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Cloud Foundry Foundation One Step Closer to Reality

By Brent Smithurst, October 24, 2014

Today is another exciting day in the Cloud Foundry community, with the Cloud Foundry Foundation taking a giant step toward becoming official: its draft governing documents and bylaws have been posted for public review.

Category: announcements

Report from OSCON: Open Source and the Enterprise

By Bernard Golden, August 5, 2014

CAB Meeting June 2014 Recently, for the first time in several years, I had the opportunity to attend OSCON -- and found it very familiar yet also significantly changed, in ways that carry strong implications for the future of IT in the enterprise.

Category: open source

Two Factors to Docker's Success

By Ho Ming Li, June 17, 2014

Dockercon 2014 I recently attended DockerCon 2014, the first Docker conference hosted by Docker Inc. The atmosphere was vibrant with lots of contributors and partners in the community actively participating. This conference had it all -- filled with exciting demonstrations, significant announcements, educational sessions, and lots of meaningful discussions around containerization technologies. Thanks for having us.

Category: stackato

Stackato and Lessons Learned with Cloud Foundry

By Jeff Hobbs, June 13, 2014

Here are the slides from my Cloud Foundry Summit 2014 presentation: Stackato and the Lessons Learned with Cloud Foundry. Below are some of the topics I discussed:

Category: stackato

Developers: The New Kingmakers

By Bernard Golden, May 21, 2014

Developers: The New Kingmakers I just read through “The New Kingmakers,” a thought-provoking book by Stephen O'Grady of the small, but influential, analyst firm Redmonk. The thesis of the book is straightforward: technology changes have moved developers, previously of little importance within the world of IT, to a central direction-setting role within companies.

O'Grady attributes this change to four factors:

Category: stackato

PaaS: Buildpacks

By Phil Whelan, April 22, 2014

buildpackBuildpacks have become the way to standardize the setup of your stack in a PaaS. In some areas of PaaS, buildpacks may become displaced by Docker images and Dockerfiles, but for now they are the best and most portable option for PaaS and the majority of the PaaS ecosystem is standardizing on them.

Category: stackato

Bernard Golden on Joining ActiveState

By Bernard Golden, April 14, 2014

Bernard Golden Joins ActiveStateWhen I first began working with cloud computing, I had the same gobsmacked reaction as my initial encounter with open source software: “Now that this is available, who’s going to stick with the old way of doing things?”

Category: announcements, stackato

I, For One, Welcome Our New Cloud Foundry Overlords

By Brent Smithurst, February 25, 2014

You may have already heard yesterday's announcement that Cloud Foundry is establishing its own independent governing foundation.

Why Would ActiveState Join OpenStack's Project Solum?

By Brent Smithurst, November 4, 2013

Seastack SolumUnless you're deeply embedded in the PaaS, OpenStack, or cloud computing industries (e.g. a vendor), you probably haven't heard of Project Solum yet.

Open Sourced: IRC Customer Support Modules for madcow

By Tara Gibbs, May 23, 2013

Last month, we had a hackathon here at ActiveState. I spent some time creating a collection of modules for Chris Jones' madcow IRC bot that would be useful to our dev and support team members.

You see, we've got this IRC channel on freenode: #stackato

Category: open source, stackato
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