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One... Two... THREE Great Cloud Webinars Coming Up!

By Sheila Rebellato, September 29, 2011

Enterprise Cloud Webinars: Private PaaS, Stackato

Join us for one—or all—of these great upcoming cloud-related webinars, and get more intimate with the cloud:

Category: events, stackato

Using Stackato to make your own PaaS on vSphere

By Troy Topnik, September 26, 2011
Whitepaper - vSphere Private PaaS

We've written a fair bit about what Stackato is and how it works, but we haven't blogged much about why you would want to consider it. That's because there are different reasons, depending on who you are.

Category: stackato

Stackato Sandbox Service Available: Play in the Sandbox and You Could Win A $1,000 Trip

By Sheila Rebellato, September 21, 2011

New Stackato Sandbox - test deployment to the cloud

You asked for it, you got it: our new Stackato Sandbox service makes it easier for you to test deployment to the cloud (and more).

The Stackato Sandbox service allows you to test deployment of apps to a privately hosted environment on Amazon EC2, complete with hosting, security, and scaling of applications. And you could win big* for trying the Stackato Sandbox!

Why a Private PaaS?

By Bart Copeland, September 14, 2011

When you hear of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) what typically comes to mind are names like Heroku, EngineYard, OpenShift, and CloudFoundry.com. These public PaaS providers feature a wide range of the core components of an application environment in the cloud, so that developers can focus on coding. And most IT issues related to configuring, deploying and scaling are off-loaded, allowing companies to avoid capital expenditures and application run-time issues.

What's a Private PaaS?

Category: stackato

VMWorld 2011: Observations from the New Innovators corner.

By Troy Topnik, September 7, 2011
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They finally let me out of the office! ActiveState sent me to Las Vegas to man the booth (sorry, New Innovators pod) at VMWorld 2011, talk to people about Stackato, and run through some demos. As a newcomer to Las Vegas and the tech conference circuit, here are a few of my observations.

Category: stackato

Monitor cloud applications with New Relic: now bundled, free with Stackato

By Diane Mueller, August 29, 2011
New Relic Stackato PaaS app monitoringWe are excited about our partnership with New Relic which enables us to bundle New Relic Standard Edition free of charge for all Stackato users. So you now have access to the application level performance management tools to monitor end-user experiences and performance in real-time, proactively diagnose performance bottlenecks at the code level, and ensure the successful deployment of applications.

Stackato Sample Application Kindle Contest: We Have a Winner - Rubric!

By Diane Mueller, August 26, 2011

We received a number of cool sample apps in this month's Sample app contest - and many thanks for all your submissions and the feedback on Stackato! The Kindle prize goes to Ricardo Signes for Rubric - a personal bookmark manager, somewhat similar to delicious.com.

Tags: Cloud, PaaS, perl, stackato
Category: perl, perl, stackato

Stackato: Not Your Ordinary Micro Cloud

By Diane Mueller, August 25, 2011

As many of our beta testers happily discovered, the Stackato Micro Cloud VM, which has been available in Beta for a couple of months, is a great way for developers to easily test and deploy on their desktops before rolling out to a staging or production server.

Stackato Micro Cloud is designed to be cloned and clustered!

Category: stackato

Python in the Cloud: Stackato, Cloud Foundry and vSphere

By Diane Mueller, August 25, 2011

With today's announcement of our Python contribution to the Cloud Foundry community,   I wanted take this opportunity to expand more on what we've done with Python in Stackato, ActiveState's new cloud platform and how we've taken the Cloud Foundry open source project and made it Enterprise ready and

Category: python, stackato

Cloud Foundry Names ActiveState its Community Lead for Python with Stackato

By Sheila Rebellato, August 25, 2011

ActiveState named Cloud Foundry Community Lead for PythonWe are both excited and honored to announce that our newest offering, Stackato, has been a catalyst in ActiveState being selected as Cloud Foundry's Community Lead for Python! The Community Lead Program extends Cloud Foundry's language support with trusted ecosystem partners like ActiveState.

Why we chose Cloud Foundry

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