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Why Would ActiveState Join OpenStack's Project Solum?

By Brent Smithurst, November 4, 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).

Cloud Security Checklist for Your Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)

By Bart Copeland, October 23, 2013

Security is a primary concern when organizations are ready to develop using cloud based technologies and can even inhibit cloud adoption. Some of the common issues cited include the perceived lack of control using a public cloud, visibility into the cloud or data compliance requirements.

And That Was DevOps Days Atlanta

By Phil Whelan, October 8, 2013

DevOps DaysLast week I was lucky enough to have ActiveState pay for me to travel to and attend DevOps Days Atlanta. I was also selected as a speaker.

ActiveMQ on Stackato

By Matthew Fisher, October 3, 2013
Apache ActiveMQ

A new service just rolled off the press. One of our customers has graciously allowed us to open-source a service plugin that they created by following our blog post on creating custom services.

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Unveiling the Stackato CPBM Connector

By John Wetherill, September 24, 2013
Stackato and Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager (CPBM)

Increasingly often, at various conferences and events, I hear words and phrases like "Convergence," "Revolution," "Renaissance," "New Era," and "Sea Change." These are often heard in discussions or presentations about recent rapid innovations that are profoundly improving the craft of building software.

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Neo4j and Stackato

By John Wetherill, September 17, 2013

Neo4j

Neo4j is a powerful NoSQL database product from Neo Technology that offers significant advantages over both traditional RDBMS offerings and many newer big data products as well. This blog describes Neo4j, and discusses a handful of possible deployment scenarios for Neo4j in Stackato.

John Arundel on PaaS

By Phil Whelan, September 4, 2013

John Arundel photoThis is part two of an interview we did with John Arundel of Bitfield Consulting. The first part was John Arundel on DevOps. In this second half of the interview, John talks to us about PaaS from his DevOps vantage point.

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Mozilla's Brandon Burton talks DevOps at Agile 2013

By Phil Whelan, August 13, 2013

At the Agile conference in Nashville last week, I attended Brandon Burton's DevOps talk, "Enabling DevOps - the road to a better culture". This is a summary of that talk.

Who is Brandon Burton?

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Best Practices: Running Drupal on Stackato

By Tara Gibbs, August 13, 2013
Drupal on Stackato

We've had Drupal available in Stackato's App Store for a long time now. That deployment of the app is great for demos, or to get up and running quickly with a CMS, but a more in-depth Drupal workflow involves working with customized sources, doing local testing and debugging, and maintaining plugins in the local source tree.

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