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PaaS Services Roundup (Featuring Stackato and Cloud Foundry)

By Brent Smithurst, August 26, 2014

For developers, one of the many cool things about using a PaaS is that you can easily connect your application to any type of service instead of being limited to what your IT department officially provides. That means you can use the best tool for the job, or even that you can finally find an excuse to play with a technology you hadn't previously been able to.

Category: open source, stackato

Report from OSCON: Open Source and the Enterprise

By Bernard Golden, August 6, 2014

CAB Meeting June 2014 Recently, for the first time in several years, I had the opportunity to attend OSCON -- and found it very familiar yet also significantly changed, in ways that carry strong implications for the future of IT in the enterprise.

Category: open source

I, For One, Welcome Our New Cloud Foundry Overlords

By Brent Smithurst, February 25, 2014

You may have already heard yesterday's announcement that Cloud Foundry is establishing its own independent governing foundation.

ActiveState Released Stackato v3.0 Beta Today (Based on Cloud Foundry v2, Docker, More)!

By Brent Smithurst, November 7, 2013

HolophonorStackato v3.0 Beta is now available! This is easily our biggest single release since v1.0, with many of the components rewritten, replaced, or heavily augmented—including a new Cloud Foundry v2 base and Docker for application containers.

Why Would ActiveState Join OpenStack's Project Solum?

By Brent Smithurst, November 5, 2013

Seastack SolumUnless you're deeply embedded in the PaaS, OpenStack, or cloud computing industries (e.g. a vendor), you probably haven't heard of Project Solum yet.

Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board Kicks Off (with participation from ActiveState, IBM, Intel, Pivotal, and others)

By Jeff Hobbs, October 30, 2013

Community Advisory BoardHistory was made in the Cloud Foundry community this morning and ActiveState is proud to have been part of it. We’ve been looking forward to this ever since there were first whispers of a Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board (CAB).

Alex Polvi Explains CoreOS

By Phil Whelan, August 28, 2013

Alex PolviA couple of months ago we interviewed Solomon Hykes about Docker, which is a way to build and manage Linux Containers with a lot of nice features. The next question was: if the full-stack can be provided by a Docker image and everything can be Dockerized, what is the minimum OS we need to run Docker images?

Category: open source

Thoughts on Pivotal, Cloud Foundry, IBM, and Stackato

By Jeff Hobbs, July 24, 2013

Cloud Welcome MatWelcome, IBM, to the Cloud Foundry ecosystem! ActiveState has been a proud member since 2011.

Supporting the Arch Linux ARM Development Team with Komodo IDE

By Michael Kanasoot, June 27, 2013

Arch Linux ARM (ALARM) is a distribution of Linux for ARM computers. Since ARM architecture is found in microprocessors and semiconductors made by a wide range of manufacturers, including Apple, Broadcom and Texas Instruments, chances are that at least one of your devices has an ARM-based processor.

Category: komodo, open source, perl

Solomon Hykes Explains Docker

By Phil Whelan, June 3, 2013

I just had a call with Solomon Hykes from dotCloud about Docker, who gave me the low-down about Docker.

What is Docker?

Docker brings the power of Linux containers (LXC) and aufs (Another Union File System) to create a new level of packaging and process isolation that really is something you should sit up and take note of.

Category: open source
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