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5 Evolving Docker Technologies

By Phil Whelan, November 13, 2014

5 Evolving Docker Technologies Since the announcement of Docker approximately 18 months ago there has been an explosion of new technology in this space. Although the list is becoming very long, here I will outline five evolving Docker-related technologies that are driving the direction that cloud technology is going.

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Cloud Luminaries: Andi Mann on Automation, DevOps and the Cloud

By David Spark, November 12, 2014

“Organizations that don’t have any automation should just start getting developers and operations together and working together,” said Andi Mann (@AndiMann), VP of Strategic Solutions in the Office of the CTO at CA Technologies.

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Stackato App Store: Then and Now

By Billy Tat, November 10, 2014

The Stackato App Store is an intuitive interface containing customizable links to popular apps for quick access deployments. It’s been a while (Q2 2012!) since we’ve last seen the Stackato App Store make an appearance on the ActiveState Blog.

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2014 October

By Phil Whelan, November 3, 2014

CAB Meeting September 2014

There seemed to be a big crowd on the Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board meeting this month. The main focus of this meeting was the Foundation, for which it was suggested attendees bring their questions. But first, the technical...

Vulnerabilities

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Cloud Training and Certification: The Enterprise Imperative

By Bernard Golden, October 28, 2014

As the noted writer and futurist William Gibson stated: “The future is already here — it's just not very evenly distributed.” And in no field is this more true than cloud computing. From its very start, cloud computing has been avidly adopted by startups, mavericks and rogues, drawn by its easy access, high scalability, and, critically, its pay-per-use model obviating the need for significant capital investment.

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Your Own Stackato Cluster on Amazon EC2

By Troy Topnik, October 22, 2014
Stackato Cluster on EC2

We've recently made the Stackato VM a publicly shared Community AMI in Amazon EC2. While updating the Stackato documentation for EC2 setup, I noticed that we didn't have a good step-by-step guide to setting up a "micro cluster" on AWS.

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Nine Rules for the New World of Applications

By Bernard Golden, October 15, 2014

Nine Rules for the New World of ApplicationsThrough the magic of cloud computing, infrastructure is no longer the long pole in the IT process. Organizations can now set up the infrastructure they require within minutes instead of weeks. However, removing this bottleneck has exposed another; application delivery is the next issue to be resolved.

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Getting Granular With Microservices, PaaS, Twelve Factor Apps and Docker

By Phil Whelan, October 9, 2014

This post is based on a talk given at Vancouver's iTech Conference.

The Fog

There's fog coming to the world of IT. Some people are calling this "The Cloud".

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Microservices and PaaS - Part IV

By John Wetherill, October 6, 2014

This is Part IV of the ever-expanding "Microservices and PaaS" blog series covering the rapidly evolving use of microservices in modern cloud software projects.

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2014 September

By Phil Whelan, September 29, 2014

CAB Meeting September 2014 This month's Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board (CF-CAB) meeting kicked off with a Pivotal's James Bayer introducing the new "smoke tests" project, which turned out to be more controversial than was expected. He asked Elisabeth Hendrickson from Pivotal to explain their role.

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