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Webcast: Application Portability in the Cloud - PaaS Delivers Holy Grail

By Sheila Louis, January 9, 2012

New webcast from ActiveState: Cloud PortabilityJoin us for this great upcoming webcast about cloud portability! Space is limited. Reserve your seat now.

Cloud Application Portability: The Holy Grail of Cloud Computing

By Diane Mueller, December 20, 2011

Portable application deployment to any cloud hosting provider is the Holy Grail of cloud computing.

Category: stackato

Running Bugzilla in the Cloud

By Jan Dubois, December 14, 2011
Bugzilla Logo by Dave Shea

Bugzilla is the most popular open source bug tracker, and the one we use at ActiveState for both public and private issue tracking.

Category: stackato

Application Portablity in the Cloud: Standards & OASIS

By Diane Mueller, December 6, 2011

OASIS

The ability to migrate applications from one cloud to another and  give customers a way to avoid being locked in to a single cloud provider is key to a healthy cloud eco-system. 

Category: announcements, stackato

Security in the cloud with Stackato and LXC

By Daniil Kulchenko, November 17, 2011
Stackato and LXC

Stackato, our private PaaS platform, makes heavy use of LXC (Linux Containers) to provide a secure, isolated environment for your apps in the cloud.

Category: stackato

CloudCamp Vancouver Round-up!

By Diane Mueller, November 16, 2011
CloudCamp Vancouver

I was very honored to be invited to present a lighting talk at this week's CloudCamp Vancouver. CloudCamp's unconference phenomena landed in Vancouver this week at the Vancouver Convention Centre as part of the Microsoft's Tech Days Roadshow who sponsored the room and the coffee.

Category: events

Virtualization in the EC2 cloud using LXC

By Daniil Kulchenko, October 27, 2011

EC2 is already a (para)virtualized environment, which means it’s nearly impossible to run your own virtualization (KVM/VirtualBox/qemu) from inside that environment. However, Linux recently introduced a new system into the kernel, called cgroups, which provides a way to isolate process groups from each other in the kernel.

Tags: Cloud, ec2, lxc, PaaS, stackato
Category: open source, stackato

NCM looks to Stackato PaaS for Operations, Scalability

By Angie Hirata, October 19, 2011

NCM works with PaaS StackatoAt the German Perl Workshop this week in Frankfurt, Denis Banovic of NCM is presenting his real-life experience with Perl in the Cloud. The focus of his talk is going to be about Stackato as a Perl PaaS, how he tested it, including a demonstration.

Category: perl, perl, stackato

Why a Private PaaS: from a Custom Software Firm's Perspective

By Angie Hirata, October 14, 2011

PaaS deploy in 10 minJust because something is "in the cloud" doesn’t mean development and deployment to the cloud is effortless.

Tags: Cloud, PaaS, stackato
Category: stackato

Infrastructure-Agnostic PaaS: Why we Joined OpenStack and OVA

By Angie Hirata, October 13, 2011

cloud infrastructureWhile Stackato is still in beta, we've been having conversations with many companies that are testing Stackato as a private PaaS platform. Whether large companies or private cloud operators, they seem to fall into two categories when it comes to how they view the underlying infrastructure of their private cloud.

1. Some are 100% VMware, and run their private cloud on vSphere, vCenter, vCloud Director - the VMware cloud infrastructure stack.

Category: open source, stackato
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