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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

Install a Stackato Micro Cloud in One Command

By Ingy döt Net, March 23, 2012
curl get.stackato.com/microcloud | bash

That's it. One small command line. Less than 40 characters. Half a line, if you will. :)

If you want to install, configure and start up the newly released Stackato 1.0 PaaS offering, on your own laptop, for free... just run the command above in a terminal. If you still have a few questions like:

  • What's Stackato?
  • Who is ActiveState?
  • What is PaaS?
  • Why do I care?

then Read On™!

Category: stackato

PyCon 2012 Wrap Up: Those Clouds On the Horizon Are Closer Than You Think!

By Diane Mueller, March 14, 2012


From dancing robots to big data in the cloud, the many faces of Python programming were present and accounted for at PyCon 2012 in Santa Clara this past week. With over 2250 attendees, this was the largest-ever gathering of Python developers.

Category: stackato

Stackato: A Great Leap Forward for ActiveState and the Cloud Foundry Platform

By Diane Mueller, March 8, 2012

At ActiveState, we have always worked to make a difference, whether we’re making it easier for developers to code, or enabling IT/DevOps to manage applications in the cloud. We have always been and will always be big believers in open source technology.

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What’s New in Stackato 1.0

By Jeff Hobbs, February 29, 2012

Today's launch of Stackato—the application platform for creating a private PaaS—marks a milestone for ActiveState. Though it's an important day for the company, it's a far more important day for developers and enterprises looking to move to the cloud.

Stackato launches with a suite of innovative features, including a web-based management console, new app store, persistent file-system service, and New Relic performance-monitoring technology. Here's a closer look at a few of the things that make Stackato 1.0 great…

Category: announcements, stackato

SSH in Stackato

By Sridhar Ratnakumar, February 28, 2012

A "run" command for Cloud Foundry

Cloud Foundry lacks support for running arbitrary commands. Being able to run arbitrary commands is essential when processing data outside of the web application request-response cycle. "run" is essential to perform tasks like Django's admin user creation (and changing its password) or populating a database from a Twitter stream.

Category: stackato

Cloud Connect Wrap Up

By Diane Mueller, February 22, 2012

Private clouds get respect at Cloud Connect

Category: stackato

How to Make Any Cloud Your Cloud with Stackato

By Diane Mueller, February 17, 2012

Add a Private PaaS to any Cloud and Avoid Cloud Host Lock-in

Category: stackato

Whitepaper: USA Patriot Act and Data Privacy Concerns for the Cloud

By Sheila Rebellato, February 16, 2012

Whitepaper: US Patriot Act and Cloud Privacy ConcernsYour organization might be considering a move to the cloud. But before you make that leap, consider the implications that regulatory legislation like the US Patriot Act could have on the security of your private data.

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