Category Archives: Cloud Foundry

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

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 … Continue reading

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Diego Phase 1: Staging in a multiplatform world

The first phase of Diego’s development has focused on offloading the staging workflow – the task of converting uploaded app bits to compiled droplets ready for running in Cloud Foundry – from the existing DEAs to Diego. From the outset … Continue reading

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BOSH CPI Support for CloudStack

Today’s guest post is from Iwasaki Yudai, research engineer at NTT Laboratory Software Innovation Center and Du Jun and Zhang Lei from the Cloud Team, Software Engineering Laboratory, Zhejiang University, China (ZJU-SST). Cloud Foundry is the leading open source PaaS … Continue reading

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CollabNet’s CloudForge Available on run.pivotal.io Marketplace

The following is a guest post by Kelly Lanspa from the CloudForge product team. CloudForge from CollabNet is a collaborative software development and application lifecycle management platform. It includes source code management, Git/Subversion hosting and bug tracking on one platform, … Continue reading

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Wrapping libyaml in go

We recently released version 6.0.0 of cf, the command line client for Cloud Foundry. cf was previously written in Ruby, and we have rewritten it in Go. This allowed us to package cf as as a single binary and simplified … Continue reading

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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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Cloud Foundry Serving Around the Globe

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) is a really large organization with even larger reach – probably much more than most of us realize. Sure, you probably know about the massive genealogy library and databases that … Continue reading

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Monitoring Java Apps with AppDynamics

The following is a guest blog post by Dustin Whittle, Developer Evangelist at AppDynamics. AppDynamics is an Application Performance Management company that offers solutions to monitor a variety of applications running on public clouds or in private data centers. App … Continue reading

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Remote Dependencies, Convenience, Risk and Other Considerations for Operating Distributed Systems

One deeply held principle by experienced distributed system operators that I have worked with is that you should have no external dependencies to your software other than the ties to minimum requirements of the OS such as common system libraries, … 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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