Cloud Foundry

Infrastructure matters in the cloud…and in the clouds

When we’re flying in actual clouds, we care about the airplane, whether all the small pieces of hardware and software onboard are well fitted, tested and strong enough to hold. Airlines handle this for us and no one dares to question whether this is the way things should work. This is because infrastructure really matters when flying. In fact, it […]

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Cloud Foundry Foundation CEO Ramji hits the ground running

In just two short months—including the holiday season—the newly incorporated Cloud Foundry Foundation has hit the ground running with incredible support of the Linux Foundation staff. Today, the Cloud Foundry Foundation announced that the board, which includes yours truly, had chosen Sam Ramji (@sramji) to lead the foundation as its CEO. Sam has been operating in the […]

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A guide to IBM Bluemix resiliency and security

IBM Bluemix is suitable for high performance, high input/output (I/O), high availability or latency-sensitive production applications, as well as development and test deployments. This is due to the IBM Bluemix configuration of Cloud Foundry within its data centers and the underlying strength of the IBM SoftLayer cloud infrastructure platform. All Bluemix applications have their infrastructure […]

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Thursday Thoughts: Build the cloud skills recruiters want

In this Thoughts on Cloud video, Shelbee introduces Tim Vanderham, VP, IBM Cloud Services, to talk about three cloud computing skills IT leaders must have to impress recruiters.

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Open Tech Summit coming to IBM InterConnect

For the past two years, IBM has hosted the popular Open Tech summits to kickoff major events such as Pulse, Impact and Innovate. We’re pleased to announce that we will continue that tradition at InterConnect, IBM’s new cloud, mobile and big data conference, Sunday, Feb. 22 from 4-6 p.m. We will feature IBM and guest speakers who are […]

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IBM Bluemix Meetups welcome devs into the ‘mix’

At the beginning of the year, when I was tasked to run Meetups in Silicon Valley that focused on Cloud Foundry and IBM Bluemix, I was a bit apprehensive. It was a totally new venture for me and a relatively new way for us IBMers to engage with the community. Silicon Valley is a unique […]

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Why open technology matters at the PaaS layer

Say you’ve decided to adopt platform as a service (PaaS) as your cloud-based platform, along with a DevOps environment, to deliver business outcomes in an agile, iterative and incremental fashion. You also want to explore all the benefits of a composable environment on cloud to quickly build new applications. These are smart choices, and you’re […]

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A delicious recipe: Cloud Foundry with IBM Bluemix on top

Who’s hungry? If you’re a fan of open source, I have a great recipe to share with you that you might find quite appetizing. The ingredients are the key to any recipe, so let’s take a look at our two main ingredients. What is IBM Bluemix and what is Cloud Foundry? What are their similarities […]

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Cloud Foundry: Laying the foundation

Today marks the culmination of a nearly year-long journey with some really special people at Pivotal who had the vision to take Cloud Foundry to an open governance model. I’d like to be one of the first to say “Congratulations!” on the launch of the new Cloud Foundry Foundation. We’re proud to officially announce today that […]

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Open source in the City of Lights: Recapping the OpenStack Summit

Last week more than 4,600 developers and users—an attendance record—gathered in Paris for  the OpenStack summit at the Palais des Congrès. Collectively we shared best practices, user stories and discussed the 11th release of OpenStack cloud software, Kilo, planned for April 2015. With keynotes by banks, car companies, media conglomerates, and with 59 countries participating, […]

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Podcast: Angel Diaz discusses the future of open cloud technology

You can’t have an in-depth conversation around cloud computing today without bringing up open technology. As cloud computing emerges from its infancy, open standards developed in organizations like OpenStack and Cloud Foundry are primed to bring the cloud into adolescence. You’d have a hard time finding anyone as bullish on open technology as Angel Luis Diaz, vice president of Open Technology & […]

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Cloud Foundry governance is open for review

Today marks an important milestone along the path to open governance for the Cloud Foundry open source platform as a service (PaaS) initiative. The founding sponsors have been hard at work since this past spring, hammering out the governance model and drafting legal documents for the incorporation of the Cloud Foundry Foundation. Those documents are […]

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