Category Archives: Cloud Foundry

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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IBM WebSphere Liberty Buildpack on Cloud Foundry

IBM has just announced it is joining the Cloud Foundry project and making it a component of their open cloud architecture. Pivotal and IBM has jointly announced a series of actions to further engage the community in Cloud Foundry. A … Continue reading

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OpenStack Swift as a Cloud Foundry service

This is a guest blog post by anynines, a Cloud Foundry hosted cloud provider from Europe. In the past few years, the perception of cloud hosting has been revolutionized by the growth of IaaS and PaaS environments. However, many of … Continue reading

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Installing Cloud Foundry on Vagrant

This is a guest blog post by Altoros, a software development firm specializing in PaaS enablement and integration services around Hadoop and NoSQL. Cloud Foundry is by default a highly distributed multi-tenant platform that is usually deployed at scale (>40 … Continue reading

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Dealing with Eventual Consistency in the AWS EC2 API

The following is a Cloud Foundry technology blog from engineer Martin Englund Within the Cloud Foundry BOSH team we have been working on the Cloud Provider Interface for Amazon Web Services EC2 for over a year now, and coming from … Continue reading

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Static.com Adds Hadoop Support for Cloud Foundry

In this guest post, Jake Farrell, CTO for Static.com, explains how the major shift in the hosting industry towards platforms for high developer productivity and data-centric applications led them to build their Platform as a Service using Cloud Foundry with … Continue reading

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Want to Contribute to Cloud Foundry? Come on in!

Cloud Foundry is an Open Platform-as-a-Service, and an Open Source project. It has attracted phenomenal interest from the community - including partners, companies using the code internally, and those individual developers with a passion for getting involved. You can find the source … Continue reading

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