Cloud Foundry Blog

Your one-stop shop for the latest Cloud Foundry tutorials, platform updates & more.


Sort By: Latest | Popular | Oldest

.NET on Cloud Foundry, Part 3: Prototyping with Iron Foundry

By July 28, 2014

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Many customers prefer to validate a concept before investing into a production system. In our case, an ultimate solution should allow for long-running computations, have a Web interface for setting tasks, and support MapReduce or other data processing methods. So, an ideal prototype would… … Continue reading “.NET on Cloud Foundry, Part 3: Prototyping with Iron Foundry”

.NET on Cloud Foundry, Part 2: Functionality of IronFoundry.me—Iron Foundry-as-a-Service

By July 17, 2014

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Since I didn’t manage to install Iron Foundry on my local machine, I decided to use ironfoundry.me, a publicly available sandbox for developers that enables to explore and interact with Iron Foundry on top of a full-featured Cloud Foundry v2 installation. Iron Foundry allows… … Continue reading “.NET on Cloud Foundry, Part 2: Functionality of IronFoundry.me—Iron Foundry-as-a-Service”

.NET on Cloud Foundry, Part 1: Installing Cloud Foundry on Windows

By July 17, 2014

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 The standard Cloud Foundry edition supports a great variety of programming languages and operating systems, but Windows is not on that list, unfortunately. Still, it does not mean you cannot use this PaaS on Windows machines. In this post, I will share my experience… … Continue reading “.NET on Cloud Foundry, Part 1: Installing Cloud Foundry on Windows”

Creating .NET Apps with Iron Foundry, a Cloud Foundry-based Platform

By July 17, 2014

PaaS has revolutionized the way applications are developed and deployed. With reduced delivery cycles and full automation, PaaS users can reach the market faster, significantly improving ROI and time-to-revenue. Cloud Foundry is one of the most popular open-source solutions for enterprises. Until recently, .NET developers—who constitute a large part of software delivery folks—had rather limited… … Continue reading “Creating .NET Apps with Iron Foundry, a Cloud Foundry-based Platform”

How to Install OpenStack and Cloud Foundry on HP Moonshot

By July 11, 2014

HP Moonshot is a new-generaition low-power server built specifically for distributed computing and big data processing. It is perfect for deploying Cloud Foundry, an open source platform for delivering cloud apps. To help you reap all the benefits of Cloud Foundry deployed on top of Moonshot, we have created a 12-page guide with a reference… … Continue reading “How to Install OpenStack and Cloud Foundry on HP Moonshot”

Hadoop Distributions: Comparison and Top 5 Trends

By July 10, 2014

Ever wondered how Hadoop distros differ from each other? In a recent article for NetworkWorld, I overview how Hadoop became what it is today and explore the differences between the standard edition vs. Hortonworks, Cloudera, and MapR. I also provided insights into 5 major trends that are shaping their evolution—in terms of features, ecosystem, enterprise… … Continue reading “Hadoop Distributions: Comparison and Top 5 Trends”

Growing CF Foundation – Swapping over the Atlantic

By July 1, 2014

In the last few weeks, we saw a fast adaption and commitment from the Cloud Foundry Open Source Foundation members and just during the Cloud Foundry Platform conference two weeks ago; Swisscom joined the group as the 34th member of the Foundation (Checkout the panel discussion with Piston, Pivotal and Swisscom on stage). Snapshot from the … Continue reading “Growing CF Foundation – Swapping over the Atlantic”