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Wasted IT Resources

By Phil Whelan, April 28, 2014

Wasted IT Resources David Rubinstein's post "Industry Watch: Be resilient as you PaaS" makes a very good point about underutilized hardware in IT data-centers.

Category: stackato

DevOps: Self-Service

By Phil Whelan, February 17, 2014

Piggly Wiggly Have you ever strolled down the aisles of a grocery store, found the items you wanted, checked the prices, put them in your basket, then headed off to the checkout? Of course you have. This is what is known as "self-service". This is also a term that is becoming familiar to software developers. Providing self-service should be included in the mandate of modern IT Operations teams.

Category: stackato

Here’s Why Some Pundits are Wrong about PaaS

By Bart Copeland, November 28, 2013

HolophonorHere at ActiveState, we watched with bemusement over the past week or so as the viability of Platform as a Service (PaaS) was called into question by various writers and pundits.

Tags: IT, PaaS, stackato
Category: stackato

Mozilla's Brandon Burton talks DevOps at Agile 2013

By Phil Whelan, August 13, 2013

At the Agile conference in Nashville last week, I attended Brandon Burton's DevOps talk, "Enabling DevOps - the road to a better culture". This is a summary of that talk.

Who is Brandon Burton?

Category: stackato

Webcast: PaaS for Ops - Pitching Platform as a Service to Sysadmins

By Troy Topnik, August 7, 2012

Stackato for Sysadmins A couple of weeks ago, we had the pleasure of talking with James Governor of Redmonk, about Stackato. I mentioned the challenge we face in explaining the benefits of Private PaaS to sysadmins and IT managers.

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