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How to Push Private Docker Images and Enable Caching on Cloud Foundry Diego

Andrei Krasnitski

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Diego has brought Docker to Cloud Foundry, but only public Docker images are supported out-of-the-box. In this post, I will go over two solutions for those who cannot have their data in the open: private Docker registries and Diego Docker Cache. Below, you will find installation steps for both and a demo of how to deploy Diego Docker Cache.


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8 Pro Tips for Using Concourse CI with Cloud Foundry

Alexander Lomov


There are at least a dozen continuous integration solutions out there, but the majority of them are challenging to learn, scale, and debug. Most importantly, few of them were designed with pipelines in mind. Not able to find a tool that could handle something as massive and complex as Cloud Foundry, Pivotal decided to write their own. This resulted in Concourse CI, a user-friendly continuous delivery technology that focuses on pipelines, is easy to scale, runs anywhere, and works with anything.

From this post, you will learn how Concourse CI differs from other similar products, how it works, and how it can help you to “nitrocharge” your own projects.



Cloud Foundry Containers: Warden, Docker, and Garden

Maksim Zhylinski


Warden is a container implementation currently used in Cloud Foundry. At the same time, Docker is another option to easily and efficiently manage containers. That’s why a lot has been made to enable Docker in the Diego runtime.

Here, I briefly compare Warden and Docker: their implementation, what makes them alike/different, and how they’ll work together in Garden—the new container back end that will become available in Diego.



Are Diego and Docker Really Good Friends?

Lev Berman


Support for Docker is one of the main advantages of Cloud Foundry Diego, but how far does this compatibility go? Is it possible to push an arbitrary image from the Docker Hub to Diego and, if not, what are the constraints? What’s going to change in the future? Finally, why should anyone want to use Diego with Docker at all?

In this post, I’ll answer all of these questions, as well as show how to customize and push the official Redis image and demonstrate how to turn it into a simple service to be consumed by other apps.



See You at the Cloud Foundry Summit 2015!

Sophie Turol

the-cloud-foundry-summit-2015The very first Cloud Foundry conference (PlatformCF) gathered 450+ people in 2013. The year after, this number was already around 1,000. It is expected that the forthcoming CF Summit’15 will get 1,500 attendees. It’s awesome to watch the community grow so quickly! Let’s recall what it was like last year:

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Top 40 Quotes
As a Gold sponsor of the CF Summit and a speaker, we have a limited number of free passes to give away. Willing to get one? Write back to us and we’ll see if we can help you to attend the summit for free.

Join our sessions on BOSH, Lattice, Docker, and CF metrics


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Meetup: How to Build Scalable IoT Apps with Cloud Foundry, Bluemix, Docker, and Cloudant

Renat Khasanshyn

A video recording of the event:

Join tomorrow’s meetup in San Francisco to discuss how to store and analyze sensor-generated data—together with Animesh Singh, Syed Zaidi, Dwight Ford, and Nicholas Vargas of the IBM Bluemix team. In addition, I will identify four levels of IoT maturity and share how an S&P 500 company created an IoT business model using Docker containers and Cloud Foundry-based microservices.

Not in San Francisco? You can watch the live streaming of the meetup on this page starting from 6 PM, Nov 18.





Cloud Foundry Diary for February, 2014

Alex Khizhniak

This February was, probably, one of the busiest months in the history of Cloud Foundry. Literally, each day was filled with events, such as the announcement of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, open beta of BlueMix, the news about IBM’s $1B investment plans, etc.


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PaaS News Summary: January 2014

Volha Kurylionak

In this brief overview, we’ve gathered Top 10 Platform-as-a-Service news for Jan 2014.


  1. Gartner Released Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Platform-as-a-Service
  2. CenturyLink Cloud Supports the BOSH Tool Chain for Cloud Foundry Deployments
  3. January’s Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting
  4. Docker Received $15 M in Series B Funding
  5. Microsoft’s Windows Azure Updates
  6. OpenShift Origin Now Supports CentOS
  7. CloudMunch Expanded Their DevOps Platform to Windows Azure
  8. Apprenda 5.0: Support for Java and Oracle
  9. Jelastic PaaS Integrates with the SendGrid E-mail Infrastructure
  10. Mendix Raised $25 Million in Funding


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