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What Customers Want in 2015: Cloud Foundry, OpenStack, Docker and AWS

By Bart Copeland, January 15, 2015

I've always believed that tech companies only last in the market by listening to their customers. You can get carried away and add the coolest technology to your product, but if it doesn't provide real business value to the customer, it's useless. Based on discussions with our customers, their focus is on building a solid foundation.

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Stackato 3.4.2 Released (with new features!)

By Brent Smithurst, December 18, 2014

I'm very excited to announce that ActiveState has officially released Stackato 3.4.2 and made it available for download.

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Is Docker The Right Abstraction For PaaS?

By Phil Whelan, November 19, 2014

Is Docker The Right Abstraction For PaaS? Docker has been quickly adopted by nearly everyone and incorporated into everything from cloud technologies, to continuous integration and build systems, to solo developers working exclusively on their laptop. Heck, even Microsoft is getting in on this! It was born in PaaS (dotCloud) and this is the place where it makes a lot of sense.

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The Cloud Foundry Jenkins Plugin

By William Gautier, November 18, 2014

Jenkins Cloud Foundry PluginThere's a lot of interest in using Stackato in conjunction with continuous integration tools, and the most popular of those tools is Jenkins CI. Until now, the only ways to deploy your applications to Cloud Foundry or Stackato from a Jenkins build were to:

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Stackato App Store: Then and Now

By Billy Tat, November 10, 2014

The Stackato App Store is an intuitive interface containing customizable links to popular apps for quick access deployments. It’s been a while (Q2 2012!) since we’ve last seen the Stackato App Store make an appearance on the ActiveState Blog.

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2014 October

By Phil Whelan, November 3, 2014

CAB Meeting September 2014

There seemed to be a big crowd on the Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board meeting this month. The main focus of this meeting was the Foundation, for which it was suggested attendees bring their questions. But first, the technical...


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Cloud Foundry Foundation One Step Closer to Reality

By Brent Smithurst, October 24, 2014

Today is another exciting day in the Cloud Foundry community, with the Cloud Foundry Foundation taking a giant step toward becoming official: its draft governing documents and bylaws have been posted for public review.

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Your Own Stackato Cluster on Amazon EC2

By Troy Topnik, October 22, 2014
Stackato Cluster on EC2

We've recently made the Stackato VM a publicly shared Community AMI in Amazon EC2. While updating the Stackato documentation for EC2 setup, I noticed that we didn't have a good step-by-step guide to setting up a "micro cluster" on AWS.

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Microservices and PaaS - Part IV

By John Wetherill, October 6, 2014

This is Part IV of the ever-expanding "Microservices and PaaS" blog series covering the rapidly evolving use of microservices in modern cloud software projects.

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Our New Cloud Luminary Fireside Chat Webcast Series

By Bernard Golden, September 11, 2014

I am really excited about the cloud luminary webcast series we've announced, and I thought I’d share a bit about why we decided to host this monthly series of conversations.

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