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Why Docker is Not Enough for Enterprise IT

By Bart Copeland, June 30, 2015

Docker is not enoughI want to start by saying that, at ActiveState, we absolutely love Docker. We think it's phenomenal technology that is really becoming the global currency of the cloud.

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Building Your Own Cloud With SUSE OpenStack and Stackato Cloud Foundry

By Navrup Johal, June 29, 2015

SUSEIn a recent online meetup "Overcoming the Challenges of Microservices with PaaS on OpenStack," John Wetherill from ActiveState, along with Frank Rego, Pete Chadwick and Cameron Seader from SUSE, showed how SUSE and Stackato, together, can help users obtain a quicker time to value for an OpenStack-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) deployment.

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Stackato on the Microsoft Azure Cloud

By Wyatt Mullin, June 24, 2015

Microsoft AzureThe growth of Azure has been outstanding--more than 90,000 new subscriptions every month. And the innovation is exponential with over 500 new features and services being added to the platform in the last 12 months. We're very excited to be part of this growth.

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2015 June

By Phil Whelan, June 12, 2015

CAB Meeting June 2015This week's CAB call started with a Foundation update from Chip Childers. Chip recapped on a successful Cloud Foundry Summit that happened last month and thanked everyone that came, spoke or sponsored the event. He said they are currently figuring out when the next one will be.

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Stackato Joins the Cisco Intercloud Marketplace

By Wyatt Mullin, June 10, 2015

Cisco Intercloud MarketplaceCloud marketplaces are an increasingly important way for cloud hosting providers and vendors to help their customers navigate the multitude of cloud services by making them available in a central location. While enterprise IT wants choice, they also want simplicity and marketplaces give them the best of both worlds.

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Microservices Revisited Part II: An Interview with Adrian Cockcroft

By John Wetherill, June 2, 2015

Microservices Tools This is the second part of the partial transcription of my discussion with Adrian Cockcroft, cloud luminary and previous Chief Architect at Netflix. In this installment we discuss tooling and PaaS, containerization, and private vs. public cloud.

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Want to Leapfrog AWS and Win the Cloud War? Move Up the Stack!

By Bart Copeland, May 26, 2015

Leapfrog AWS and win the Cloud WarThe cloud computing infrastructure and platform market is expected to be a $43 billion market by 2018 and account for 11% of enterprise IT spending.

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Unveiling Stackato Cloud Foundry on Murano OpenStack

By John Wetherill, May 19, 2015

Stackato listing in OpenStack App CatalogIf you've used Stackato you're probably familiar with the Stackato App Store, a handy repository of sample applications and app templates that can be installed into the Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) at the click of a button.

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Microservices Tips & Tricks

By Navrup Johal, May 7, 2015

Microservices Tips & TricksMicroservices based architectures are not new but are suddenly in the spotlight due to their powerful and sophisticated practices enabling streamlined application development and deployment. However, transitioning from a monolithic approach to a microservices-based architecture requires not only technical expertise, but organizational buy-in as well.

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Instant Cloud With Stackato Cloud Foundry and Mirantis OpenStack

By Navrup Johal, April 21, 2015

Stackato and Open StackatoUsing a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) based on Cloud Foundry and an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) based on OpenStack is fast becoming the de facto standard in cloud computing. Cloud Foundry has revolutionized the application development paradigm while OpenStack has transformed infrastructure management and operations.

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