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Save big this Thanksgiving weekend! Up to $100 off on developer tools!

By Ivan Tay, November 27, 2013

Get Ready for Huge Savings this Black Friday!2013 has been a fruitful year for us and we would like to give thanks in the best way possible: passing savings onto our supporters! From Thanksgiving Thursday to Cyber Monday, we will be holding a dev tools sale just for you: 

Continuous Delivery with Jenkins and Stackato

By Kathy Thomas, November 25, 2013
Continuous Delivery Stackato WebinarContinuous delivery is not a new concept in application development and companies are looking to see how they can incorporate it. With more traditional releases, companies pack in as many features as possible and make significant changes to the software.
Category: events, stackato

Can PaaS Really Reduce the US Fed’s IT Budget by $20.5 Billion?

By Bart Copeland, November 22, 2013
In the recent MeriTalk study (“PaaS or Play? Cloud’s Next Move”), it was reported that $20.5 Billion (or 25%) of the Fed’s annual IT budget could be saved by moving to a platform-as-a-service (PaaS).
Category: stackato

The Quest for a DevOps Culture: Communication is Key

By Matthew Fisher, November 20, 2013

Stackato Activity Stream We are constantly seeing articles about DevOps and the goal of improving communication between Dev and IT Operations The underlying message is a good one: “lets all work together.” While everyone would like to work together, in theory, the adoption of DevOps has been slower than most would like.

Category: stackato

DevOps Days Vancouver 2013 Retrospective

By Phil Whelan, November 19, 2013

DevOps Days Vancouver It has been a few weeks since DevOps Days Vancouver 2013. The dust has finally settled after a great event and I have been playing catch-up on getting Stackato 3.0-beta out the door. The event went pretty much like clockwork, except for a few brief technical issues at the beginning.

Category: events

A Technical Look At Stackato v3.0-beta

By Phil Whelan, November 14, 2013

Last week, ActiveState released a beta version of the much anticipated Stackato v3.0. This release is a preview of what is to come later this year from the leading Enterprise Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution, Stackato by ActiveState.

Category: stackato

Debugging Node.js Applications in Stackato

By Ho Ming Li, November 13, 2013

Node.js Debugging Let’s face it, there will be bugs...in my applications and yours. From println/echo debugging to using full-on debuggers, a developer will no doubt spend a portion of his or her time debugging applications. By now, most developers are familiar with the various debugging tools in their local development environment, but as they step towards cloud deployments, how can they achieve the same?

Category: stackato

ActiveState Released Stackato v3.0 Beta Today (Based on Cloud Foundry v2, Docker, More)!

By Brent Smithurst, November 7, 2013

HolophonorStackato v3.0 Beta is now available! This is easily our biggest single release since v1.0, with many of the components rewritten, replaced, or heavily augmented—including a new Cloud Foundry v2 base and Docker for application containers.

Why Would ActiveState Join OpenStack's Project Solum?

By Brent Smithurst, November 5, 2013

Seastack SolumUnless you're deeply embedded in the PaaS, OpenStack, or cloud computing industries (e.g. a vendor), you probably haven't heard of Project Solum yet.

Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board Kicks Off (with participation from ActiveState, IBM, Intel, Pivotal, and others)

By Jeff Hobbs, October 30, 2013

Community Advisory BoardHistory was made in the Cloud Foundry community this morning and ActiveState is proud to have been part of it. We’ve been looking forward to this ever since there were first whispers of a Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board (CAB).