Posts about Cloud

We've joined the OpenStack Ecosystem

By Bart Copeland, October 6, 2011

OpenStackAt the OpenStack conference this week in Boston, RackSpace announced the new OpenStack Foundation. This move to a more collaborative governance model shows the strength of this community and is one of the reasons we just joined the OpenStack project!

One... Two... THREE Great Cloud Webinars Coming Up!

By Sheila Louis, September 29, 2011

Enterprise Cloud Webinars: Private PaaS, Stackato

Join us for one—or all—of these great upcoming cloud-related webinars, and get more intimate with the cloud:

Category: events, stackato

August Poll Results: Uncertain About the Patriot Act? You're Not Alone

By Michael Kanasoot, September 15, 2011

In our August newsletter, we offered readers the chance to win a Komodo IDE license simply by answering two quick poll questions. Our lucky winner was Robert Caldwell - Congrats, Robert!

If you missed your chance last month, you can participate in the September quick poll for another chance to score a Komodo IDE license. Simply subscribe to our newsletter!

Here are the results from last month's poll:

What is the USA Patriot Act?

Why a Private PaaS?

By Bart Copeland, September 14, 2011

When you hear of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) what typically comes to mind are names like Heroku, EngineYard, OpenShift, and These public PaaS providers feature a wide range of the core components of an application environment in the cloud, so that developers can focus on coding. And most IT issues related to configuring, deploying and scaling are off-loaded, allowing companies to avoid capital expenditures and application run-time issues.

What's a Private PaaS?

Category: stackato

Monitor cloud applications with New Relic: now bundled, free with Stackato

By Diane Mueller, August 29, 2011
New Relic Stackato PaaS app monitoringWe are excited about our partnership with New Relic which enables us to bundle New Relic Standard Edition free of charge for all Stackato users. So you now have access to the application level performance management tools to monitor end-user experiences and performance in real-time, proactively diagnose performance bottlenecks at the code level, and ensure the successful deployment of applications.

Stackato Sample Application Kindle Contest: We Have a Winner - Rubric!

By Diane Mueller, August 26, 2011

We received a number of cool sample apps in this month's Sample app contest - and many thanks for all your submissions and the feedback on Stackato! The Kindle prize goes to Ricardo Signes for Rubric - a personal bookmark manager, somewhat similar to

Tags: Cloud, PaaS, perl, stackato
Category: perl, perl, stackato

Cloud Foundry Names ActiveState its Community Lead for Python with Stackato

By Sheila Louis, August 25, 2011

ActiveState named Cloud Foundry Community Lead for PythonWe are both excited and honored to announce that our newest offering, Stackato, has been a catalyst in ActiveState being selected as Cloud Foundry's Community Lead for Python! The Community Lead Program extends Cloud Foundry's language support with trusted ecosystem partners like ActiveState.

Why we chose Cloud Foundry

Ingy's Back! Plus YAPC::EU 2011 Highlights

By Ingy döt Net, August 24, 2011

YAPC::EU ActiveState SponsorI had the absolute pleasure of attending YAPC::Europe in Riga, Latvia last week.

O HAI, BTW! I'm Ingy döt Net, ActiveState's latest recruit for the Stackato project. I also am a long time Perl hacker (this was my 15th or so YAPC; I lost count) and former ActiveState employee from 2000-2001. I'm glad to be back at ActiveState, but where were we. Oh right, YAPC...

We're Giving Away a Kindle! Enter our Stackato Sample App Contest to Win

By Diane Mueller, August 3, 2011

Win yourself an Amazon Kindle and major bragging rights!

Whitepaper: Perl and Python in the Cloud

By Troy Topnik, July 29, 2011
Perl and Python in the Cloud

We have a new whitepaper for download: "Leverage the Cloud for your Python & Perl Applications".

Category: stackato
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