[tpm] Article: Perl and Python float on open source VMware cloud - ActiveState heavy-lifts so you don't have to

J. Bobby Lopez jbl at jbldata.com
Mon May 30 12:34:28 PDT 2011

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/05/06/activestate_cloud_foundry/  (<--
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Posted in Cloud, 6th May 2011 05:00 GMT

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PHP might dominate the web LAMP stack, but ActiveState is taking steps to
fluff the two other dynamic languages that put the "P" in LAMP: Python and

On Thursday, the company released an early implementation of VMware's open
source Cloud Foundry, which ActiveState promised would help reduce the
effort of migrating Python and Perl apps from a VMware environment behind
the firewall to a public or private VMware cloud.

ActiveState's implementation, a service it calls Stackato, also introduces
early tooling to debug and test new applications built using Python and Perl
for VMware clouds.

Stackato also works with Node.JS, the fashionable server-side JavaScript
platform based on the Google V8 JavaScript engine. Node.js is being hailed
as what Ruby on Rails could or should have been.
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