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Best Practices: Running Drupal on Stackato

By Tara Gibbs, August 13, 2013
Drupal on Stackato

We've had Drupal available in Stackato's App Store for a long time now. That deployment of the app is great for demos, or to get up and running quickly with a CMS, but a more in-depth Drupal workflow involves working with customized sources, doing local testing and debugging, and maintaining plugins in the local source tree.

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Joining the Stackato Team

By Mark Cox, August 7, 2013

Cloud Welcome MatThis post is by Mark Cox, the new Stackato Technical Lead. He came to ActiveState from Appsecute and currently resides in Christchurch, New Zealand.

It's been almost 2 months since ActiveState acquired Appsecute and it's been an exciting and interesting time for us.

John Arundel on DevOps

By Phil Whelan, August 2, 2013

John Arundel photoA few months ago, in my post The Elusiveness of DevOps, I asked John Arundel of Bitfield Consulting what his definition of "DevOps" was. Now, we dig a little deeper in this interview in which John discusses DevOps.

What is your history with DevOps?

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DevOps at the Gate: An Interview with EA's Senior Director of Operations, Allison Miller

By Navrup Johal, July 25, 2013

When it comes to managing risk, Allison Miller is tasked with an awesome (in more ways than one) responsibility: Her very important job is to protect Electronic Arts’ invaluable digital platform from online attack. (No pressure.)

Thoughts on Pivotal, Cloud Foundry, IBM, and Stackato

By Jeff Hobbs, July 24, 2013

Cloud Welcome MatWelcome, IBM, to the Cloud Foundry ecosystem! ActiveState has been a proud member since 2011.

How to Deploy Cloud Foundry v2 to AWS via Vagrant

By Phil Whelan, July 23, 2013
Stackato 2.10.6 Stackato is built on top Cloud Foundry (plus other open source packages), so we're excited about Cloud Foundry v2 and are watching it closely as it evolves. In this post I'm going to quickly run through how I got up and running with Cloud Foundry v2. These notes are based on my colleague's instructions, who is in the process of giving Cloud Foundry v2's tires a good kicking.

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Elasticsearch for Stackato: How to create your own custom service

By Matthew Fisher, July 18, 2013
Elasticsearch on Stackato

Services are essential for cloud-enabled applications and therefore core to Stackato.

Tags: Cloud, databases, PaaS
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Cloud Foundry and Stackato in Japan

By Phil Whelan, July 15, 2013
Stackato Japan Whirlwind Trip Around Japan

In a recent whirlwind trip to Japan, I met with Cloud Foundry users in Tokyo and Osaka. There is deep investment in Cloud Foundry in Japan. For example, NTT Communications providing a Cloud Foundry-based PaaS through its "Cloud N" service.

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Server Sent Events with Aura and Node.js

By Jamie Paton, July 10, 2013
SSE with Aura.js

Recently, I uncovered a relatively fresh and unique HTML5 feature: Server Sent Events (SSE). Here are the main design characteristics:

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PHP Frameworks that Just Work

By Troy Topnik, July 8, 2013
PHP Apps in Stackato

It's great when you deploy an app and it just works. I recently worked on a proposal for a Stackato prospect who asked about a number of PHP application frameworks (basically "Will the following PHP frameworks run on Stackato"). Though I couldn't think of any reason they wouldn't work, I thought it would be prudent to test them before marking them "supported".

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