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David Gardner

beta.ironfoundry.me Service Retirement

We will be retiring our IronFoundry Platform-as-a-Service Beta, beta.ironfoundry.me, on April 15th, 2016.

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Chris Sterling

Diego Windows Update

On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015, the Cloud Foundry Foundation held the Community Advisory Board (CAB) meeting. There is a great review of the entire Cloud Foundry CAB meeting here.

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Chris Sterling

Pairing on .NET Support for Diego in New York City

This past week, Brannon Jones and Chris Sterling from CenturyLink Cloud's PaaS team traveled to New York City. The goal of our visit was to pair with the Pivotal team adding .NET support to Diego and help define the implementation path going forward. Most of our time was spent with "The Four Daves" (David Varvel, David Morhovich, David Tengdin, and Dave Goddard) and Mark Kropf. It was fun getting embedded in the Pivotal culture and getting to know folks in the New York City office.

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Chris Sterling

Installing Iron Foundry [Video Tutorial]

As a follow up to the Installing Cloud Foundry 1.9.3 with BOSH Lite video tutorial, here is "Installing Iron Foundry":

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Chris Sterling

Installing Cloud Foundry 1.9.3 using BOSH Lite [Video Tutorial]

Recently, one of our team members at CenturyLink Cloud, Marcel Ortiz, updated Iron foundry support of Cloud Foundry from version 1.7.2 to 1.9.3. The following tutorial on installing Cloud Foundry version 1.9.3 using BOSH Lite is the first in a series to help ease installation and use of Iron Foundry. This tutorial is for anyone who would like to deploy their own Cloud Foundry environment. Cloud Foundry is a pre-requisite to using Iron Foundry in a new environment. All of the steps shown in the video can be followed from the Iron Foundry release Github repository README.

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Brian Button

Combining .NET and MS-SQL in Iron Foundry

In this article, I'll show a simple ASP.Net application that uses a SQL-Server database for data access. We'll talk about how to create your database, and about how to bind the database service to the application. These are usually very simple tasks, but certain requirements of Cloud Foundry and Iron Foundry make it a little more complicated.

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Brian Button

Calling all .NET Devs - New Options for Platform as a Service with IronFoundry.Me

On behalf of the Iron Foundry core team, I'm excited to announce the immediate availability of ironfoundry.me. This refreshed and re-launched site is now based on Cloud Foundry V2. Developers using the new ironfoundry.me site will be able to develop and deploy .NET applications onto a combined Iron Foundry/Cloud Foundry infrastructure. This abstracts away more layers of the stack from developers, so you can just focus on writing code.

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Brian Button

Iron Foundry and Diego Collaboration

This past week, Brannon Jones traveled to San Francisco to pair with the Cloud Foundry team working on Diego. The main goal of the week was to help both teams ensure that the evolving architecture of Diego would support both Linux and Windows as OSs to which droplets could be deployed. Here is an excerpt from the vcap-dev status update by the Diego team from last week:

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Brian Button

What Is Happening with Iron Foundry

It's an exciting and interesting time for the Iron Foundry project. This blog post will detail some of the ongoing activities in Iron Foundry, and talk a bit about the near term roadmap for the project.

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Jared Wray

Iron Foundry Now in Cloud Foundry Incubation Program

The members of Iron Foundry project many of whom are CenturyLink Cloud Development Center engineers, are excited to announce that we are entering the Cloud Foundry incubation process as of today. After two years of great Iron Foundry momentum as a stand-alone open source project – and with CenturyLink as a founding member of the Cloud Foundry Foundation at a gold level - we are excited to contribute this code to make .NET a first class citizen in Cloud Foundry!

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