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Cloud Foundry and the Application Cloud Revolution

By Bernard Golden, June 3, 2014

Cloud computing, in the form of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) has brought a real revolution to the use of computing infrastructure. In the past, resource provisioning commonly took multiple weeks or even months. IaaS, underpinned by the flexibility of virtualization, has reduced resource provisioning timeframes to hours – or even minutes.

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2014 May

By Phil Whelan, May 30, 2014

CAB Meeting May 2014

Chris Ferris of IBM started off today's Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board meeting reflecting on the recent OpenStack conference. "One of the things I observed is that it's definitely starting to trend towards discussions around containers, and Cloud Foundry and OpenStack seem to be like hand-in-glove in a lot of the conversations.".

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OpenStack and Cloud Foundry

By Phil Whelan, May 21, 2014

Last week I attended the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta, which was a great opportunity to further understand the relationship between Cloud Foundry and the OpenStack ecosystem.

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2014 April

By Samantha Singh, May 5, 2014
Cloud Foundry Advisory Board April 2014
Impact Update
 
Chris Ferris provided a brief update on the IBM Impact Conference.
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Docker + Stackato: The Perfect Workload Portability Solution

By Bernard Golden, May 1, 2014

DockerIf you work in technology, you’d have to have been under a rock to have not heard about Docker. In a nutshell, Docker provides a lightweight container for code that can be installed onto a Linux system, providing both an execution environment for applications and partitioning to securely segregate sets of application code from one another.

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User Provided Service Instances: Use Them!

By Troy Topnik, April 24, 2014
Horton finds a feature

There's a feature in Cloud Foundry v2 and Stackato 3 that a lot of people seem to miss. User-Provided Service Instances let you store service connection information and credentials using the same JSON-formatted environment variables that system-provided services create when you bind a service to an application.

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PaaS: Buildpacks

By Phil Whelan, April 22, 2014

buildpackBuildpacks have become the way to standardize the setup of your stack in a PaaS. In some areas of PaaS, buildpacks may become displaced by Docker images and Dockerfiles, but for now they are the best and most portable option for PaaS and the majority of the PaaS ecosystem is standardizing on them.

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Cloud Foundry: Node.js Service Brokers Open-Sourced

By Jamie Paton, April 16, 2014

Node.js Service BrokersWe're excited to have open sourced a Cloud Foundry Service Broker implementation in Node.js.

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Docker and Cloud Foundry

By Phil Whelan, April 8, 2014

Docker and Cloud Foundry In this post I will give an overview of where you might find Docker integration within the Cloud Foundry ecosystem. We will look at Decker, Stackato and Diego.

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2014 March

By Phil Whelan, March 27, 2014

CAB Meeting March 2014

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