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Appsecute: Managing Stackato on Multiple Clouds

By Diane Mueller, July 30, 2012

Appsecute and Stackato It’s a multi-cloud world out there, and it can be very painful to manage multiple Platform as a Service (PaaS) clusters some days. Let me explain my pain, and see if your organization can relate.

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You've got mail! Using SendGrid with Stackato

By Diane Mueller, July 26, 2012

Stackato and SendGrid With Stackato, developers can easily code, test, and launch an application to any cloud. Some of those applications may need to send email, and we've been advising our users to connect their applications to their own SMTP gateway servers to do this.

But there's a cloudier, "as-a-Service" way to do this.

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Adding Gravatars to the Stackato Web Console

By Tara Gibbs, July 24, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, we demo'd a preview of the Stackato 2.0 release to James Governor of RedMonk. He mentioned that it would be fun to add Gravatars to the Stackato Web Console. We agreed, and I was given the task of adding it into the console.

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Video: Brent Demonstrates Gravatars, Cluster Management, and more in Stackato 2.0!

By Brent Smithurst, July 16, 2012

Stackato 2.0 Overview

An Overview Of The Exciting New Features In Stackato 2.0.

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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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