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The True Cost of Open Source Technology: More than a Pretty Penny

By Navrup Johal, January 8, 2013

One of the deep-rooted myths behind the use of open source technologies to build a Platform as a Service (PaaS) is that it is a more cost-effective choice compared to purchasing commercial software. Contrary to popular belief, free software is not a free ride, and there are costs to consider. Now is the time to debunk the myth and help managers make the right decision for their business.

The Twelve Developers of Christmas: Phil Whelan, Nest Watcher

By Isabelle Groc, December 31, 2012

This month, we celebrate twelve Stackato ActiveState developers who share thoughts about the product, little known facts about them, and what they want for Christmas.

The Twelve Developers of Christmas: Steven Hsu, Technology Virtuoso

By Isabelle Groc, December 28, 2012

This month, we celebrate twelve Stackato ActiveState developers who share thoughts about the product, little known facts about them, and what they want for Christmas.

What I Really Didn't Want for Christmas: Another AWS Outage

By Diane Mueller, December 27, 2012

Oh holiday joy! While most of you were tucked away with visions of sugarplums in your head, others were scrambling to restore sites, services and back-ends that were left hanging on AWS due to an outage. Some of you may have read my blog post on developing & deploying a geolocation node.js mobile app using FeedHenry and Stackato, which I chose to deploy on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

TV Interview with Bart Copeland

By Navrup Johal, December 24, 2012


Check out ActiveState CEO, Bart Copeland, in this TV interview with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan at Cloud Expo Santa Clara 2012.

"It's all about Stackato, our enterprise private PaaS solution. It's all about making it really easy for enterprises to deploy and manage their own Platform as a Service."

Click here to see the whole interview!

Stackato 2.6.7 Released (with new features!)

By Brent Smithurst, December 20, 2012

Stackato 2.6 Hot on the heels of Stackato 2.6.6, we're excited to make Stackato 2.6.7 available today. As usual, the forum announcement and release notes have the change list.

Enterprise Java and Stackato

By John Wetherill, December 20, 2012

EnterpriseTwitter recently and publicly announced that by swapping out Ruby for Java and JVM-based Scala, they were able to survive the US election.

NoOps versus NoDevs: Keeping the Neighbors Happy with PaaS

By Kevin "kj" Woolley, December 12, 2012

Developers (Devs) and Operations (Ops) rarely get along in an organization. While developers focus on self-service, rapid deployment, framework, and package flexibility, operations staff members are more interested in a consistent and reliable infrastructure, control over resource allocation, and relief from multiple deployment requests. Staff working on both sides often get frustrated, and tend to ignore each other. Developers want “NoOps,” and operations want “NoDevs.” However both Devs and Ops work for the same organization.

Notes from Germany: HP Discover brightens Frankfurt’s skies

By Bart Copeland, December 7, 2012

It was cold, windy, snowy, and rainy in Frankfurt, Germany this week, but it was a warm, comfortable, and energizing tech environment at the Messe Frankfurt where I attended the HP Discover 2012 Conference. This year’s event was a big draw. The world-class conference centre became an incredibly lively place, a HP hub for HP customers and partners, with over 9,500 attendees, seven keynote presentations, and 360 breakout sessions. I felt invigorated the entire time I was there.

Tags: HP
Category: events, stackato

They Chose Stackato

By Bart Copeland, December 6, 2012

PoweredBy This week, ActiveState was in Frankfurt, Germany to attend the HP Discover 2012 conference.

Tags: HP, OEM, PaaS, stackato
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