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How to Deploy .NET Apps to Stackato 2.0

By Diane Mueller, July 9, 2012

Stackato 2.0 now has integrated .NET support via the Iron Foundry.NET project. Iron Foundry is an open source project that extends .NET to any Cloud Foundry-based Platform as Service (PaaS). By integrating Iron Foundry with Stackato, we can now make Windows DEAs available on any Stackato cluster with the ability to run the full spectrum of .NET Web Applications, SQL Server, and more.

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Video: Hybrid cloud Stackato deployments using jclouds & Brooklyn

By Diane Mueller, June 26, 2012

Hybrid cloud Stackato with brooklyn and jclouds

Cloudsoft CTO Alex Heneveld shows how to deploy Stackato in a Hybrid Cloud configuration.

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Static Site Stackato: Using Heroku Buildpacks for Jekyll

By Troy Topnik, June 19, 2012
Jekyll on Stackato

Portability is a core principle in Stackato. We developed it on a codebase which is not tied to any particular hypervisor. We distribute it in a variety of formats for all the popular hypervisors.

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Stackato Goes Mobile: The FeedHenry Technology Collaboration and What It Means for Your Enterprise

By Diane Mueller, June 12, 2012

Today, ActiveState announced a joint technology collaboration with FeedHenry. FeedHenry’s cloud-based mobile application platform simplifies the development, integration, deployment. and management of secure mobile apps for business. And that innovative mobile technology is now integrated with Stackato, providing a unified mobility solution for enterprises and developers looking to host mobile applications within a private cloud.

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Platform-as-a-Service vs. Configuration Management

By Dan Razzell, June 7, 2012

[Dan Razzell has just joined ActiveState and already we've coerced him into blogging. The following analysis of configuraiton management tools vs. Platform-as-a-Service was written in the context of a lively (and ongoing) discussion sparked by the recent online debate between David Cramer and Randall Degges on the merits and weaknesses of both approaches. --TT]

How to get your Enterprise to run like a Start-Up (without compromising your Data Security)

By Diane Mueller, June 6, 2012
Private Cloud for Enterprise

For some developers, cloud computing can serve as a gateway drug for developing “shadow” IT projects. This isn’t new: Developers were going rogue long before easy access to computing resources via the cloud. The cloud has just made the potential of corporate risk exposure exponentially greater.

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Cloudy in Colorado: A GlueCon 2012 Wrap-Up

By Diane Mueller, May 30, 2012

Picture this: A crowd of 450 developers pack a ballroom at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, Colorado. The lights dim, the drum rolls, and video plays out a techno-beat as Eric Norlin (@gluecon), conference chair, organizer, and cat-herder extraordinaire kicks off the third annual Glue Conference. Immediately, the crowds start tweeting out #gluecon 144-character quotes and quips. For the next two days, presentations continue non-stop—No breaks between sessions lest a minute be wasted.

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Deploying Private PaaS on CloudStack with Stackato

By Diane Mueller, May 24, 2012

Deploying and configuring private Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) on CloudStack with Stackato is almost as easy as downloading a Stackato micro cloud virtual machine (VM) to your desktop.

After my previous blog post in which I stepped thru deploying Stackato onto Amazon's EC2 -- an almost turn-key deployment, as there is a Stackato Private Image in the EC2 Catalog -- I wanted to see what the analogous proc

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ownCloud in the App Store: How to Stackato-ize a PHP cloud app

By Troy Topnik, May 18, 2012
ownCloud on Stackato

Don't get me wrong, I love Dropbox. They offer free storage, handy cross-platform sync clients, give out nice t-shirts at conferences, and have delivered a much needed service with a great user experience.

But a little while ago a friend of mine posted a plea to her Facebook feed which went something like this:

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Iron Foundry and Stackato for .NET apps

By Jeff Hobbs, May 15, 2012
Stackato 1.2 and Iron Foundry

We get asked occasionally about Stackato support for .NET. It's clearly an important enterprise application platform today, but there are some technical challenges to supporting it on a Linux-based PaaS system.

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