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How is Using a Platform like Making a Pie? [Reblog]

By February 28, 2017

In a fascinating article on The New Stack, Cloud Foundry Foundation CTO Chip Childers draws an analogy between baking a pie and developing a cloud application. Choosing a container as a service (CaaS) is akin to mixing your dough from scratch, he explains, while going with a platform as a service (PaaS) is like nabbing a … Continue reading “How is Using a Platform like Making a Pie? [Reblog]”

100-day Challenge #024: Running SugarCRM on Cloud Foundry

By March 18, 2016

Translator’s note: This is the 8th article of the series “Cloud Foundry 100-day Challenge selection”. “#024” in the title means that it is 24th (published on July 7, 2015) in the original Japanese series. Original Author: Noburou TANIGUCHI (GitHub) (BitBucket) The 24th topic of “Cloud Foundry 100-Day Challenge” is SugarCRM, a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) … Continue reading “100-day Challenge #024: Running SugarCRM on Cloud Foundry”

100-day Challenge #023: Running IPython Notebook on Cloud Foundry

By March 16, 2016

Translator’s note: This is the 7th article of the series “Cloud Foundry 100-day Challenge selection”. “#023” in the title means that it is 23rd (published on July 06, 2015) in the original Japanese series. Original Author: Takehiko AMANO  (Twitter)  (blog) The 23rd topic of “Cloud Foundry 100-Day Challenge” is IPython Notebook. Recently, we are increasingly hearing buzzes … Continue reading “100-day Challenge #023: Running IPython Notebook on Cloud Foundry”

100-day Challenge #001: Running Kandan on Cloud Foundry

By February 11, 2016

This is the second article (and the first actual application) of the “Cloud Foundry 100-day Challenge selection” series. The 1st application deployed in the “Cloud Foundry 100-day Challenge” is Kandan. Basic Information Source Code https://github.com/kandanapp/kandan Other useful reference http://alternativeto.net/software/kandan/ According to the README file in GitHub, Kandan is “an open-source HipChat clone”. That is to … Continue reading “100-day Challenge #001: Running Kandan on Cloud Foundry”

Scaling Real-time Apps on Cloud Foundry Using Node.js and Redis

By January 24, 2013

Common applications being built on Node.js like social networking and chat require real-time scaling capabilities across multiple instances. Developers need to deal with sticky sessions, scale-up, scale-down, instance crash/restart, and more. Cloud Foundry PaaS provides a ready platform to achieve this quickly. The following blog post will walk you through deploying and managing real-time applications … Continue reading “Scaling Real-time Apps on Cloud Foundry Using Node.js and Redis”

Cloud Foundry Now Supports Rails Assets Pipeline

By January 10, 2013

Rails version 3.1 introduced the assets pipeline as a way to properly organize and serve static assets. We are adding assets pipeline support for Rails applications deployed on  CloudFoundry.com. Assets pipeline includes compression, ERB evaluation, Javascript and CSS processing using Rails 3.1 Sprockets library. In development mode, assets precompilation is not required – Rails turns on live … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry Now Supports Rails Assets Pipeline”

Designing Portable Applications With Cloud Foundry

By December 13, 2012

In the cloud computing world, preserving a choice of clouds is critical. The risks of being locked into a single cloud are substantial. Cloud Foundry provides an abstraction layer for deploying and scaling applications and preserves the ability to move between clouds today and into the future. In this guest blog, Mark Geene and Vineet … Continue reading “Designing Portable Applications With Cloud Foundry”

Preserving Cloud Application Portability – Introducing Cloud Foundry Core

By November 13, 2012

The Cloud Foundry team is happy to announce Cloud Foundry Core  –  a program designed to preserve cloud application portability. In the cloud computing world, preserving a choice of clouds is critical. The risks of being locked into a single cloud are substantial. Pricing, reliability, geographic location and compliance can all vary between clouds. Business … Continue reading “Preserving Cloud Application Portability – Introducing Cloud Foundry Core”

Cloud Application Portability Made Easy – Introducing Cloud Foundry Core

By November 13, 2012

The Cloud Foundry community is happy to announce Cloud Foundry Core  –  a program designed to make cloud application portability easier than ever. Cloud Foundry Core provides a baseline of common capabilities and an open mechanism to instantly validate application portability. Today we announce five Cloud Foundry Core compatible instances. AppFog, Tier 3, Uhuru Software, … Continue reading “Cloud Application Portability Made Easy – Introducing Cloud Foundry Core”

Build a Real Time Activity Stream on Cloud Foundry with Node.js, Redis and MongoDB 2.0 – Part III

By September 11, 2012

In Part II of this series, we covered the architecture needed for persisting the Activity Streams to MongoDB and fanning it out in real-time to all the clients using Redis PubSub. Since then, some exciting new Node.js features for Cloud Foundry were launched. In addition, the MongoDB version on Cloud Foundry has been upgraded to 2.0. In this … Continue reading “Build a Real Time Activity Stream on Cloud Foundry with Node.js, Redis and MongoDB 2.0 – Part III”