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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2014 January

By Phil Whelan, January 29, 2014

Earlier today the Cloud Foundry Advisory Board met to discuss the Cloud Foundry project. Attendees, in no particular order, were present from IBM, Altoros, Pivotal, ActiveState, CenturyLink/Tier3, Intel, Ubuntu, Cloud Credo, Stark & Wayne, NTT and Piston.

What follows is overview of the meeting, information that was shared and decisions that were made.

Category: stackato

Cloud Foundry Orgs and Spaces in Stackato 3.0

By Troy Topnik, January 20, 2014
Orgs and Spaces

An "organization" can be a number of things. In the corporate world it can mean a company, an association, a subsidiary, a deparment, a team, or really any functional grouping of people. A multi-national corporation will have a very different notion of how to group its employees than a ten-person startup. We want Stackato to work for as many of these groupings as possible.

Category: stackato

PaaS: Service Orchestration Vs Container Orchestration

By Phil Whelan, January 16, 2014

In Krishnan Subramanian's post "PaaS Is Dead. Long Live PaaS", he makes a distinction between the old and new worlds of PaaS, citing two distinct "flavors of PaaS". The first being service orchestration and second being container orchestration.

Category: stackato

Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board Kicks Off (with participation from ActiveState, IBM, Intel, Pivotal, and others)

By Jeff Hobbs, October 30, 2013

Community Advisory BoardHistory was made in the Cloud Foundry community this morning and ActiveState is proud to have been part of it. We’ve been looking forward to this ever since there were first whispers of a Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board (CAB).

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.

Category: stackato

Stackato, Vendor Lock-In, and Cloud Foundry Core Compatibility

By Brent Smithurst, November 15, 2012

Cloud Core

Since Stackato's GA (general availability) release in February, many of our customers and prospective customers have expressed their concern about vendor lock-in: They don't want to write applications that are specific to a single vendor's cloud infrastructure.

Category: announcements, stackato

Install a Stackato Micro Cloud in One Command

By Ingy döt Net, March 23, 2012
curl get.stackato.com/microcloud | bash

That's it. One small command line. Less than 40 characters. Half a line, if you will. :)

If you want to install, configure and start up the newly released Stackato 1.0 PaaS offering, on your own laptop, for free... just run the command above in a terminal. If you still have a few questions like:

  • What's Stackato?
  • Who is ActiveState?
  • What is PaaS?
  • Why do I care?

then Read On™!

Category: stackato

Stackato: A Great Leap Forward for ActiveState and the Cloud Foundry Platform

By Diane Mueller, March 8, 2012

At ActiveState, we have always worked to make a difference, whether we’re making it easier for developers to code, or enabling IT/DevOps to manage applications in the cloud. We have always been and will always be big believers in open source technology.

Category: stackato

Latest ActiveState Stackato Release Extends PaaS support to OpenStack Ecosystem

By Diane Mueller, January 19, 2012

Stackato adds support for OpenStack, XenServer, KVM and More

The ever-expanding OpenStack ecosystem now has an enterprise-ready PaaS. Stackato, built on Cloud Foundry and hardened for the enterprise, now supports vSphere, Amazon/AMI, HP Cloud Services, OpenStack, Citrix XenServer, and KVM infrastructure models.

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