Category Archives: Cloud Foundry

How can I try out Cloud Foundry?

So you’ve built a cloud native app, developed with all the best practices for software as a service or microservices architectures. Where do you try it out? There are at least three ways to easily give it a go within … Continue reading

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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting – 2015 July

Foundation Update Chip Childers was on vacation this week, so Chris Ferris from IBM gave an update from the perspective of the Foundation’s Board. There was a Board meeting the week prior that was unfortunately compromised by a NYC stock … Continue reading

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Q&A: Junjie Cai

We’re closing in on the opening keynote of Cloud Foundry Summit 2015 (May 11-12 in Santa Clara…you registered already, right?). Continuing our series of Q&As with speakers you’ll see at the Summit is IBM Bluemix runtime architect, Junjie Cai, who’s talk on “10 common errors … Continue reading

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EMC Stages the First Cloud Foundry Dojo

(Earlier this morning, EMC announced the first Cloud Foundry Dojo in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Brian Gallagher, President, Cloud Management Division at EMC, gives us a look inside.)  Having reached the rank of second-degree black belt in ShukoKai Karate, I’m acutely aware that … Continue reading

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Growing CF Foundation – Swapping over the Atlantic

In the last few weeks, we saw a fast adaption and commitment from the Cloud Foundry Open Source Foundation members and just during the Cloud Foundry Platform conference two weeks ago; Swisscom joined the group as the 34th member of the … Continue reading

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Using AWS spot instances to cut the cost of your BOSH deployments

AWS, Google and Azure are in a price war; and seem committed to matching on-demand prices. That is good, but not the whole story. The under reported price is that of the AWS spot market; which can be up to … Continue reading

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New Performance Testing Tool added to the Cloud Foundry Incubator

At the April Cloud Foundry Advisory Board meeting the Performance Acceptance Test (PAT) project, contributed by IBM, was accepted as a new Cloud Foundry incubator project. The idea behind PAT is that there should be a super easy way to … Continue reading

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New Fellow Travelers Join the Cloud Foundry Foundation Mission

Pivotal CEO Paul Maritz wrote about Cloud Foundry back in February when we announced our intention to form the non-profit Cloud Foundry Foundation. The Foundation aims to formalize Pivotal’s commitment to the open governance of a new platform that serves businesses … Continue reading

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Packaged and Offline Buildpacks

With the recent addition of the cf create-buildpack and cf update-buildpack commands, we’ve been looking into changes to how the Java Buildpack is deployed on Cloud Foundry. There is a move afoot to remove the buildpacks from the DEAs in … Continue reading

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Cloud Foundry Eclipse 1.6.0: Spring Boot Support and Self-Signed Certificates

Cloud Foundry Eclipse integrates Cloud Foundry server and application management into Eclipse and Spring Tool Suite (STS). You can push applications to a Cloud Foundry server via drag and drop from the Eclipse Project Explorer much in the same way … Continue reading

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