By Jared Wray, CTO. Find Jared on Twitter.
We’re big fans of Cloud Foundry, open-source platform as a service. Why? Two reasons: the level of abstraction it offers enterprise developers, and the portability across cloud providers. This combination means faster development and deployment of multi-language web applications. And Cloud Foundry is backed by a thriving ecosystem of hosting providers.
It’s our goal to make the CenturyLink Cloud the cloud of choice for enterprise developers interested in Cloud Foundry. To that end, we’re excited to announce an important milestone.
Today, we’re pleased to announce the beta availability of BOSH on the CenturyLink Cloud.
BOSH is a crucial tool for deploying and managing Cloud Foundry at scale. It is supported on AWS, OpenStack, and vSphere and vCloud Director – and now CenturyLink Cloud.
Getting started with BOSH on the CenturyLink Cloud is easy - just set up a Micro-BOSH server configured for CenturyLink Cloud, then use the standard BOSH command line tools! Check out how to get started here. Support is based on the BOSH July 2013 snapshot and is Ubuntu only.
We are confident enterprises and devs will like the “better together” combination of BOSH, Cloud Foundry and CenturyLink Cloud. Here are five reasons why: