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VSCode is the primary tool that Microsoft provides on Linux and Mac OS to edit and debug PowerShell scripts. Yet, on MacOS, with default installation, you are likely to get the “Debug adapter process has terminated unexpectedly” when you try running your scripts. However, t...
VSCode is the primary way to edit and debug PowerShell scripts on Mac OS and Linux. If you do not have it yet, follow these instructions on GitHub on installing VSCode on Mac OS/Linux/Windows and adding its PowerShell extension. Once you are done with that, you can create a new or open...
As you have probably heard by now, Microsoft has just open-sourced PowerShell and made it available for Linux and Mac OS X. In this blog post, I will take you through the steps to download, install and run PowerShell on a Mac. Download and Install PowerShell for Mac OX Go to PowerShell...
With Dell’s acquisition of Quest and all the IT reorganization that followed, it is actually not that easy to find these two popular free PowerShell tools any longer. So here are the links that work today (January 30, 2015)
With Dell’s acquisition of Quest and all the IT reorganization that followed, it is actually not that easy to find these two popular free PowerShell tools any longer. So here are the links that work today (January 30, 2015): PowerGUI The download is freely available from DellR...
I knew one software company that failed their SaaS transition because they chose to cut a few corners with the operations. Since they were software engineers, they did not really want to spend time on such mundane tasks as security, auditing, backups and so on. One day they let a disgr...
WSO2Con Barcelona agenda is now live including the Cloud track near and dear to my heart. Here’s a quick overview of what to expect: Cloud Strategy – track keynote – we will go through all things cloud with WSO2 technology: our work with Apache Stratos, private cloud,...
Here’s how you can send a lot of individual personal messages if all you have is a GMail or Google Apps account. One of the key ways for successful startups or new IT projects is knowing your customers (and partners) and being available to them – so you can quickly collect ...
This year I changed my job and became in charge of the Cloud business at WSO2. This means that now on this blog you will have even more “cloud stuff”, so I thought I would start with a quick This year I changed my job and became in charge of the Cloud business at WSO2. This...
I have not tried this one myself, but I have to admit: this Gargl video on turning Yahoo search site into a PowerShell module looks pretty cool: See Joe’s blog post for details and download links.
Sections of this post were originally published by SendGrid We’re pleased to announce the partnership of Jelastic and SendGrid. SendGrid is a cloud-based email service that delivers marketing, transactional and enterprise emails on behalf of companies. Built upon the world’s largest...
Do you want to send emails with just one mouse click? You can make this process fast and convenient by configuring SMTP in your Jelastic server. SMTP stands for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. It is a standard for transmitting emails over (continued) Read MoreThe post Configure SMT...
In today’s post, we are going to present the software stacks distribution for November 2013. Learn more about recent Java & PHP stacks usage in order to choose the most appropriate solution for your application, deployed to the Jelastic environment. (continued) Read More...
In this article we will cover the subject of fronting a Tomcat application server with Apache. Tomcat is a secure, fast and full featured server. It is able to reliably serve a massive volume of data. That is why it (continued) Read MoreThe post Running Tomcat Behind Apache with m...
Last month we shared our enterprise debut with our new Platform-as-Infrastructure solution. Today, we are delighted to share that Lunacloud has selected Jelastic as its next generation cloud hosting platform. Lunacloud’s implementation of Jelastic Platform-as-Infrastructure is availabl...
Today we are proud to share the news, that Jelastic has made it to the finals of the Up-Start Cloud Awards! The category is “Best Application Platform 2013″ and the winner will be announced tomorrow at the UP Cloud Computing Conference (continued) Read MoreThe post Jel...
A couple of weeks ago, we announced Jelastic’s new direction to sell our products both to hosters (public cloud) and directly to enterprises (private and hybrid cloud), which was welcomed by our current customers and industry analysts. We also introduced (continued) Read MoreThe p...
In this article we focus on the Jelastic Platform-as-Infrastructure system of isolated containers. We will show how this isolation is achieved in Jelastic and also the benefits of this solution. Jelastic environment instances of all kinds (like app servers, databases etc.) (contin...
One week after Jelastic announced its enterprise debut with its new Platform-as-Infrastructure solution, Jelastic and Red Hat are announcing a new partnership to drive the global standardization of pluggable PaaS cartridges.  As part of the collaboration, Jelastic will add support ...
Do you plan to host your own PHP application? Or, is your PHP app already up and running? Regardless, it’s never too late to think about the protection of your “PHP baby.” Attacks on applications come in all forms and (continued) Read MoreThe post PHP Application Security Settings...
