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A Technical Look At Stackato v3.0-beta

By Phil Whelan, November 14, 2013

Last week, ActiveState released a beta version of the much anticipated Stackato v3.0. This release is a preview of what is to come later this year from the leading Enterprise Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution, Stackato by ActiveState.

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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.

Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board Kicks Off (with participation from ActiveState, IBM, Intel, Pivotal, and others)

By Jeff Hobbs, October 30, 2013

Community Advisory BoardHistory was made in the Cloud Foundry community this morning and ActiveState is proud to have been part of it. We’ve been looking forward to this ever since there were first whispers of a Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board (CAB).

John Arundel on PaaS

By Phil Whelan, September 4, 2013

John Arundel photoThis is part two of an interview we did with John Arundel of Bitfield Consulting. The first part was John Arundel on DevOps. In this second half of the interview, John talks to us about PaaS from his DevOps vantage point.

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

Elasticsearch for Stackato: How to create your own custom service

By Matthew Fisher, July 18, 2013
Elasticsearch on Stackato

Services are essential for cloud-enabled applications and therefore core to Stackato.

Tags: Cloud, databases, PaaS
Category: stackato

Wordpress Development Workflow using Stackato, HipHop, and Jenkins

By Troy Topnik, June 13, 2013

We recently came across an interesting project on Github called wordpress-development-flow.

Category: stackato

How to set up Stackato on OpenStack

By Ho Ming Li, June 10, 2013

This post presents a picto-guide with some commentary on how to get a Stackato PaaS up and running quickly and easily on OpenStack.

Stackato is delivered as a Virtual Appliance, meaning it is delivered as a ready-built VM image for you to import to your hypervisor and get going right away. You don't have to build the whole PaaS from scratch, and you don't need any specialized build tools.

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Protoduction: An agile workflow enabled by PaaS

By Troy Topnik, May 30, 2013

Here is a word I recently saw on the #stackato IRC channel: protoduction

It's not in any dictionary that I'm aware of, but it's generally construed to be "a prototype that ends up in production" or some sort of hacky solution that ends up being deployed in a hurry. The word was used in reference to a proof-of-concept system that had been opened up to developers and was now hosting production applications a little... ahead of schedule.

Category: stackato

A Small Simple App

By Phil Whelan, May 15, 2013

A Small Simple App

This is a fictional story, based in reality.

It sounds as if the idea I have will work. Feedback has been good, and I did not get slammed on Hacker News. There's a nice flow of people signing up on the landing page, so I think I should be able to get a few people kicking the tires as soon as I have something live.

Category: stackato
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