May 9-12 TM Forum Live! 2016

Cloudsoft is once again delighted to be in Nice for TM Forum Live! Last year we participated in TMF’s Best New Catalyst Enabling the Smart City Digital Ecosystem. This year we will present two Catalyst (POC) projects we are participating in: NFV Ecosystem Enabler: A well-enabled VNF package and Smart City: Service Level Management for Smart…

Salt support in Apache Brooklyn

Apache Brooklyn has had support for some time for provisioning machines using Chef, but a new feature in the upcoming 0.9.0 release adds the ability to use Salt from SaltStack. This means you can integrate existing deployment specifications that use Salt into an Apache Brooklyn managed operation. Salt is a new generation orchestration and configuration…

Running Apache Brooklyn on Cloud Foundry

In previous posts we’ve spoken about the Brooklyn Service Broker, which makes use of Apache Brooklyn to deploy services such as MySQL or MongoDB for your Cloud Foundry applications. In this post, we’ll show you how to run Apache Brooklyn itself as a Cloud Foundry Application; run the Brooklyn Service Broker using this Brooklyn instance;…

Incontinuum and Cloudsoft partner to deliver fully automated container service

Companies Announce Strategic Partnership at IBM InterConnect Las Vegas, Nevada — InContinuum Software and Cloudsoft Corporation today announced their strategic partnership and their first joint offering – a fully-automated multi-tenant Container Service solution for any hybrid cloud environment at IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas. The firms have been working together in stealth mode for the…

Drag-and-drop Tosca support for Apache Brooklyn with ALIEN 4 Cloud

The OASIS TOSCA (Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications) standard enables services and applications to be portable across cloud providers – regardless of their underlying platform or infrastructure – by describing their components, relationships, dependencies, requirements, and capabilities for automated management platforms such as Apache Brooklyn. Alien4Cloud is a web UI that allows components…

Brooklyn + Terraform Integration

In this article, we’ll take a look at Apache Brooklyn’s integration with Hashicorp Terraform, a tool for building, changing, and versioning infrastructure safely and efficiently. Brief Overview of Terraform: The key component of a Terraform system is the configuration file. Configuration files describe to Terraform the components needed to run anything from a single application to an entire datacenter...