All posts by Tom Lindma

World’s First DevOps Hackathon


ElasticBox is hosting the world’s first DevOps Hackathon during DevOps Summit West at the Santa Clara Convention Center on November 6 from noon – 4PM.

Use the ElasticBox technology to build and deploy any application on any cloud. It’s really up to you what you want to build – you can use ElasticBox to build your own custom application boxes or use the best deployment practices of other software vendors. Read More

Welcome on board, Couchbase!

Welcome on board, Couchbase!_logo

A bit of awesome sauce for today — we are thrilled to announce our partnership with Couchbase, the only enterprise grade NoSQL database in the market.

Together with Couchbase, we have created Couchbase Server and Couchbase Sync Gateway Boxes for ElasticBox, allowing our users to quickly deploy and run web and mobile applications powered by Couchbase technology in the cloud. Read More

Control the Cost of Cloud Computing with ElasticBox

Tags at ElasticBox are a powerful tool. With the next few blog posts we will explain how you can use ElasticBox tags for different use cases.

A few months ago, I was building a small iPhone app on my own. It was one of those very late evenings, (or technically early mornings) when I started to migrate my app’s backend from my local development machine to the cloud. I launched database and server instances, deployed my code on the cloud and then went to bed. Over the next few weeks I continued coding and testing my app, but I never looked at the billing information on the cloud management console. Read More

Securely Connect to Your AWS Cloud Resources

When using ElasticBox, you bring your own cloud. To deliver the absolute best experience of deploying applications on any cloud, we are working very closely with all the cloud providers that we support – Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, OpenStack, CloudStack, and VMware. One of the topics that often comes up is security. Today, we’re adding enhanced security for our AWS support.

Our friends at Amazon have built comprehensive Identity and Access Management (AWS IAM) features, which enable enterprises to grant and control secure access to specific AWS resources. Read More