynote hall at PyCon 2013 fidgeting through a succession of lightning talks that have very little relevance to my life. Topics like "Python code coverage techniques" (ho-hum) and "Controlling Christmas lights with Python” (yawn - I wonder if there's anything new on Hacker News)...when Solomon Hykes takes the stage, unveils Docker, and the world shifts.

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Exploring the Stackato Base Image

By Troy Topnik, March 11, 2015
The Null Buildpack & App

Stackato deploys apps into Docker containers that are all created from the same base image. Buildpacks applied during staging modify these containers to support whichever kind of application you're deploying. But what's in them? How basic is this base image?

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Understanding the New Economics of Cloud Computing

By Michael Kanasoot, March 9, 2015

Fireside Chat RecapCloud computing is changing the way we look at IT costs, according to industry experts on a recent Cloud Luminary Fireside Chat panel discussion.

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Loggregator: The Voice Of Cloud Foundry

By Phil Whelan, March 5, 2015

The Voice Of Cloud Foundry

Last week I met with Alex Jackson from Pivotal who is one of the creators of the Loggregator logging system of Cloud Foundry. We discussed the past, present and future of this critical component of the PaaS open-source project.

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