Monthly Archives: March 2012

Cloud Foundry Java App Errors – Root Cause Analysis

On the night of March 29, 2012, we upgraded our Tomcat from version 6 to version 7 as part of our normal production upgrade schedule. Early in the morning of March 30th, we discovered that Java apps that were created … Continue reading

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Cloud Foundry Further Improves Support for Ruby Applications

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 … Continue reading

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How OpenCredo Launched Three New Products in Seven Months with Cloud Foundry

From the beginning, Cloud Foundry has been about simplifying the development, deployment and operation of cloud applications.  In this second post in a series of guest blogs by application developers, we bring the story of OpenCredo and how Cloud Foundry helped to launch three … Continue reading

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Rethink Application Logging with RabbitMQ

Application logging is essential to monitoring applications and diagnosing problems, but in a cloud universe where file systems may be ephemeral and application instances are provisioned dynamically keeping track of your application logs can be a challenge. Fortunately with Cloud … Continue reading

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Using Cloud Foundry Services with Ruby: Part 2 – Run-time Support for Ruby Applications

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: … Continue reading

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Using Cloud Foundry Services with Ruby: Part 1 – Auto-reconfiguration

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 … Continue reading

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FeedHenry Brings Mobile App Development to Cloud Foundry

Mobile application developers can now build and deploy applications on Cloud Foundry using the FeedHenry developer platform. This guest post provides another example from the ecosystem of ISVs hosting their applications on Cloud Foundry. Guest blog post by Mícheál Ó Foghlú. … Continue reading

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