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The IT Guide to PaaS

By Navrup Johal, November 27, 2014

IT Guide PaaS has been such a great innovation for developers. They can develop and deploy applications from their desktop to the cloud, all in a consistent environment. They can deploy to production themselves, bypassing the IT middleman and speeding up the application delivery process. And they can develop in any language they want, without limitations. Developers have it made! But what about IT?

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Cloud Luminaries: Tom Lounibos on the Consequences of Developing Too Fast

By David Spark, November 25, 2014

Tom Lounibos"How do you use speed as an advantage, but don't suffer the consequences of quality of delivering it," asked Tom Lounibos (@lounibos), Founder and CEO of Soasta in his presentation “High Tempo, High Consequences” during the 2014 Cloud Expo in Santa Clara, California.

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What Still Confuses You About PaaS?

By David Spark, November 20, 2014

Most people have heard the term SaaS and know what it means. Fewer people have heard IaaS and know what that means. At the 2014 Cloud Expo in Santa Clara, California, far fewer people had heard PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and know what it means.

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Is Docker The Right Abstraction For PaaS?

By Phil Whelan, November 19, 2014

Is Docker The Right Abstraction For PaaS? Docker has been quickly adopted by nearly everyone and incorporated into everything from cloud technologies, to continuous integration and build systems, to solo developers working exclusively on their laptop. Heck, even Microsoft is getting in on this! It was born in PaaS (dotCloud) and this is the place where it makes a lot of sense.

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The Cloud Foundry Jenkins Plugin

By William Gautier, November 18, 2014

Jenkins Cloud Foundry PluginThere's a lot of interest in using Stackato in conjunction with continuous integration tools, and the most popular of those tools is Jenkins CI. Until now, the only ways to deploy your applications to Cloud Foundry or Stackato from a Jenkins build were to:

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Cloud Luminaries: JP Morgenthal on the Importance of Process and Organization in Enterprise DevOps

By David Spark, November 17, 2014

“Everyone thinks they can define or change culture. That they can formulate the culture they want in their organization after years of this thing growing organically,” said JP Morgenthal (@jpmorgenthal), Director, Cloud Computing Practice for Perficient.

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5 Evolving Docker Technologies

By Phil Whelan, November 13, 2014

5 Evolving Docker Technologies Since the announcement of Docker approximately 18 months ago there has been an explosion of new technology in this space. Although the list is becoming very long, here I will outline five evolving Docker-related technologies that are driving the direction that cloud technology is going.

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Cloud Luminaries: Andi Mann on Automation, DevOps and the Cloud

By David Spark, November 12, 2014

“Organizations that don’t have any automation should just start getting developers and operations together and working together,” said Andi Mann (@AndiMann), VP of Strategic Solutions in the Office of the CTO at CA Technologies.

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Stackato App Store: Then and Now

By Billy Tat, November 10, 2014

The Stackato App Store is an intuitive interface containing customizable links to popular apps for quick access deployments. It’s been a while (Q2 2012!) since we’ve last seen the Stackato App Store make an appearance on the ActiveState Blog.

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2014 October

By Phil Whelan, November 3, 2014

CAB Meeting September 2014

There seemed to be a big crowd on the Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board meeting this month. The main focus of this meeting was the Foundation, for which it was suggested attendees bring their questions. But first, the technical...

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