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How to Deploy Cloud Foundry v2 to AWS via Vagrant

By Phil Whelan, July 23, 2013
Stackato 2.10.6 Stackato is built on top Cloud Foundry (plus other open source packages), so we're excited about Cloud Foundry v2 and are watching it closely as it evolves. In this post I'm going to quickly run through how I got up and running with Cloud Foundry v2. These notes are based on my colleague's instructions, who is in the process of giving Cloud Foundry v2's tires a good kicking.

Category: stackato

Elasticsearch for Stackato: How to create your own custom service

By Matthew Fisher, July 18, 2013
Elasticsearch on Stackato

Services are essential for cloud-enabled applications and therefore core to Stackato.

Tags: Cloud, databases, PaaS
Category: stackato

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.

Category: stackato

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:

Category: stackato

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.

Category: stackato

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.