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Deploy Your Apps to Any Cloud

By John Wetherill, August 19, 2015

Deploy your apps to any cloudIn a prior post, I created a very long list of factors that companies need to consider when choosing an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service). Not only is it a long list, there are a lot of infrastructures out there--all of them have different advantages and there are different reasons to use them.

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ActiveState: What's Next

By Bart Copeland, August 5, 2015

ActiveState: What's Next?People have been asking me, "What's happening to ActiveState now, after the sale of Stackato business (our private PaaS business) to HP?" This is an obvious question when you consider that so much of the ActiveState marketing that has dominated the headlines for the last few years has been Stackato-related. But ActiveState is comprised of a number of businesses. We have an IDE business, a Python business, a Perl business, and a Tcl business.

One PaaS, Many Clouds

By John Wetherill, August 4, 2015

One PaaS, Many Clouds Infrastructures abound. Which one is right for you? Deciding between them can be a formidable task: OpenStack, HP Helion, CloudStack, VMware, AWS, Cisco Intercloud, Google Compute Engine, Citrix CloudPlatform, Eucalyptus, KVM, Microsoft Azure, VirtualBox, or XenServer.

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ActiveState's Stackato (Cloud Foundry & Docker Based PaaS) Acquired by HP

By Bart Copeland, July 28, 2015
I'm extremely happy, actually overjoyed, to announce that HP has acquired the Stackato product from ActiveState! Stackato is our platform (or PaaS) for enterprise IT departments and developers, based on various open source projects, including Cloud Foundry and Docker. Members of the team will be joining HP to help continue to grow Stackato as part of HP’s Cloud business.

OpenStack Summit Tokyo: Vote for Cloud Foundry on OpenStack Workshop

By Phil Whelan, July 27, 2015

Vote for OpenStack TokyoVoting for the OpenStack Summit Tokyo talks is now open! It has been written about many times on this blog (by a variety of authors including myself) about why PaaS is important to speeding up the application pipeline.

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Warning: Are You Building Your Own PaaS with Docker?

By John Wetherill, July 16, 2015

Container CampContainerization is awesome...it's revolutionary. But there are all these other components that you need in order to make it work. As a developer, you don't want to care about which VM or network...or any of those little details. And if you're on a development team in an enterprise pushing out software, you really shouldn't have to worry about them.

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DevOps: Necessary but not Sufficient

By Bernard Golden, July 15, 2015

Stackato Vision: DevOps and Technical InnovationIn many of my recent presentations I’ve spoken about our Stackato vision and how it fulfills the needs of what IDC terms “The Third Platform.” (For more information about the Third Platform, see this cio.com blog post I wrote last year).

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Building out the Enterprise Cloud: Stackato Partnerships

By Wyatt Mullin, July 14, 2015

Stackato PartnershipsWe're half-way through 2015 and we've seen a lot of changes in the cloud marketplace.

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DockerCon 2015 - What a Show!

By John Wetherill, July 2, 2015

DockerCon 2015Last week's DockerCon event was one of the most exciting, energizing, invigorating, and exhausting conferences I've attended. The crowds, keynotes, the technology, and the whales, created a fantastic atmosphere. In an incredibly short period of time Docker has managed to rivet the attention and interest of the cloud world. I feel moved to briefly share a few of my reactions to this event.

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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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