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We've joined the OpenStack Ecosystem

By Bart Copeland, October 6, 2011

OpenStackAt the OpenStack conference this week in Boston, RackSpace announced the new OpenStack Foundation. This move to a more collaborative governance model shows the strength of this community and is one of the reasons we just joined the OpenStack project!

Stackato Sandbox Service Available: Play in the Sandbox and You Could Win A $1,000 Trip

By Sheila Louis, September 21, 2011

New Stackato Sandbox - test deployment to the cloud

You asked for it, you got it: our new Stackato Sandbox service makes it easier for you to test deployment to the cloud (and more).

The Stackato Sandbox service allows you to test deployment of apps to a privately hosted environment on Amazon EC2, complete with hosting, security, and scaling of applications. And you could win big* for trying the Stackato Sandbox!

Monitor cloud applications with New Relic: now bundled, free with Stackato

By Diane Mueller, August 29, 2011
New Relic Stackato PaaS app monitoringWe are excited about our partnership with New Relic which enables us to bundle New Relic Standard Edition free of charge for all Stackato users. So you now have access to the application level performance management tools to monitor end-user experiences and performance in real-time, proactively diagnose performance bottlenecks at the code level, and ensure the successful deployment of applications.

Cloud Foundry Names ActiveState its Community Lead for Python with Stackato

By Sheila Louis, August 25, 2011

ActiveState named Cloud Foundry Community Lead for PythonWe are both excited and honored to announce that our newest offering, Stackato, has been a catalyst in ActiveState being selected as Cloud Foundry's Community Lead for Python! The Community Lead Program extends Cloud Foundry's language support with trusted ecosystem partners like ActiveState.

Why we chose Cloud Foundry

ActiveState Acquires Perl Cloud Company Phenona

By Bart Copeland, June 14, 2011

ActiveState Acquires Phenona for Perl CloudWe're pleased to announce that we've acquired Phenona, a Perl PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) cloud company based in Seattle, WA.

Stackato: A platform for Python and Perl in the Cloud

By Troy Topnik, May 5, 2011
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ActiveState is entering the cloud market.

Today we're announcing Stackato, a platform for Python and Perl applications on public and private clouds.

Category: announcements, stackato

Less Than One Week Until PyCon 2011 and We're Giving Away a Pass

By Sheila Louis, March 4, 2011

Free PyCon 2011 Ticket from ActiveStateIt's countdown time! Less than a week remains until PyCon 2011 begins in Atlanta, Georgia--and we hope that you'll join us! It's going to be a great Python conference, jam packed with sessions. Some ActiveState highlights:

ActivePython 3.2

By Sridhar Ratnakumar, February 22, 2011
ActivePython 3.2

Python 3.2 was released on Sunday and we swiftly prepared ActivePython 3.2 with all the familiar goodies:

Category: announcements, python

PPM Index: A new way to browse Perl packages.

By Jan Dubois, February 9, 2011

Perl Package Manager (PPM) installs pre-built Perl modules into ActivePerl. The ActiveState PPM repositories currently contain 13,000 to 16,000 modules per platform. They are easy to search with the PPM client, either from the command-line or from a GUI (see "How to install CPAN modules into ActivePerl").

Category: announcements, perl

Komodo 6.1 - Better Projects and Much More

By Troy Topnik, February 2, 2011

We released Komodo 6.1 today!

As per Eric's blog post of a few weeks ago, we've added a number of features that some of our Komodo 5 users couldn't do without. Most importantly, the ability to:

  • have multiple projects open simultaneously,
  • add arbitrary links to files and folders, and
  • organize these items into groups (previously called "virtual folders").

Category: announcements, komodo
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