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Cloud Foundry Further Improves Support for Ruby Applications

By March 29, 2012

We have recently made many improvements to Cloud Foundry to increase Ruby developer productivity and expand support for Ruby application frameworks.  Cloud Foundry was built to run multiple languages and frameworks, and we have had support for Ruby from day one. It is well known that VMware developers are the stewards of the incredibly popular … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry Further Improves Support for Ruby Applications”

Rethink Application Logging with RabbitMQ

By March 20, 2012

Application logging is essential to monitoring applications and diagnosing problems, but in a cloud universe where file systems may be ephemeral and application instances are provisioned dynamically keeping track of your application logs can be a challenge. Fortunately with Cloud Foundry you can get fast, multi-instance, cloud-proof application logging in just a few steps with … Continue reading “Rethink Application Logging with RabbitMQ”

Using Cloud Foundry Services with Ruby: Part 2 – Run-time Support for Ruby Applications

By March 15, 2012

The services offered in Cloud Foundry are necessary for writing any serious application. Our aim is to make it easy to configure and consume these services. In addition to the auto-reconfiguration described in the Using Cloud Foundry Services with Ruby: Part 1 – Auto-reconfiguration blog post we also have support for manual service property lookup … Continue reading “Using Cloud Foundry Services with Ruby: Part 2 – Run-time Support for Ruby Applications”

Using Cloud Foundry Services with Ruby: Part 1 – Auto-reconfiguration

By March 12, 2012

Right from the launch, Cloud Foundry supported auto-reconfiguration of Spring and Rails apps that use a relational database service.  This allowed deploying such an app without changing a single line of code.  Recently, we extended this support for Spring apps to cover all services (Redis, Mongo, and Rabbit).  We are now extending this support for … Continue reading “Using Cloud Foundry Services with Ruby: Part 1 – Auto-reconfiguration”