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Running Standalone Web Applications on Cloud Foundry

By May 11, 2012

In this final post of the four-part series on deploying standalone apps to Cloud Foundry, we will explore how to build and deploy JVM-based web applications that aren’t packaged as traditional WAR files. This includes applications that are built on top of an NIO Framework like Grizzly or Netty (notable frameworks include Blue Eyes and … Continue reading “Running Standalone Web Applications 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”