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Cloud Foundry and Stackato in Japan

By Phil Whelan, July 15, 2013
Stackato Japan Whirlwind Trip Around Japan

In a recent whirlwind trip to Japan, I met with Cloud Foundry users in Tokyo and Osaka. There is deep investment in Cloud Foundry in Japan. For example, NTT Communications providing a Cloud Foundry-based PaaS through its "Cloud N" service.

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Server Sent Events with Aura and Node.js

By Jamie Paton, July 10, 2013
SSE with Aura.js

Recently, I uncovered a relatively fresh and unique HTML5 feature: Server Sent Events (SSE). Here are the main design characteristics:

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PHP Frameworks that Just Work

By Troy Topnik, July 8, 2013
PHP Apps in Stackato

It's great when you deploy an app and it just works. I recently worked on a proposal for a Stackato prospect who asked about a number of PHP application frameworks (basically "Will the following PHP frameworks run on Stackato"). Though I couldn't think of any reason they wouldn't work, I thought it would be prudent to test them before marking them "supported".

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Supporting the Arch Linux ARM Development Team with Komodo IDE

By Michael Kanasoot, June 27, 2013

Arch Linux ARM (ALARM) is a distribution of Linux for ARM computers. Since ARM architecture is found in microprocessors and semiconductors made by a wide range of manufacturers, including Apple, Broadcom and Texas Instruments, chances are that at least one of your devices has an ARM-based processor.

Category: komodo, open source, perl

Stackato Authentication Using LDAP or Google Apps

By Andrew Cole, June 18, 2013

LDAP The Hard Way

Let's say you're running a private cloud application platform like Stackato or Cloud Foundry. Let's further say that you're running this Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) inside your enterprise IT organization. This all sounds pretty reasonable, right? Enterprises are exactly the kind of customers who want private PaaS. What kind of features do enterprises expect from a PaaS?

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PaaS in an Hour: Stackato Setup 101

By Isabelle Groc, June 17, 2013

With Stackato Private Platform as a Service (PaaS), enterprise IT enjoys rapid application deployment, scalable administration, and greater control while developers can code in the language that’s right for them. But how does Stackato actually work?

Wordpress Development Workflow using Stackato, HipHop, and Jenkins

By Troy Topnik, June 13, 2013

We recently came across an interesting project on Github called wordpress-development-flow.

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The Ultimate Experimenter: An Interview with Phoenix Project Co-Author Kevin Behr

By Isabelle Groc, June 11, 2013

Kevin Behr is obsessed with making improvements. In the last 25 years, he has helped many IT organizations do business better.

Stackato 2.10.6 Released!

By Brent Smithurst, June 10, 2013

Stackato 2.10.6Stackato 2.10.6 -- a new, turbocharged version of Stackato 2.10 that adds a couple of useful new features and an even better web console -- is now available. This is the last planned release of our "Gibson" series; we've been working hard on a bigger feature release in the meantime and look forward to releasing it this summer.

How to set up Stackato on OpenStack

By Ho Ming Li, June 10, 2013

This post presents a picto-guide with some commentary on how to get a Stackato PaaS up and running quickly and easily on OpenStack.

Stackato is delivered as a Virtual Appliance, meaning it is delivered as a ready-built VM image for you to import to your hypervisor and get going right away. You don't have to build the whole PaaS from scratch, and you don't need any specialized build tools.

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