Category Archives: Cloud Foundry

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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Canaries are Great!

First a little background, and then a story. As Matt described here, Cloud Foundry BOSH has a great capability to perform rolling updates automatically to an entire set of servers in a cluster, and there is a defensive aspect to … 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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Combining Voice with Velocity thru the Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board

Cloud Foundry is taking a unique approach to community that combines inclusiveness and scale with high velocity development. In this post Christopher Ferris, IBM Distinguished Engineer, shares some thoughts on how to bring this approach to life and invites the … Continue reading

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Introducing the Cloud Foundry Java Buildpack

Buildpacks are at the core of the Cloud Foundry architecture and we’ve recently made significant improvements to the Cloud Foundry Java Buildpack. As the lead developer of the buildpack, I’d like to give you some insight into the design principles … Continue reading

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