Stackato is a cloud solution from renowned ActiveState. It is based on the Open Source CloudFoundry and offers a serious cloud solution for Perl, Python, Ruby, Node.js, PHP, Clojure and Java programmers
Stackato is very strong in the private and public PaaS area, but do also support deployment onto Amazon's EC2.
The presentation will cover basic use of Stackato and the reason for using a PaaS, public as private. Stackato can also be used as a micro-cloud for developers supporting vSphere, VMware Fusion and VirtualBox.
Stackato is quite impressive in both features and tools and ActiveState has committed to keeping the micro-cloud solution free so it offers an exciting capability and extension to the developers toolbox and toolchain.
by Martin Jespersen
19th April 2012