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Cloud Luminaries: Dave Wagstaff on Using IoT to Drive More Revenue

By David Spark, January 7, 2015

"It’s not around the technology, it’s around what the technology enables you to do as far as new offerings," said Dave Wagstaff, VP & Chief Architect at Bsquare on what an IoT deployment can do for your business.

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Cost, Transparency, and the Current State of the Cloud

By Bernard Golden, January 6, 2015

Cloud Transparency BlogCloudyn, cloud monitoring leader, invited the respected cloud blogger, Ofir Nachmani, to interview Bernard Golden. In their session, they dove deeply into the the current state of the cloud and the challenges that cloud consumers face within their growing cloud environment. We invite you to enjoy their stimulating and insightful discussion.

Merry Microservices!

By Navrup Johal, December 23, 2014

This fall, ActiveState’s John Wetherill (@bcferrycoder) took on the monumental task of defining and explaining microservices in exquisite detail. His six-part blog series titled “Microservices and PaaS” covered everything from introducing microservices, to challenges, (best) practices, and finally an action plan to help you get

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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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12 Cloud Computing Blogs You Should Have Read in 2014

By Kathy Thomas, December 17, 2014

Over the past year we've published some great posts on the ActiveState blog, all worth a read (if you haven't already).

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Microservices and PaaS - Part VI

By John Wetherill, December 16, 2014

This is the final installment of the six-part series Microservices and PaaS.

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Cloud Luminaries: David Tesar on Why Developers Need IT

By David Spark, December 11, 2014

David Tesar “The heart of what DevOps is about is having developers and operations work really close together and not have such contention between one another.

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Microservices and PaaS - Part V

By John Wetherill, December 10, 2014

In the first four parts of this series I presented an introduction to microservices along with a handful of emerging microservices patterns, and a discussion of some of the downsides and challenges to using microservices. The most recent installment of this series looked at ten ways that PaaS facilitates microservices development and adoption.

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The Cloud Foundry Foundation Officially Launches!

By Brent Smithurst, December 9, 2014

ActiveState is very proud to be a founding gold member of the brand new Cloud Foundry Foundation! We look forward to the new governing model and collaborating with our fellow members.

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2014 December

By Phil Whelan, December 8, 2014

CAB Meeting December 2014

Latest Release

We started the meeting with an update on the latest cf-release v194, details of which can also be found the cf-docs-contribs wiki.

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