Category Archives: Announcement

HM9000: Ready for Launch

Cloud Foundry (CF) is a platform-as-a-service that, once deployed, makes it easy for developers to deploy, run and scale web applications. Powering this elegant PAAS is a complex distributed system comprised of several interoperating components: the Cloud Controller (CC) accepts … Continue reading

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Migrating a Cloud Foundry PaaS to Run on OpenStack

The following is a guest blog post by Julian Fischer (hello@anynines.com, @railshoster) founder and CEO or AnyNines, a Cloud Foundry and Rails hosting service operated by Avarteq GmbH in Saarbrücken, Germany. Cloud Foundry is well known for simplifying application portability … Continue reading

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SAP HANA Service Broker Contributed to the Cloud Foundry Incubator

The quintessential story for platform as a service is that the developer needn’t perform a bunch of administrative functions just to start working on their code. Have a look at the installation instructions for the developer-targeted Spring Trader reference implementation … Continue reading

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The Platform for Building Great Software

Since the formation of Pivotal as an independent company the Cloud Foundry open source ecosystem has progressed from a promising collection of early movers to the dominant pattern for enterprise PaaS. Tomorrow, to celebrate the GA launch of Pivotal CF, … Continue reading

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Announcing Cloud Foundry cf v6

You can find our new Cloud Foundry CLI, written in Go on github. A complete rewrite, and yes, we changed things We hadn’t been happy with the Ruby CLI for a while. We had three big problems: it was hard … Continue reading

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Improved Java Tooling for Cloud Foundry

Pivotal has released several new components that enable developers using Java, Groovy, and other JVM languages to deploy applications to Cloud Foundry quickly and easily. This blog post will show the options available to JVM developers with this new tooling. … Continue reading

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Essential Elements of an Enterprise PaaS

When I speak with customer prospects about Cloud Foundry, I don’t start with networks, servers, VMs and build my way up a stack of abstractions, instead I ask them how they will change to compete in an industrial era increasingly … Continue reading

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A Pivotal CF Field Success Story: Installation, User-Provided Services, and Live Capacity Updates

I’ve had the privilege of visiting a few of Pivotal’s early access customers to help them install our Pivotal CF™ PaaS solution, which is powered by Cloud Foundry technology. I’d like to share a recent success story and highlight three … Continue reading

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Monitoring Cloud Foundry Applications with New Relic

A couple of weeks ago, Ben Hale blogged about the new Cloud Foundry Java Buildpack, highlighting some great new features and our design principles – the “it just works” experience. The new buildpack provides the opportunity for a new level … Continue reading

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IBM WebSphere Liberty Buildpack Contributed to Cloud Foundry

IBM is contributing the IBM WebSphere Liberty Buildpack today as further proof of its commitment to make the Cloud Foundry open source project and community even stronger. A guest blog by Rachel Reinitz, an IBM Distinguished Engineer in IBM Software … Continue reading

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