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Ports on a PaaS: Running an IRC Bouncer on Stackato

By Billy Tat, January 20, 2015

ZNCIn case you missed it, ZNC is now available on the Stackato App Store along with the source code on Github. ZNC is a feature rich IRC bouncer written in C++. This sample application shows off Harbor, Stackato's port forwarding service.

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What Customers Want in 2015: Cloud Foundry, OpenStack, Docker and AWS

By Bart Copeland, January 15, 2015

I've always believed that tech companies only last in the market by listening to their customers. You can get carried away and add the coolest technology to your product, but if it doesn't provide real business value to the customer, it's useless. Based on discussions with our customers, their focus is on building a solid foundation.

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2015 January

By Phil Whelan, January 14, 2015

CAB Meeting January 2015

Services API - Service Audit Events

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Going Rogue with PaaS: Bringing Shadow IT into the Light

By John Wetherill, January 8, 2015

Going Rogue with PaaS: Bringing Shadow IT into the LightIn a recent blog I suggested that it's okay to install PaaS on a couple of PCs, and run them "under the desk" for cloud development. This immediately provoked a comment from a reader who said "You're not endorsing Shadow IT are you?"

Well in fact I am. By the end of this blog you will too.

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Cloud Luminaries: Dave Wagstaff on Using IoT to Drive More Revenue

By David Spark, January 7, 2015

"It’s not around the technology, it’s around what the technology enables you to do as far as new offerings," said Dave Wagstaff, VP & Chief Architect at Bsquare on what an IoT deployment can do for your business.

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Merry Microservices!

By Navrup Johal, December 23, 2014

This fall, ActiveState’s John Wetherill (@bcferrycoder) took on the monumental task of defining and explaining microservices in exquisite detail. His six-part blog series titled “Microservices and PaaS” covered everything from introducing microservices, to challenges, (best) practices, and finally an action plan to help you get

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Stackato 3.4.2 Released (with new features!)

By Brent Smithurst, December 18, 2014

I'm very excited to announce that ActiveState has officially released Stackato 3.4.2 and made it available for download.

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12 Cloud Computing Blogs You Should Have Read in 2014

By Kathy Thomas, December 17, 2014

Over the past year we've published some great posts on the ActiveState blog, all worth a read (if you haven't already).

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Microservices and PaaS - Part VI

By John Wetherill, December 16, 2014

This is the final installment of the six-part series Microservices and PaaS.

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Cloud Luminaries: David Tesar on Why Developers Need IT

By David Spark, December 11, 2014

David Tesar “The heart of what DevOps is about is having developers and operations work really close together and not have such contention between one another.

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