CF Object Storage

A Cloud Foundry CLI Plugin for Working With Object Storage A new plugin, CF Object Storage, is now available.  This plugin provides users with the ability to work with Object Storage directly from the Cloud Foundry CLI. Users can take a look at the containers and objects currently in object storage and access, create and modify them. OpenStack Object Storage has many […]

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CF Large Objects

UPDATE: This utility has been updated to a general purpose Object Storage plugin. You can read more here. A Cloud Foundry CLI Plugin for Working With Large Objects Object Storage has two very powerful types of aggregate files, Static Large Objects (SLOs) and Dynamic Large Objects (DLOs). You can find a ton of great information on SLOs and DLOs in this […]

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A Play Scala Server Running on IBM Bluemix

This blog article describes how to create a simple Play application written in Scala and deploy it on IBM Bluemix.The article assumes that the reader is familiar with Scala, the Play application framework and IBM Bluemix. Please see the Reference section at the end of this article for links that provide more information about these technologies IBM’s Bluemix IBM Bluemix is […]

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Protecting static content in Bluemix

Single Sign-On A client developing a prototype application on IBM Bluemix wanted to share their application with just a few developers.  Not a problem I thought, I’ve used the Bluemix SSO service  (Single Sign-on) with both Java and Node apps and it’s easy to use.  The service is simple to create and configure and the documentation and code examples are straightforward. There was a […]

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IBM jStart at CloudFoundry Summit 2015

Reflecting on the recent CloudFoundry Summit in Santa Clara, California May 11-12, it is apparent that Platform as a Service (PAAS) is being heavily adopted by both large and small companies. What a change from two years ago at the first CloudFoundry Summit which felt like a large meetup with a couple of vendor tables around the room and most […]

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Cf-Download

A Cloud Foundry CLI plugin for downloading running Applications Occasionally, a developer might need to retrieve source code from his or her running PaaS application that is running on Bluemix or on another Cloud Foundry-based PaaS instance. This is often done while debugging. It allows developers to see what their code looks like after being pushed up, and better understand […]

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