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Stackato, Vendor Lock-In, and Cloud Foundry Core Compatibility

By Brent Smithurst, November 15, 2012

Cloud Core

Since Stackato's GA (general availability) release in February, many of our customers and prospective customers have expressed their concern about vendor lock-in: They don't want to write applications that are specific to a single vendor's cloud infrastructure.

Category: announcements, stackato

How to Skin a PaaS: White-Labeling and Theming Stackato

By Diane Mueller, November 14, 2012

Stackato OEM It should come as no surprise that ActiveState is offering the ability to rebrand and white label Stackato to select enterprise and OEM partners. Stackato, ActiveState's Enterprise PaaS, comes from a long line of products that have been embedded in enterprise software and hardware.

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Polyglot

By John Wetherill, November 9, 2012

A polyglot is defined as one who is fluent in multiple languages. This is similar to how a multilinguist is ... uh ...fluent in multiple languages. (OK, who invented two words for the same concept?)

Well, it turns out polyglot applies not only to spoken languages, but to programming languages as well. Thus in the software world, a polyglot application is one built on multiple languages. The term also applies to developer tools that can manipulate such apps.

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Logyard: Log Aggregation in Stackato

By Troy Topnik, October 30, 2012

Tugboat Hyak and log boom - James Crookall 1939 If you're using the Stackato Sandbox, you may have already noticed some differences in the Management Console's Logs interface. They hint at bigger changes behind the scenes, coming in Stackato 2.4:

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Mobile Apps & Stackato: Develop Once, Deploy to Any Cloud with FeedHenry

By Diane Mueller, October 25, 2012

The latest of release of FeedHenry's App Studio includes a complete re-vamp of the Cloud Management section, enabling one-click mobile application deployment to any Stackato system, running on any cloud.

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OpenStack at ActiveState: SysAdmin Kevin Woolley on Folsom

By Diane Mueller, October 15, 2012

OpenStack Folsom OpenStack train keeps rolling with "Folsom" release

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Stackato Gets Some Sugar

By Troy Topnik, October 1, 2012

SugarCRM on Stackato Sugar CRM is industry-leading customer relationship management software. We've had it working well on Stackato since before 1.0 was released, but we've held off on putting it in Stackato's App Store till we could get a smooth install experience.

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Why I joined ActiveState

By John Wetherill, September 20, 2012

During my software development career I've been fortunate to work with dozens of bleeding edge, innovative, and very cool technologies. And as much as I enjoy the end results of software creation, I always find myself gravitating toward the development process itself. I have a keen interest in the tools, processes, languages, frameworks, and systems that improve developer productivity and overall software success. I love elegance, simplicity, and automation, and I'm always on the lookout for developer tools and processes that exhibit these traits.

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Faster Perl Deployment on Stackato with PPM

By Troy Topnik, September 13, 2012

PERL! taptaptap

I've never had the mental wiring to really master regular expressions, so I usually need to lean on some sort of Rx testing or debugging tool to get them to work the way I want.

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How to Solve the Enterprise Mobile BYOD Conundrum: Use Private Cloud to Go Mobile…Securely

By Diane Mueller, September 12, 2012

Enterprise IT leadership faces the Mobile BYOD Conundrum every day: How to deliver enterprise applications securely to a disparate workforce demanding corporate data access via an ever-changing array of individual mobile platforms?

Enabled in part by the flexible power of cloud computing, enterprise stakeholders now expect to engage with their enterprise cloud applications in the same way they access their consumer cloud applications…on their own devices, whether iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone 7, BlackBerry, you name it.

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