Category Archives: CloudFoundry

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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A Taste of Platform: 5 Sessions from a Thriving Community

Starting Sunday, September 8th, Platform: the Cloud Foundry Conference welcomes a worldwide group of over 400 dedicated developers and operators to Santa Clara for the first conference around the open source Platform as a Service (PaaS). The conference features leaders, … Continue reading

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Using OpenStack to Take Cloud Foundry into High Gear

In this guest post, Piston Cloud CTO and co-founder Josh McKenty shares why Piston’s OpenStack community infrastructure is a catalyst for growing and expanding the Cloud Foundry community. By now, most of you have noticed Piston’s growing involvement with Cloud … Continue reading

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Facilitating Open Community: an Interview with Andrew Clay Shafer

While planning the first Platform conference, I asked Andrew Shafer for advice and to facilitate an unconference. I first met him at OSCON 2010 and have enjoyed Andrew’s thought provoking perspective ever since. I sat down with Andrew to learn … Continue reading

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Cloud Foundry is Open and Pivotal, Part 2

In early March we introduced our vision for the Cloud Foundry Open Platform-as-a-Service project at Pivotal, and laid out a strategy of furthering our broad ecosystem with deep engineering partnerships with external organizations. “Adding full-time external committers has always been … Continue reading

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