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What Still Confuses You About PaaS?

By David Spark, November 20, 2014

Most people have heard the term SaaS and know what it means. Fewer people have heard IaaS and know what that means. At the 2014 Cloud Expo in Santa Clara, California, far fewer people had heard PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and know what it means.

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Is Docker The Right Abstraction For PaaS?

By Phil Whelan, November 19, 2014

Is Docker The Right Abstraction For PaaS? Docker has been quickly adopted by nearly everyone and incorporated into everything from cloud technologies, to continuous integration and build systems, to solo developers working exclusively on their laptop. Heck, even Microsoft is getting in on this! It was born in PaaS (dotCloud) and this is the place where it makes a lot of sense.

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The Cloud Foundry Jenkins Plugin

By William Gautier, November 18, 2014

Jenkins Cloud Foundry PluginThere's a lot of interest in using Stackato in conjunction with continuous integration tools, and the most popular of those tools is Jenkins CI. Until now, the only ways to deploy your applications to Cloud Foundry or Stackato from a Jenkins build were to:

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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.

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Your Own Stackato Cluster on Amazon EC2

By Troy Topnik, October 22, 2014
Stackato Cluster on EC2

We've recently made the Stackato VM a publicly shared Community AMI in Amazon EC2. While updating the Stackato documentation for EC2 setup, I noticed that we didn't have a good step-by-step guide to setting up a "micro cluster" on AWS.

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Nine Rules for the New World of Applications

By Bernard Golden, October 14, 2014

Nine Rules for the New World of ApplicationsThrough the magic of cloud computing, infrastructure is no longer the long pole in the IT process. Organizations can now set up the infrastructure they require within minutes instead of weeks. However, removing this bottleneck has exposed another; application delivery is the next issue to be resolved.

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Getting Granular With Microservices, PaaS, Twelve Factor Apps and Docker

By Phil Whelan, October 9, 2014

This post is based on a talk given at Vancouver's iTech Conference.

The Fog

There's fog coming to the world of IT. Some people are calling this "The Cloud".

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2014 September

By Phil Whelan, September 29, 2014

CAB Meeting September 2014 This month's Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board (CF-CAB) meeting kicked off with a Pivotal's James Bayer introducing the new "smoke tests" project, which turned out to be more controversial than was expected. He asked Elisabeth Hendrickson from Pivotal to explain their role.

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Microservices Resources

By Phil Whelan, September 22, 2014

Today, I hosted a webinar with John Wetherill about Microservices and PaaS. (John has been writing a blog post series on Microservices.) We think it is a fascinating topic that goes hand-in-hand with PaaS (platform-as-a-service).

Here is a compilation of a few of the great resources we have found on the topic of Microservices.

 

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Microservices and PaaS - Part III

By John Wetherill, September 17, 2014

The other day I paid a king's ransom for a small upcoming ebook called “Building Microservices” by Sam Newman. Overall it's an interesting read, chock-full of information on microservices, how to adopt and use them, architecture details, and how they're evolving.

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