Posts about platform-as-a-service

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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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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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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Forget About PaaS. It's About Enabling Applications

By Bart Copeland, February 26, 2015

Its About Enabling ApplicationsIOver the last couple of years I have talked to numerous enterprise customers, analysts, industry pundits, and others interested in cloud technologies, and one thing is abundantly clear…Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) seems to mean different things to different people. But the term PaaS is irrelevant--it's just noise. What is relevant, and what is important, is what PaaS does: enable applications! That's what enterprises care about.

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Going Rogue with PaaS: Bringing Shadow IT into the Light

By John Wetherill, January 8, 2015

Going Rogue with PaaS: Bringing Shadow IT into the LightIn a recent blog I suggested that it's okay to install PaaS on a couple of PCs, and run them "under the desk" for cloud development. This immediately provoked a comment from a reader who said "You're not endorsing Shadow IT are you?"

Well in fact I am. By the end of this blog you will too.

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Microservices and PaaS - Part VI

By John Wetherill, December 16, 2014

This is the final installment of the six-part series Microservices and PaaS.

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Cloud Luminaries: Jerome Petazzoni on PaaS and DevOps

By David Spark, December 2, 2014

“[With PaaS,] instead of having one hundred different problems, now you can have one hundred times the same problem,” said Jérôme Petazzoni (@jpetazzo), Tinkerer Extraordinaire for Docker.

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The IT Guide to PaaS

By Navrup Johal, November 27, 2014

IT Guide PaaS has been such a great innovation for developers. They can develop and deploy applications from their desktop to the cloud, all in a consistent environment. They can deploy to production themselves, bypassing the IT middleman and speeding up the application delivery process. And they can develop in any language they want, without limitations. Developers have it made! But what about IT?

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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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