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Cloud Foundry Announces Call For Papers For Silicon Valley Summit 2017

By December 15, 2016

Premier developer event opens speaker proposals San Francisco, December 15, 2016 — Cloud Foundry Foundation today announced its call for papers has opened for Summit Silicon Valley 2017, which will take place June 13-15 in Santa Clara, CA. Early Bird Registration and a speaking call for papers (CFP) are now open for the event. Sponsorship … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry Announces Call For Papers For Silicon Valley Summit 2017”

Working with the Cloud Controller API in Ruby: Beyond CFoundry.

By March 24, 2014

Cloud Controller is the primary API through which third parties interact with Runtime; it encapsulates the myriad internal services that take a user from ‘cf push’ to a running application. Both the Pivotal Developer Console (the web application that ships with Pivotal CF and backs console.run.pivotal.io) and the CloudFoundry CLI interact directly with the Cloud … Continue reading “Working with the Cloud Controller API in Ruby: Beyond CFoundry.”

Polishing Cloud Foundry’s Ruby Gem Support

By October 2, 2012

The Cloud Foundry team has released new features to improve management of Ruby gems in apps running on CloudFoundry.com. These features include support for using Git URLs in Gemfiles, handling of the BUNDLE_WITHOUT environment variable, and platform specification to control the gem installation process. With these improvements, it is now easier than ever to get your … Continue reading “Polishing Cloud Foundry’s Ruby Gem Support”

Running Resque Workers on Cloud Foundry

By May 3, 2012

Also in this series: Cloud Foundry Improves Support For Background Processing Running Workers on Cloud Foundry with Spring Running Standalone Web Applications on Cloud Foundry We introduced Cloud Foundry’s new “standalone” applications feature in the first post in this four-part series. In this second installment, we will look at the most common use of a standalone … Continue reading “Running Resque Workers on Cloud Foundry”

Cloud Foundry Improves Support For Background Processing

By May 1, 2012

Cloud Foundry has significantly enhanced support for worker applications that perform background processing by allowing applications to run on CloudFoundry.com without the application container. Cloud Foundry applications are no longer limited to Web applications that respond to HTTP requests. Instead, they can be run as executable or “standalone” applications. A standalone application is one that … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry Improves Support For Background Processing”

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”

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”

RabbitMQ + Cloud Foundry: Cloud Messaging that Just Works

By August 9, 2011

Cloud Foundry™ is the industry’s first open platform as a service. Providing a choice of developer frameworks, application services and deployment clouds, Cloud Foundry simplifies application development and makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy and scale applications. Cloud Foundry already supports multiple application services including MySQL, MongoDB and Redis. And we are … Continue reading “RabbitMQ + Cloud Foundry: Cloud Messaging that Just Works”