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Komodo 7 Beta is Ready!

By Troy Topnik, October 28, 2011
Komodo 7 Beta

Komodo 7 Beta 1 is now available, with Edit builds as well as IDE. If you didn't get a chance to look at the Alpha, download the Beta now, give it a try, and let us know what you think. We'd love to get your feedback!

Here are some of the new features that we've put into it:

Category: komodo, stackato

Virtualization in the EC2 cloud using LXC

By Daniil Kulchenko, October 27, 2011

EC2 is already a (para)virtualized environment, which means it’s nearly impossible to run your own virtualization (KVM/VirtualBox/qemu) from inside that environment. However, Linux recently introduced a new system into the kernel, called cgroups, which provides a way to isolate process groups from each other in the kernel.

Tags: Cloud, ec2, lxc, PaaS, stackato
Category: open source, stackato

New Relic App Monitoring in Stackato

By Troy Topnik, October 26, 2011
New Relic Monitoring on Stackato

As Diane Mueller mentioned in a post back in August, we've partnered with New Relic to provide application-level monitoring of apps running on Stackato.

Category: stackato

Clojure on Stackato

By Sridhar Ratnakumar, October 21, 2011
Clojure on Stackato

Stackato, like Cloud Foundry, strives to get out of your way as much as possible when deploying web applications. We recently added support for Clojure through leiningen, the de-facto tool to setup and work with Clojure projects.

Tags: clojure, stackato
Category: stackato

NCM looks to Stackato PaaS for Operations, Scalability

By Angie Hirata, October 19, 2011

NCM works with PaaS StackatoAt the German Perl Workshop this week in Frankfurt, Denis Banovic of NCM is presenting his real-life experience with Perl in the Cloud. The focus of his talk is going to be about Stackato as a Perl PaaS, how he tested it, including a demonstration.

Category: perl, perl, stackato

Stackato and Cloud Foundry: Comparing PaaS Solutions

By Troy Topnik, October 18, 2011
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We love Cloud Foundry. It's the right architecture for a cloud application platform. Without this open source project to build on we wouldn't have Stackato in it's current form. We're excited to be a part of this growing community, and proud to have been chosen as a community partner.

Category: stackato

Why a Private PaaS: from a Custom Software Firm's Perspective

By Angie Hirata, October 14, 2011

PaaS deploy in 10 minJust because something is "in the cloud" doesn’t mean development and deployment to the cloud is effortless.

Tags: Cloud, PaaS, stackato
Category: stackato

Infrastructure-Agnostic PaaS: Why we Joined OpenStack and OVA

By Angie Hirata, October 13, 2011

cloud infrastructureWhile Stackato is still in beta, we've been having conversations with many companies that are testing Stackato as a private PaaS platform. Whether large companies or private cloud operators, they seem to fall into two categories when it comes to how they view the underlying infrastructure of their private cloud.

1. Some are 100% VMware, and run their private cloud on vSphere, vCenter, vCloud Director - the VMware cloud infrastructure stack.

Category: open source, stackato

What Do You Know About Private PaaS: September Quick Poll Results

By Michael Kanasoot, October 6, 2011

Private PaaS Poll Results

In our September newsletter, we asked a few short questions to find out what our readers knew about PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and whether they plan to implement it in their companies.

Participants were entered in a random draw to win a Komodo IDE license. Our lucky winner was Jeff Orr - Congratulations, Jeff!

Category: stackato

We've joined the OpenStack Ecosystem

By Bart Copeland, October 6, 2011

OpenStackAt the OpenStack conference this week in Boston, RackSpace announced the new OpenStack Foundation. This move to a more collaborative governance model shows the strength of this community and is one of the reasons we just joined the OpenStack project!

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