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Komodo 9.2: IDE with Docker, Vagrant, Package Installers and More

By Sheila Louis, August 31, 2015

Komodo IDE Version 9.2 - What's New

The Komodo dev team has been busy adding tons of functionality to our Komodo IDE and Edit products over the past several months. Most recently we released Komodo 9.2, which includes:

Category: komodo

The State of Open Source and Highlights from the Cloud Luminary Fireside Chats

By Michael Kanasoot, August 27, 2015

Cloud Luminary Fireside Chat

How time flies, especially in the cloud world. Less than a year ago, Bernard Golden kicked off the Cloud Luminary Fireside Chats, a series of monthly discussions with leading thinkers in the industry.

Category: open source

Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2015 August

By Phil Whelan, August 20, 2015

CAB Meeting August 2015

Foundation Update



Chip Childers updated us on the Foundation, starting with conference events.
Category: stackato

Deploy Your Apps to Any Cloud

By John Wetherill, August 19, 2015

Deploy your apps to any cloudIn a prior post, I created a very long list of factors that companies need to consider when choosing an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service). Not only is it a long list, there are a lot of infrastructures out there--all of them have different advantages and there are different reasons to use them.

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Building a DevOps Strategy and Environment - Fireside Chat

By Michael Kanasoot, August 11, 2015

Cloud Luminary Fireside Chat

The need for accelerated application deployment has given rise to the DevOps movement. However, despite the undoubted benefits that DevOps promises, many IT organizations struggle to understand and get started with a DevOps strategy and project.

Category: open source

ActiveState: What's Next

By Bart Copeland, August 5, 2015

ActiveState: What's Next?People have been asking me, "What's happening to ActiveState now, after the sale of Stackato business (our private PaaS business) to HP?" This is an obvious question when you consider that so much of the ActiveState marketing that has dominated the headlines for the last few years has been Stackato-related. But ActiveState is comprised of a number of businesses. We have an IDE business, a Python business, a Perl business, and a Tcl business.

One PaaS, Many Clouds

By John Wetherill, August 4, 2015

One PaaS, Many Clouds Infrastructures abound. Which one is right for you? Deciding between them can be a formidable task: OpenStack, HP Helion, CloudStack, VMware, AWS, Cisco Intercloud, Google Compute Engine, Citrix CloudPlatform, Eucalyptus, KVM, Microsoft Azure, VirtualBox, or XenServer.

Category: stackato

ActiveState's Stackato (Cloud Foundry & Docker Based PaaS) Acquired by HP

By Bart Copeland, July 28, 2015
I'm extremely happy, actually overjoyed, to announce that HP has acquired the Stackato product from ActiveState! Stackato is our platform (or PaaS) for enterprise IT departments and developers, based on various open source projects, including Cloud Foundry and Docker. Members of the team will be joining HP to help continue to grow Stackato as part of HP’s Cloud business.

OpenStack Summit Tokyo: Vote for Cloud Foundry on OpenStack Workshop

By Phil Whelan, July 27, 2015

Vote for OpenStack TokyoVoting for the OpenStack Summit Tokyo talks is now open! It has been written about many times on this blog (by a variety of authors including myself) about why PaaS is important to speeding up the application pipeline.

Category: stackato

Making Docker Apps for Stackato

By Troy Topnik, July 22, 2015

Making Docker Apps for StackatoWith the Stackato 3.6 release, we introduced the ability to deploy Docker images to Stackato. This provides an alternative to the usual method of application deployment used by Cloud Foundry and Heroku, which is driven by buildpacks.

Category: stackato