We’re happy to announce that Iron’s suite of products are now publicly available on the Manifold marketplace (see the bottom of this post for a coupon code you’ll want to redeem). If you haven’t heard of Manifold before, you definitely need to check them out.  They’re an application marketplace that lets you provision and manage services without…

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Chris Short recently wrote up a piece entitled Docker, Inc is Dead, with a prediction that the company would no longer exist sometime in 2018.  It’s well written and he does a good job of running through some of Docker’s history in recent years.  Although I agree with some of his sentiments, I don’t think…

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In February, we launch a beta called Project Kratos. It promised to bring Lambda-like functionality to any cloud – public, private, hybrid or on-premises. As we quickly approach Q4, February seems like a long time ago, but so much has happened since then. Over the past seven months, serverless computing has gained momentum as more…

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This week, the Cloud Foundry Summit is happening in Frankfurt. If you are there, give us a shout. The Iron.io team is there and would love to meet with you. It looks to be a great conference. We at Iron.io have been fortunate to have been a member of the Cloud Foundry Foundation for several…

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Intel launched the OpenStack Innovation Center to build new pools of developers who write applications that run on enterprise clouds, and who understand that as they write the code for these clouds, it’s based on best practices of operational experience.       Intel is also working with Mirantis, Rackspace and CoreOS to make OpenStack…

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Serverless computing has become a compelling model for companies to add business value without their development teams having to worry about provisioning, managing and scaling infrastructure. The concept is that developers write code that performs business logic based on  some specific input data, and the platform handles the details of: Where to run it: Use some machine with available…

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As of today, Iron.io formally joined the Cloud Foundry Foundation, the community behind the rapidly growing open source Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). With this exciting news, I wanted to take a quick moment to reflect on what brought us here, and where we see ourselves moving towards.

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Iron.io continues to grow its ecosystem of value-added partners. To this point, today you can now find Iron.io solutions in the Application Services within the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Azure users can now directly leverage Iron.io within their applications to respond to application events, decouple components as independent services, offload individual workloads, and schedule regular occurring…

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Our friends at Treasure Data wrote a blog post about data collection in Ruby and how to run multiple data collection tasks in parallel (or scheduled) using IronWorker. The example from Treasure Data demonstrates what it takes to build a simple logging application in Ruby with IronWorker to manage and log the output to Treasure…

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