This week we launched our new website that reflects Jelastic’s new corporate positioning.  We are pleased to announce our new Platform-as-Infrastructure solution that is uniquely optimized for Enterprises, Hosting Service Providers and OEMs. See below to learn more for each (conti...
One more efficient month with Jelastic! Let’s see what October 2013 brought to us in terms of the Java & PHP software stacks statistics. In this article, we’ll present the overall numbers, distribution by regions and the monthly/annual trends of the stacks popularity within the Jel...
Over the years, blogging has become an integral part of the social media life-cycle. By utilizing your own blog, you can easily communicate news, events, tutorials or personal opinions. Reaching out to the world wide web via a content management system such as a blog, is an effective f...
 Is it possible to have too much security while running your own app? Nowadays, applications are a common target of potential attacks and vulnerabilities. As a result, having the ability to restrict access to your application is critical for your business. In this article we will addre...
Programming is always a question of choice, especially now when the IT sphere offers so many solutions. To succeed, you need to make the right choice while selecting the instances and services for running your application at all the stages of its life-cycle – from development to ...
Do you want to create your own “Wikipedia”? There is no need to reinvent the wheel. If you require a platform for a high-traffic website, you should definitely consider running it with MediaWiki. This application is a server-based scalable software written in PHP, using a backend datab...
Q&A websites are becoming more and more popular and many people find them to be a better choice for building online communities than a traditional web forum. Today you’ll see how easy it is to deploy LampCMS,  a full-featured Open Source Question and Answers web program writt...
Today we’ll show you how to deploy ContentBox, a professional open source Modular CMS that allows you to easily build websites, blogs, wikis and complex web applications to the Jelastic Cloud. It’s built with a secure and flexible modular core, designed to scale, and provides world-cla...
Enterprise Java Beans (EJB) specification includes remote client and local client views. In some cases, your Java application may need to have session and entity beans with local home and component interfaces and in other cases with remote ones. Let’s clarify which interface to c...
It’s time to update you with the latest data on the cloud software stacks’ distribution for September 2013. You’ll see the overall percentages for databases, Java and PHP application servers, Java and PHP versions, statistical data by regions and the last year’s trends. Dat...
Today, we proudly announced our official partnership with Locaweb, a leading hosting provider in Brazil and Latin America, servicing more than 260,000 customers. Locaweb was named as a leader for Hosting & Infrastructure Services in Brazil and Latin America in 2011, according to ID...
Many developers use Memcached for their projects, but only a few of them know exactly how this caching solution works. Let’s dive into the world of Memcached to learn more about its memory allocation and how to prevent fragmented memory for your Java and PHP applications. Memcach...
This month we are thrilled to announce that Rasmus Lerdorf (the creator of PHP), Michael “Monty” Widenius (the main developer of the MySQL database and the founder of MySQL AB and Monty Program Ab) and Mark Zbikowski (one of the key developers of Windows NTFS and Windows 20...
Jelastic has released a Mobile Application for iPhone and iPad! The Jelastic Mobile App for managing your Java and PHP applications deployed to the Jelastic Cloud delivers access to Jelastic PaaS from your iPhone 4, 4S, 5 or iPad 2, 3, 4G. This will significantly improve your work prod...
This week at JavaOne 2013 we shared our booth with the team from Tomitribe.  We had daily joint give-aways of Raspberry Pi’s and a grand prize of an xBox One. The booth has been busy all week, and some familiar faces stopped by to say hello. Dmitry Sotnikov, our COO, spoke at 2 s...
It’s no secret that WordPress is one of the most widely used CMSs in the world. This software can be used to create a website or blog and it’s absolutely free. High profile American government organizations such as the CIA, the FBI and the Airforce are using WordPress. In additio...
You can easily run Atlassian Confluence in a clustered environment instead of a single server in the cloud, so that clients can connect to any copy and see the same information. Such a clustered configuration provides scaling under the load, i.e. a single installation of Confluence clu...
WindowsITPro is doing their annual Community Choice Awards voting – and there’s a bunch of PowerShell-related nominees: 1. SDM & SpecOps in Group Policy – both have PowerShell, 17. Best Wireless/Mobile: SAPIEN iPowerShell 20. Scripting Tools: PowerGUI, PowerShell ...
Replication is a primary technology for any database server, and downtime or data loss can result in lost productivity, revenue and product confidence. By replicating data from a master to one or more standby servers, you can greatly reduce the possibility of any data loss. Today’s blo...
Our hosting partner in Sweden, Elastx, recently partnered with SolidFire as part of a study by Cloud Spectator.  They performed various tests to measure cloud I/O performance with Amazon AWS, Rackspace and Elastx (powered by Jelastic) and the results are extraordinary! Key Highlights: ...