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YouTube Video: Lessons Learned at ActiveState building for the Cloud

By Diane Mueller, July 22, 2011

Just because it's in the cloud, doesn't mean development and deployment is effortless and many of us have stumbled. The cloud presents infrastructure and development challenges in a new way. Here at ActiveState, we've been leveraging the cloud in a variety of our product offerings the most recent of which is Stackato - our cloud platform for creating a private PaaS.

What is Stackato? We'll show you.

By Troy Topnik, July 5, 2011
Stackato Webcast and Demo

Downloading the Stackato micro-cloud VM and deploying a simple Django app takes a little less than 10 minutes. Subsequent application deployments take a fraction of that.

Category: stackato

ActiveState Acquires Perl Cloud Company Phenona

By Bart Copeland, June 14, 2011

ActiveState Acquires Phenona for Perl CloudWe're pleased to announce that we've acquired Phenona, a Perl PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) cloud company based in Seattle, WA.

Why we chose Cloud Foundry

By Jeff Hobbs, June 6, 2011
Stackato and Cloud Foundry

ActiveState was thrilled with the arrival of VMware’s Cloud Foundry platform.

Category: stackato

Stackato: A platform for Python and Perl in the Cloud

By Troy Topnik, May 5, 2011
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ActiveState is entering the cloud market.

Today we're announcing Stackato, a platform for Python and Perl applications on public and private clouds.

Category: announcements, stackato

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.

Category: python

Webinar: Python on the Cloud: Best Practices for Application Deployment on the Cloud

By Kendra Penrose, March 9, 2011

Python on the Cloud: Best Practices for Application Deployment on the Cloud

Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Time: 11 am PST/ 2 pm EST

Category: python

Free Test Drive of ActivePython Amazon Cloud!

By Diane Mueller, December 8, 2010

ActivePython AMITake advantage of Amazon's Free Usage Tier with our new 10G ActivePython Ubuntu AMI

Category: announcements, python

ActivePython Amazon EC2 AMI now available! Rapid Python On-Ramp to deploy and scale in the Cloud

By Diane Mueller, December 2, 2010

Want to test drive the latest Cloud Goodness that Amazon has to offer?

Check out ActiveState's  ActivePython Amazon EC2 AMI.  ActiveState gets you up and running on the Cloud in minutes with  a secure, tested, private Amazon Machine Image, fully loaded with powerful Open Source LAMP Stack of ActivePython, Ubuntu Linux, MySQL, Django, Apache, and everything you'll need to get up and running qu

Category: announcements, python

ActiveState Survey Results: Security biggest barrier to Cloud adoption

By Sheila Louis, August 5, 2010

July's ActiveState quick poll focused on Cloud adoption, and revealed that developers are still feeling a little 'insecure' about the cloud. Responses revealed that it would probably take both a corporate mandate and better security before most would deploy to the cloud.

What would it take to deploy your app to the cloud?

 

When asked what the barriers when deploying to public clouds, again respondents ranked security higher than all other issues.

Tags: Cloud, survey
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