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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

Open Sourced: IRC Customer Support Modules for madcow

By Tara Gibbs, May 23, 2013

Last month, we had a hackathon here at ActiveState. I spent some time creating a collection of modules for Chris Jones' madcow IRC bot that would be useful to our dev and support team members.

You see, we've got this IRC channel on freenode: #stackato

Category: open source, stackato

The Stackato Client Goes Open Source

By Brent Smithurst, August 27, 2012

Stackato Micro Cloud License

I've been elected to share some great news with you today: The Stackato Client (CLI) is now open source under the Apache License, Version 2.0!

Category: open source, stackato, tcl

The Cloud Opens Up -- Citrix Takes CloudStack to Apache

By Toph Whitmore, April 3, 2012

Today, Citrix announced that its CloudStack solution will join the Apache Software Foundation, becoming the first Apache cloud platform project. CloudStack now leaves the confines of its private cloudstack.org nest for the broader Apache community. This is positive news for the future of cloud computing, and will foster innovation in both enterprise-grade and open source development.

Can Private PaaS Save the Internet?

By Ingy döt Net, March 29, 2012

Decentralized Shiny Candy!

I've been using the Internet since the pre-browser times... circa the Gopher protocol. Admittedly, not the earliest of adopters, but still before at least one of my current coworkers was born. I've been active in writing and promoting Open Source since 2000.

Category: open source, stackato

Latest ActiveState Stackato Release Extends PaaS support to OpenStack Ecosystem

By Diane Mueller, January 19, 2012

Stackato adds support for OpenStack, XenServer, KVM and More

The ever-expanding OpenStack ecosystem now has an enterprise-ready PaaS. Stackato, built on Cloud Foundry and hardened for the enterprise, now supports vSphere, Amazon/AMI, HP Cloud Services, OpenStack, Citrix XenServer, and KVM infrastructure models.

Virtualization in the EC2 cloud using LXC

By Daniil Kulchenko, October 27, 2011

EC2 is already a (para)virtualized environment, which means it’s nearly impossible to run your own virtualization (KVM/VirtualBox/qemu) from inside that environment. However, Linux recently introduced a new system into the kernel, called cgroups, which provides a way to isolate process groups from each other in the kernel.

Tags: Cloud, ec2, lxc, PaaS, stackato
Category: open source, stackato
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