Tag Archives: Redis

Scaling Real-time Apps on Cloud Foundry Using Node.js and RabbitMQ

In the previous blog Scaling Real-time Apps on Cloud Foundry Using Node.js and Redis, we used Redis as a ‘session store’ and also as a ‘pub-sub’ service for chat messages. But in many enterprise grade real-time apps, you may want … Continue reading

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Build a Real Time Activity Stream on Cloud Foundry with Node.js, Redis and MongoDB 2.0 – Part III

In Part II of this series, we covered the architecture needed for persisting the Activity Streams to MongoDB and fanning it out in real-time to all the clients using Redis PubSub. Since then, some exciting new Node.js features for Cloud Foundry were launched. … Continue reading

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New Runtime Module for Node.js Applications

In the previous blog post, Cloud Foundry Now Supports Auto-Reconfiguration for Node.js Applications, we saw that Node.js applications deployed to CloudFoundry.com can be automatically reconfigured to connect to Cloud Foundry services. However, there may be situations where you want to opt-out of … Continue reading

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Cloud Foundry Now Supports Auto-Reconfiguration for Node.js Applications

Cloud Foundry has long supported auto-reconfiguration for Spring and Ruby applications. Now we are pleased to add auto-reconfiguration support for Node.js applications as well. Deploying Node.js applications to Cloud Foundry previously required parsing of environmental variables and overwriting server and service connection function calls … Continue reading

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Building a Real-Time Activity Stream on Cloud Foundry with Node.js, Redis and MongoDB–Part II

In Part I of this series, we showed how to start from the node-express-boilerplate app for real-time messaging and integration with third parties and move towards building an Activity Streams Application via Cloud Foundry. The previous app only sent simple … Continue reading

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Building a Real Time Activity Stream on Cloud Foundry with Node.js, Redis and MongoDB – Part I

Cloud Foundry provides developers with several choices of frameworks, application infrastructure services and deployment clouds. This approach to providing a platform as a service enables the fast creation of useful cloud applications that take advantage of polyglot programming and multiple data services. … Continue reading

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Running Resque Workers on Cloud Foundry

Also in this series: Cloud Foundry Improves Support For Background Processing Running Workers on Cloud Foundry with Spring Running Standalone Web Applications on Cloud Foundry We introduced Cloud Foundry’s new “standalone” applications feature in the first post in this four-part series. … Continue reading

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Cloud Foundry Open PaaS Deep Dive

by Ezra Zygmuntowicz (aka @ezmobius) You are probably wondering about how Cloud Foundry actually works, hopefully these details will clear things up for you about how Cloud Foundry the OSS project works, why it works, and how you can use … Continue reading

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