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.
Here is a word I recently saw on the #stackato IRC channel: protoduction
It's not in any dictionary that I'm aware of, but it's generally construed to be "a prototype that ends up in production" or some sort of hacky solution that ends up being deployed in a hurry. The word was used in reference to a proof-of-concept system that had been opened up to developers and was now hosting production applications a little... ahead of schedule.
There's a very handy but sometimes overlooked feature of the stackato client that we'd like to let you know more about. I often have to remind myself to point it out when I'm doing demos for people, as it's something that I've quickly come to take for granted.