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BitNami Cloud Hosting Now Available!

After several months in private beta, we're excited to announce that BitNami Cloud Hosting is now available! BitNami Cloud Hosting simplifies the process of deploying and managing open source and other applications in the cloud. BitNami Cloud Hosting offers: One-click Application Deployment: Launch servers with one or more applications or development stacks from the BitNami library in one click. Currently available applications include: SugarCRM, Alfresco, JasperServer, Drupal, Wordpress and many others. You can view a list at: http://bitnami.org/cloud/apps Automatic Backups and One Click Server Restores: BitNami Cloud Hosting offers automated backups that can be scheduled to occur hourly, daily or ... more

Feb 07, 2011 | Tags: Apache HTTP Server, AWS, Blog, Bug Tracking, Business Intelligence, Cloud, CMS, Collaboration, CRM, e-Commerce, ECM, eLearning, Help Desk, Hosting, Infrastructure, Java, MySQL, Photo Sharing, PHP, Planning, Portal Server, Project Management, Ruby on Rails, Wiki

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Updated BitNami Stacks for SugarCRM, Drupal, Redmine and Alfresco Released!

We're happy to announce the release of updated BitNami Stacks for SugarCRM, Drupal, Redmine and Alfresco. As with all BitNami Stacks, these new releases are freely available as native installers, for installation on desktops or servers, virtual appliances, which can be run in VMWare and Virtualbox, and as cloud images for Amazon EC2 (AMIs) and GoGrid (GSIs). If you're not familiar with these applications, here is a quick summary: SugarCRM: SugarCRM is a flexible customer relationship management solution for companies of all sizes. SugarCRM can easily be customized and integrated with other software to allow companies to build and maintain ... more

Aug 27, 2010 | Tags: CRM, Portal Server, ECM, PHP, Java, MySQL, Ruby on Rails, Tomcat, Project Management, Hosting

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Tutorial: Rubystack Deployment Alternatives

BitNami RubyStack provides different deployment options. This article explains the different steps to follow in order to get your application running on top of RubyStack. We will describe the settings to use: Apache or Nginx as web server. Mongrel, Thin or Phussion Passenger as the engine for Ruby web applications. 1. Initial steps Some steps are common across all deployment approaches for Rails applications: Extract the application files to a specific directory. For example, inside ${installdir}/apps/app_name Setup the database in ${rails_application_dir}/config/database.yml to use the bundled RubyStack MySQL. Here is an example: production: adapter: mysql database: rails_app_production host: 127.0.0.1 username: ${mysql_user} ... more

Dec 14, 2009 | Tags: Portal Server, Other Category, Ruby on Rails

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How-To Video: Launching BitNami Virtual Appliances

We put together the video below to show you how easy it is to get up and running with one of the BitNami virtual machine images, or 'virtual appliances'. This video features the BitNami Joomla! Stack on VMWare Player, but the steps are virtually the same for every BitNami virtual appliance. All of the virtual appliances will also run in VirtualBox. ... more

Dec 14, 2009 | Tags: CMS, Portal Server, Hosting, PHP

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ocPortal installer released!

We are happy to announce the release of a new application stack. ocPortal is a CMS with many Web 2.0 features for sophisticated sites. ocPortal supports many types of content (galleries, news/newsletters, etc.) - and integrating rich media and advertising into them. Community features include forums, member blogs, chat rooms, WIKI, and content commenting/rating. ocPortal lets you decide exactly how your site will look and behave. Features are plentiful, well integrated, and optional. Out-of-the-box your site will meet the highest accessibility and professional standards. ocPortal is written in PHP with a MySQL backend and you can download the complete stack ... more

Jun 30, 2009 | Tags: CMS, Portal Server

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