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Microservices Revisited: An Interview with Adrian Cockcroft

By John Wetherill, April 7, 2015

Adrian CockroftA few months ago on a whim I attended a Cisco-hosted meetup that unbeknownst to me was to have a profound influence on my life. The meetup title was simply "Microservices" and the first speaker up was Adrian Cockcroft.

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Launching the Stackato Vision

By Bernard Golden, April 2, 2015

Stackato VisionI’m pleased to announce that today marks the launch of ActiveState’s Stackato Vision -- a 40 minute video that presents our view on the future of technology and how Stackato plays a key role in “Enabling the Future of Applications.”

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My First Few Months as a Cloud Foundry Foundation Board Member

By Bart Copeland, March 31, 2015

Cloud FoundryI'm very excited to have recently joined the board of the Cloud Foundry Foundation and my first few months as a board member have been insightful. I've been impressed with the members and their drive to grow the Cloud Foundry ecosystem.

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Stackato Partner Spotlight - HighOps

By Navrup Johal, March 18, 2015

Welcome to our new Partner Spotlight Series! We want to take this opportunity to highlight the great work that our partners do and hopefully introduce you to some cutting edge and innovative companies.

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Why I Love Being a Developer

By Kathy Thomas, March 17, 2015

DeveloperAs apps take over every aspect of our lives, the demand for developers is outstripping supply. So I thought this was a good time to impart some wisdom to future developers and those who may be leaning in this direction as a career. I asked some of the developers at ActiveState why they love being a developer, what they like about working with cloud-enabling technologies and the best career advice they have received.

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2015 March

By Brent Smithurst, March 13, 2015

CAB Meeting March 2015

Dr. Max kicked off this month's Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board (CAB) Meeting by stating that Chip Childers (Cloud Foundry Foundation Technology Chief of Staff) and Sam Ramji (Cloud Foundry Foundation CEO) wanted to make some opening statements.

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Exploring the Stackato Base Image

By Troy Topnik, March 11, 2015
The Null Buildpack & App

Stackato deploys apps into Docker containers that are all created from the same base image. Buildpacks applied during staging modify these containers to support whichever kind of application you're deploying. But what's in them? How basic is this base image?

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Understanding the New Economics of Cloud Computing

By Michael Kanasoot, March 9, 2015

Fireside Chat RecapCloud computing is changing the way we look at IT costs, according to industry experts on a recent Cloud Luminary Fireside Chat panel discussion.

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Loggregator: The Voice Of Cloud Foundry

By Phil Whelan, March 5, 2015

The Voice Of Cloud Foundry

Last week I met with Alex Jackson from Pivotal who is one of the creators of the Loggregator logging system of Cloud Foundry. We discussed the past, present and future of this critical component of the PaaS open-source project.

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In the Cloud, Virtualization is an Implementation Detail

By John Wetherill, March 4, 2015

Virtualization is everywhere. Enormous and highly profitable companies have been built on nothing but virtualization. And nowhere has virtualization made more of an impact than in Cloud Computing, the rampant and unprecedented adoption of which has been the direct result of the wide availability of virtualization software and techniques that enabled it. But does the cloud actually require virtualization?

I think not.

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