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Microservices and PaaS - Part III

By John Wetherill, September 17, 2014

The other day I paid a king's ransom for a small upcoming ebook called “Building Microservices” by Sam Newman. Overall it's an interesting read, chock-full of information on microservices, how to adopt and use them, architecture details, and how they're evolving.

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Our New Cloud Luminary Fireside Chat Webcast Series

By Bernard Golden, September 11, 2014

I am really excited about the cloud luminary webcast series we've announced, and I thought I’d share a bit about why we decided to host this monthly series of conversations.

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Beyond Virtualization: The Rationale for PaaS in an IaaS World

By Troy Topnik, September 10, 2014
PaaS is hard to explain

I sometimes struggle to explain Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) to people who usually equate deploying an application to deploying a virtual machine. This coupling is not an unsophisticated approach.

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Cloud Foundry: Diego Explained By Onsi Fakhouri

By Phil Whelan, September 3, 2014

Cloud Foundry: Diego Explained By Onsi Fakhouri Recently I met with Onsi Fakhouri who is the Product Manager, and previously a developer on Diego, the Cloud Foundry sub-project being jointly developed by Pivotal, IBM, SAP and Cloud Credo.

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Docker and the Application Supply Chain Challenge

By Bernard Golden, September 3, 2014

If you work in IT, you’d have to have been sleeping under a rock not to be aware of the Docker craze. Below the radar twelve months ago, today Docker is being hailed as the solution for all things IT -- particularly the intractable and perennial problem of how to achieve application portability across heterogeneous IT infrastructures.

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2014 August

By Phil Whelan, August 29, 2014

CAB Meeting June 2014 Michael Maximilien ("Max") kicked off this month’s Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board meeting with reflection of the 3 releases of Cloud Foundry that have occurred since last month's meeting - v178, v179 and Read more...

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The Road To DevOps

By Phil Whelan, August 27, 2014

The Road To DevOps I have been thinking recently about where DevOps comes from and how it is adopted. Most adoption for DevOps seems to come from Operations engineers. Adoption is hard and is slow - especially when it comes to culture.

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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.

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Microservices and PaaS - Part II

By John Wetherill, August 19, 2014

Don't name your chickens!This is a continuation of the Microservices and PaaS - Part I blog post I wrote last week, which was an attempt to distil the wealth of information presented at the microservices meetup hosted by Cisco, with Adrian Cockcroft and other

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Microservices and PaaS - Part I

By John Wetherill, August 14, 2014

Microservices and PaaSNot long ago, the main application behind Netflix.com was delivered as a single war file. Imagine the process, complexity, and cost involved in delivering a simple new feature to this behemoth application. Tickets were submitted, multiple teams were engaged, VP approval was required, hours/days of time elapsed, exhaustive test-suites were run, complex deployment procedures were invoked.

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