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Improved Java Tooling for Cloud Foundry

By October 29, 2013

Pivotal has released several new components that enable developers using Java, Groovy, and other JVM languages to deploy applications to Cloud Foundry quickly and easily. This blog post will show the options available to JVM developers with this new tooling. Maven and Gradle are two popular build tools for Java applications. Maven has been around … Continue reading “Improved Java Tooling for Cloud Foundry”

Canaries are Great!

By October 17, 2013

First a little background, and then a story. As Matt described here, Cloud Foundry BOSH has a great capability to perform rolling updates automatically to an entire set of servers in a cluster, and there is a defensive aspect to this feature called a “canary” that is at the center of this tale. When a … Continue reading “Canaries are Great!”

A Pivotal CF Field Success Story: Installation, User-Provided Services, and Live Capacity Updates

By October 16, 2013

I’ve had the privilege of visiting a few of Pivotal’s early access customers to help them install our Pivotal CF™ PaaS solution, which is powered by Cloud Foundry technology. I’d like to share a recent success story and highlight three benefits from Pivotal CF that were very well received. This customer, like many we are … Continue reading “A Pivotal CF Field Success Story: Installation, User-Provided Services, and Live Capacity Updates”