Using the Mesosphere Technology Stack in Skytap Cloud

By Tom Milligan    |    September 12, 2014    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

Skytap recently announced the availability of the Mesosphere Technology Stack template in the Skytap Public Template Library.The Mesosphere Technology Stack is a framework for developers and system admins to...


Using Cloud Foundry v2 in Skytap Cloud

By Tom Milligan    |    August 28, 2013    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

On August 28, 2013, Skytap announced the availability of the Cloud Foundry v2 template in the Skytap Cloud Public Template Library. This template includes the following virtual machines: A Cloud Foundry v2...


Video Tutorial: Skytap Templates and Configurations

By Dylan Holmes    |    July 08, 2013    |    Product Development

​Templates are the starting point for all new configurations within Skytap Cloud. Think of them as 'read-only blueprints' for configurations. A template can be as simple as a single virtual...


The Best of 2013 (So Far)

By Julie Riedel    |    July 03, 2013    |    Product Development

​As we pass the midpoint of 2013, we're revisiting the most popular content on the Skytap blog. Across the cloud computing industry as a whole, people wrote about things like why...


User Support Series: Cloudera Hadoop Cluster Public Template

By Dylan Holmes    |    April 30, 2013    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

In this entry of the User Support series, we'll take a look at the Cloudera Hadoop Public Template. You can find information on all Skytap public templates by navigating to...


Using the Skytap Cloud Command Line Interface VM Template

By Tom Milligan    |    April 18, 2013    |    Product Development

In the April 2013 release of Skytap Cloud, we announced the availability of the public beta Skytap Cloud command line interface (CLI). Documentation for the Skytap Cloud CLI is installed along...


Getting an Integration Back on Track in 90 Seconds—Cloud Style

By Matt Sousley    |    March 04, 2013    |    Software Demos, Product Development

Building integration packs often requires that partners work closely to bring their products together. However, trying to get both parties together on a schedule can be tricky. Any hiccups along...


New Windows 8 Enterprise x64 and Windows Server 2012 Templates

By Matt Sousley    |    February 11, 2013    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

We recently added a couple of new templates to the Skytap Cloud public template library. The first template is a new Windows 8 Enterprise x64. This is an x64 template to...


NetworkWorld Names Skytap Cloud CDH4 Templates Product of the Week

By Julie Riedel    |    January 23, 2013    |    Development and Testing, Product Development

NetworkWorld has announced its Products of the Week for January 21, 2013 – and the Skytap Cloud pre-configured templates that support Cloudera® and Apache™ Hadoop® made the list. Our enterprise-ready templates make it...