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Bentframe: Developed with Komodo, deployed to Stackato

By Eric Promislow, January 4, 2012
Bent Frame: bike collision data

For years now I've been working on tools that help build and debug Rails applications, but other than the Candidate Buzz demo application, I haven't actually created many myself.

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Three ways Stackato makes web development easier

By Tara Gibbs, December 20, 2011
I'm going to show you three ways that Stackato makes developing, testing and deploying web applications easier.
 
1. Stackato solves the "It worked on my box" problem
 
If you're running a Stackato cluster in production and staging and a Stackato Micro Cloud locally for development, you'll have a consistent environment across the board.
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Cloud Application Portability: The Holy Grail of Cloud Computing

By Diane Mueller, December 20, 2011

Portable application deployment to any cloud hosting provider is the Holy Grail of cloud computing.

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Running Bugzilla in the Cloud

By Jan Dubois, December 14, 2011
Bugzilla Logo by Dave Shea

Bugzilla is the most popular open source bug tracker, and the one we use at ActiveState for both public and private issue tracking.

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We're Hiring a Developer Community Manager!

By Diane Mueller, December 12, 2011
ActiveState Developer Community Manager

ActiveState is searching for a Developer Community Manager to support our growing Stackato Community and lead our Stackato Developer Community Relations initiatives at ActiveState. The position will be based in our Vancouver office. The application deadline is January 31st.

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Application Portablity in the Cloud: Standards & OASIS

By Diane Mueller, December 6, 2011

OASIS

The ability to migrate applications from one cloud to another and  give customers a way to avoid being locked in to a single cloud provider is key to a healthy cloud eco-system. 

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New Stackato Client: Tunneling and HTTPS

By Jeff Hobbs, December 1, 2011
Stackato Tunnel

I'm very happy to provide an update to Troy's post from last week about connecting to database services in stackato. In that post, he said:

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Using YAML to Drive App Deployment

By Troy Topnik, November 30, 2011
stackato.yml config - Automated Deployment

There's a very handy but sometimes overlooked feature of the stackato client that we'd like to let you know more about. I often have to remind myself to point it out when I'm doing demos for people, as it's something that I've quickly come to take for granted.

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Little Clouds for Free: ActiveState commits to a free Stackato Micro Cloud

By Diane Mueller, November 22, 2011
Stackato Micro Cloud

ActiveState is proud to announce that Stackato will continue to be free of charge for you to use as a single node. Stackato will ship with a "micro cloud" license option. This means that you can always have your very own private Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for free.

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Connecting to Database Services in Stackato

By Troy Topnik, November 21, 2011

I was going to write a fairly straightforward post about Stackato's 'dbshell' command, demonstrating how you can use it to access the databases provisioned by Stackato. However, a few days ago Cloud Foundry blogged about Caldecott, demonstrating how to connect to database services on cloudfoundry.com, so the scope of this article has changed a bit.

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