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Knative vs Cloud Foundry: Where are the Overlaps and What are the Differences?

What is Cloud Foundry? “Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy and scale applications, providing a choice of clouds, developer frameworks, and application services. It is an open source project and is available through a variety of private cloud distributions and public cloud instances.” – https://www.cloudfoundry.org/ What is Knative? “Kubernetes-based platform

The Essential Getting Started Guide to Cloud Foundry

Abstract Today’s user expects a self-service, always-on, plug-and-play, ever-evolving experience. That’s a lot of hyphens. Cloud Foundry is based on the premise of making Application Development agile and Infrastructure flexible in order for the modern enterprise to meet dynamic business needs. We’ll guide you through the essential, need-to-know basics for an owner, operator, or developer

Stemcell Version Not Found

I was running a script the other day that would pull down the latest cf-deployment and get it running on my local computer using bucc. (Here’s the code for those following along at home.) I get the STEMCELL_VERSION from the cf-deployment repo with bosh interpolate command. When software updates in the repo, the script will

ProTip: Find BOSH Docs Fast

When you first hit the documentation page for BOSH, did you get the "wall of text" feeling of information overload? Some days I want to crack open the site, sit next to a roaring fireplace, and just read for days. The rest of the time I need the information, and I need it now. First

Vulcan Nerve Pinch, Like that but for BOSH-Lite

You know when Spock does that thing on Star Trek and he just grabs the guy by the neck in the right place and blamo, he’s out cold? It’s called the Vulcan Nerve Pinch. The right move at the right time is all it takes to go from chaos to calm. Well we want to

How to Choose a Stemcell

When you need a stemcell for a release, you go to the https://www.bosh.io/stemcells page. While it’s clear which Operating System to choose from (Ubuntu or Cent OS) the next few decisions to make can become less clear as you sort through each of the additional options. In this article, we’ll help you understand what all