Cloud Foundry Previews New Features at SpringOne 2GX

by October 27, 2011

The Cloud Foundry team has been interacting with hundreds of Spring, Groovy, and Grails developers and architects at SpringOne 2GX.  At the show we previewed and introduced several new technologies on top of our Open Platform as a Service offering and have been getting great feedback.  For those of you that don’t know, SpringOne 2GX is the premier event for Spring, Groovy, and Grails application development and runtime technologies with tons of deep technical content delivered by the top experts in the industry, including some of our very own.
Cloud Foundry presented its own track at SpringOne 2GX this year, and we have been busy showing off some of the latest developments with Cloud Foundry.

Build and Extend Custom SuccessFactors Applications on Cloud Foundry

by October 17, 2011

SuccessFactors has selected Cloud Foundry as the platform to empower its customers to build and extend custom applications around SuccessFactors.  A leading SaaS company that provides business execution capabilities for over 3,500 organizations with around 15 million employees, SuccessFactors chose Cloud Foundry for the flexibility and choice it provides their customers in development frameworks, applications services and clouds for deployment.
The need to customize, extend and integrate enterprise applications is a common one.  Doing this for SaaS applications brings particular challenges, as those applications run remotely and historically have been limited in terms of programmability.

Micro Cloud Foundry™ — Now With PostgreSQL and RabbitMQ

by October 5, 2011

We just released an update for Micro Cloud Foundry with PostgreSQL and RabbitMQ.  Micro Cloud Foundry is a complete version of Cloud Foundry that runs in a virtual machine on a developer’s Mac or PC. Today, vFabric Postgres, a version of PostgresSQL database optimized for the virtualized cloud environment, and RabbitMQ, a reliable, scalable and portable messaging system, are both available with Micro Cloud Foundry.
Developers can now quickly develop and test applications with RabbitMQ as its messaging solution and/or PostgresSQL as its data store solution, on their local machine before deploying and scaling to the cloud.
vFabric Postgres and RabbitMQ are available as part of a new update for Micro Cloud Foundry, available for download today at http://micro.cloudfoundry.