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Stackato: By the Numbers

By Billy Tat, June 18, 2015

Stackato: By the NumbersI have been involved with Stackato for a little over a year now. When I first used Stackato it was already a pleasant experience, it was simple to set up and had many complex, but easy-to-use, features.

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Continuous Delivery: It's All About the Pipeline

By John Wetherill, June 16, 2015

Continuous Delivery PipelineThe Agile Manifesto has had significant impact on the way software is built. It defines twelve fundamental principles, the first of which is "Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software."

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2015 June

By Phil Whelan, June 12, 2015

CAB Meeting June 2015This week's CAB call started with a Foundation update from Chip Childers. Chip recapped on a successful Cloud Foundry Summit that happened last month and thanked everyone that came, spoke or sponsored the event. He said they are currently figuring out when the next one will be.

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Stackato Joins the Cisco Intercloud Marketplace

By Wyatt Mullin, June 10, 2015

Cisco Intercloud MarketplaceCloud marketplaces are an increasingly important way for cloud hosting providers and vendors to help their customers navigate the multitude of cloud services by making them available in a central location. While enterprise IT wants choice, they also want simplicity and marketplaces give them the best of both worlds.

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Docker Security: More than Meets the Eye

By Bernard Golden, June 9, 2015

Docker SecurityA week or two ago The Register carried a story about a Docker image security audit a company called BanyonOps had carried out. BanyonOps published its findings in a blog post, and frankly, they are quite alarming.

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Komodo 9.1 Package Manager

By Sheila Louis, June 4, 2015

Komodo IDE Package ManagerEver searched for a package on NPM or CPAN? With thousands of packages for so many languages, navigating the associated sites to find just the right module can be... Less than pleasant.

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Microservices Revisited Part II: An Interview with Adrian Cockcroft

By John Wetherill, June 2, 2015

Microservices Tools This is the second part of the partial transcription of my discussion with Adrian Cockcroft, cloud luminary and previous Chief Architect at Netflix. In this installment we discuss tooling and PaaS, containerization, and private vs. public cloud.

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Buildpacks and Containers for Cloud Foundry

By Kathy Thomas, May 28, 2015

Cloud Foundry Panel on Buildpacks and ContainersGiven the recent enhancements to Stackato (users can now deploy their Docker images directly to Stackato), we thought it was great that our own Phil Whelan was invited onto a panel discussion to talk about buildpacks

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Want to Leapfrog AWS and Win the Cloud War? Move Up the Stack!

By Bart Copeland, May 26, 2015

Leapfrog AWS and win the Cloud WarThe cloud computing infrastructure and platform market is expected to be a $43 billion market by 2018 and account for 11% of enterprise IT spending.

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The Journey to Enterprise DevOps: Process Change and Other Thorny Issues

By Michael Kanasoot, May 21, 2015
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Many people recognize DevOps as an enormous benefit — faster application deployment, automated toolchains, support of more granular updates, better cooperation across groups. However, less appreciated is the journey enterprise IT groups need to make to achieve this outcome.