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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 5, 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

The Stackato Client Goes Open Source

By Brent Smithurst, August 27, 2012

Stackato Micro Cloud License

I've been elected to share some great news with you today: The Stackato Client (CLI) is now open source under the Apache License, Version 2.0!

Category: open source, stackato, tcl

Video: Hybrid cloud Stackato deployments using jclouds & Brooklyn

By Diane Mueller, June 26, 2012

Hybrid cloud Stackato with brooklyn and jclouds

Cloudsoft CTO Alex Heneveld shows how to deploy Stackato in a Hybrid Cloud configuration.

Category: stackato

Stackato: A Great Leap Forward for ActiveState and the Cloud Foundry Platform

By Diane Mueller, March 8, 2012

At ActiveState, we have always worked to make a difference, whether we’re making it easier for developers to code, or enabling IT/DevOps to manage applications in the cloud. We have always been and will always be big believers in open source technology.

Category: stackato

What do homebuilders have in common with developers?

By Angie Hirata, August 3, 2011

When we speak to ISVs, aerospace/defense contractors, or hardware manufacturers that have software interfaces - many of them like to use languages like Perl, Python, or Tcl to build or provide some functionality in their applications. However, some also ask "why should I use ActivePerl/Python/Tcl if open source options are free?"

Category: perl, perl, python, tcl

Top 3 Open Source Databases: ActiveState Survey Results

By Diane Mueller, September 8, 2010

Along with our recent ActiveState release of key Python database connector modules, ActiveState surveyed our developer community about what Open Source database they were using in production environments, what platforms they were deploying their databases on, what size their production databases actually were and if any of them were putting their production database onto clouds.

Here are the Survey results:

(1) What open source software databases do you currently use in your production environment(s)?

Category: announcements

Five More Pictures of OSCON

By Diane Mueller, July 28, 2010

Armed with only my iphone, my free speaker's pass and with my own presentation slidedeck nearly completed, I headed south from ActiveState's Vancouver, BC headquarters to the masses at OSCON2010.  As this was my first OSCON adventure, I was looking forward seeing the luminaries that Tim O'Reilly's able team had assembled for this OS developer community tribal gathering.

Category: events
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