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Disrupters Are Taking Your Customers Away

By Bart Copeland, April 29, 2015

Disrupters Third PlatformAmazon is an $89 billion disrupter. It's been challenging traditional retail with its e-commerce and IT with its Amazon Web Services (AWS); and growing significantly every year by constantly innovating. Amazon is just one example of a company finding what customers really want and giving it to them.

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend the Cloud Foundry Summit (#CFSummit)

By Brent Smithurst, April 24, 2015

You get a hoodieThe third Cloud Foundry Summit will be held in Santa Clara on May 11-12. ActiveState exhibited at, and attended, the previous two. Of course we'll be at this one as well, unveiling a new version of Stackato with some really cool capabilities. We hope you will join us.

Category: announcements, stackato

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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Microservices Revisited: An Interview with Adrian Cockcroft

By John Wetherill, April 7, 2015

Adrian CockroftA few months ago on a whim I attended a Cisco-hosted meetup that unbeknownst to me was to have a profound influence on my life. The meetup title was simply "Microservices" and the first speaker up was Adrian Cockcroft.

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Launching the Stackato Vision

By Bernard Golden, April 2, 2015

Stackato VisionI’m pleased to announce that today marks the launch of ActiveState’s Stackato Vision -- a 40 minute video that presents our view on the future of technology and how Stackato plays a key role in “Enabling the Future of Applications.”

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Evaluating Private PaaS: Your Checklist for Finding the Right One

By Kathy Thomas, March 26, 2015

In comparison to Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) has experienced a slower rate of adoption. However, PaaS is coming into its own as evidenced by increased usage and top technology companies such as HP and IBM supporting open source projects like Cloud

Why I Love Being a Developer

By Kathy Thomas, March 17, 2015

DeveloperAs apps take over every aspect of our lives, the demand for developers is outstripping supply. So I thought this was a good time to impart some wisdom to future developers and those who may be leaning in this direction as a career. I asked some of the developers at ActiveState why they love being a developer, what they like about working with cloud-enabling technologies and the best career advice they have received.

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Happy Birthday Docker. And Welcome to the Slope of Enlightenment

By John Wetherill, March 11, 2015

It's 2:15pm on a Friday, and I'm sitting in the keynote hall at PyCon 2013 fidgeting through a succession of lightning talks that have very little relevance to my life. Topics like "Python code coverage techniques" (ho-hum) and "Controlling Christmas lights with Python” (yawn - I wonder if there's anything new on Hacker News)...when Solomon Hykes takes the stage, unveils Docker, and the world shifts.

Category: events

Exploring the Stackato Base Image

By Troy Topnik, March 11, 2015
The Null Buildpack & App

Stackato deploys apps into Docker containers that are all created from the same base image. Buildpacks applied during staging modify these containers to support whichever kind of application you're deploying. But what's in them? How basic is this base image?

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Docker and Its Challenges for Enterprise IT

By Bernard Golden, February 12, 2015

Docker Logo This past week StackEngine published an infographic and survey results regarding enterprise adoption of Docker. The survey found, not surprisingly, intense interest in Docker.

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