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Want to Leapfrog AWS and Win the Cloud War? Move Up the Stack!

By Bart Copeland, May 26, 2015

Leapfrog AWS and win the Cloud WarThe cloud computing infrastructure and platform market is expected to be a $43 billion market by 2018 and account for 11% of enterprise IT spending.

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Disrupters Are Taking Your Customers Away

By Bart Copeland, April 29, 2015

Disrupters Third PlatformAmazon is an $89 billion disrupter. It's been challenging traditional retail with its e-commerce and IT with its Amazon Web Services (AWS); and growing significantly every year by constantly innovating. Amazon is just one example of a company finding what customers really want and giving it to them.

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Simplifying IT Service Integration with PaaS: An Interview with Service-Flow's Kai Virkki

By Michael Kanasoot, April 9, 2015
Service-Flow

Helsinki, Finland is known as a center of technological innovation. Home to mobile phone pioneer Nokia and birthplace of Linux, the northernmost major city in Europe is currently one of the most vibrant hubs of technology startups in the world.

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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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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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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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A Small Simple App

By Phil Whelan, May 15, 2013

A Small Simple App

This is a fictional story, based in reality.

It sounds as if the idea I have will work. Feedback has been good, and I did not get slammed on Hacker News. There's a nice flow of people signing up on the landing page, so I think I should be able to get a few people kicking the tires as soon as I have something live.

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PostgreSQL on the ActivePython AMI

By Troy Topnik, March 30, 2011
Postgres and the ActivePython AMI

The ActivePython AMI comes with a demonstration Django app that runs with the MySQL database engine by default. Since a lot of people prefer PostgreSQL, we thought we'd demonstrate how to install the software and change the configuration.

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