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You've got mail! Using SendGrid with Stackato

By Diane Mueller, July 26, 2012

Stackato and SendGrid With Stackato, developers can easily code, test, and launch an application to any cloud. Some of those applications may need to send email, and we've been advising our users to connect their applications to their own SMTP gateway servers to do this.

But there's a cloudier, "as-a-Service" way to do this.

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How to Deploy .NET Apps to Stackato 2.0

By Diane Mueller, July 9, 2012

Stackato 2.0 now has integrated .NET support via the Iron Foundry.NET project. Iron Foundry is an open source project that extends .NET to any Cloud Foundry-based Platform as Service (PaaS). By integrating Iron Foundry with Stackato, we can now make Windows DEAs available on any Stackato cluster with the ability to run the full spectrum of .NET Web Applications, SQL Server, and more.

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How to get your Enterprise to run like a Start-Up (without compromising your Data Security)

By Diane Mueller, June 6, 2012
Private Cloud for Enterprise

For some developers, cloud computing can serve as a gateway drug for developing “shadow” IT projects. This isn’t new: Developers were going rogue long before easy access to computing resources via the cloud. The cloud has just made the potential of corporate risk exposure exponentially greater.

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Deploying Private PaaS on CloudStack with Stackato

By Diane Mueller, May 24, 2012

Deploying and configuring private Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) on CloudStack with Stackato is almost as easy as downloading a Stackato micro cloud virtual machine (VM) to your desktop.

After my previous blog post in which I stepped thru deploying Stackato onto Amazon's EC2 -- an almost turn-key deployment, as there is a Stackato Private Image in the EC2 Catalog -- I wanted to see what the analogous proc

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ownCloud in the App Store: How to Stackato-ize a PHP cloud app

By Troy Topnik, May 18, 2012
ownCloud on Stackato

Don't get me wrong, I love Dropbox. They offer free storage, handy cross-platform sync clients, give out nice t-shirts at conferences, and have delivered a much needed service with a great user experience.

But a little while ago a friend of mine posted a plea to her Facebook feed which went something like this:

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Iron Foundry and Stackato for .NET apps

By Jeff Hobbs, May 15, 2012
Stackato 1.2 and Iron Foundry

We get asked occasionally about Stackato support for .NET. It's clearly an important enterprise application platform today, but there are some technical challenges to supporting it on a Linux-based PaaS system.

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ActiveState Partners with HP: Stackato 1.2 to run on HP Cloud Services

By Toph Whitmore, May 10, 2012

 

Release of new, more powerful Stackato Private PaaS Solution Coincides with HP Cloud Services Public Beta

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Can Private PaaS Save the Internet?

By Ingy döt Net, March 29, 2012

Decentralized Shiny Candy!

I've been using the Internet since the pre-browser times... circa the Gopher protocol. Admittedly, not the earliest of adopters, but still before at least one of my current coworkers was born. I've been active in writing and promoting Open Source since 2000.

Category: open source, stackato

Install a Stackato Micro Cloud in One Command

By Ingy döt Net, March 23, 2012
curl get.stackato.com/microcloud | bash

That's it. One small command line. Less than 40 characters. Half a line, if you will. :)

If you want to install, configure and start up the newly released Stackato 1.0 PaaS offering, on your own laptop, for free... just run the command above in a terminal. If you still have a few questions like:

  • What's Stackato?
  • Who is ActiveState?
  • What is PaaS?
  • Why do I care?

then Read On™!

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What’s New in Stackato 1.0

By Jeff Hobbs, February 29, 2012

Today's launch of Stackato—the application platform for creating a private PaaS—marks a milestone for ActiveState. Though it's an important day for the company, it's a far more important day for developers and enterprises looking to move to the cloud.

Stackato launches with a suite of innovative features, including a web-based management console, new app store, persistent file-system service, and New Relic performance-monitoring technology. Here's a closer look at a few of the things that make Stackato 1.0 great…

Category: announcements, stackato
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