Heartbleed Vulnerability Update: AppFog Patched and Secure
On Monday, April 7, the Zero-Day “Heartbleed” OpenSSL Security Vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160) was publicly disclosed. This bug affects OpenSSL (which provides security to 66% of the Internet) and allows attackers to retrieve data stored in a server’s memory and access sensitive information. Affected websites must patch their software and redeploy new, trusted SSL certificates. As of
SendGrid add-on on AppFog makes email integration a snap
The short: SendGrid’s powerful email system is now an AppFog add-on. Learn how to use it here. The scenario: Your application needs to communicate with users and customers via emails such as triggered notifications and alerts, purchase confirmations, and password reminders. But building and maintaining your own SMTP infrastructure is going to take time and
Rackspace and AppFog and Beer, Oh My!
Apps and Beer are good, but add a free iPad and you’ve really got a party. Rackspace and AppFog are throwing a Happy Hour on Thursday, February 7 at AppsWorld in San Francisco, and we’re asking developers to create an app that helps us choose the beers that will be served at the party. Because, you
AppFog’s Holiday Gift to Developers – A New Affordable Paid Plan
As we head into the holidays, it’s time to think of the special gifts we want to give to the people we care about. And here at AppFog, we care a whole lot about developers. So, we’ve been doing some thinking here at AppFog HQ, trying to figure out the perfect way to express our
Announcing the Private Beta of our new AppFog Private Cloud Solution
As you probably know, we have been hard at work here at AppFog HQ. One of our big concerns has been our brothers in arms at Enterprise companies around the world. Devs at Fortune 500 companies everywhere have been asked to do more with less. Sometimes they sneak around their boss and put AppFog in production without even
It’s time for true 21st century web dev: AppFog now supports Redis…AND RabbitMQ
No doubt about it: Redis is the absolute bomb. Since our GA launch a few months ago, Redis support has been one of the most frequently requested features for AppFog, and we’re thrilled to deliver on our repeated promise to make Redis a reality as soon as humanly possible. Now, Redis is ready to use
Analytics + memcache = love: AppFog announces add-on partnership with MemCachier and StatsMix
We here at AppFog are pretty pumped today. Why? Because we just added two new (and stellar) add-on partners. As you know by now, web development today is a much more sophisticated animal than it used to be. Nowadays, it’s not enough to have pages that load “quickly enough.” You need to minimize loading times,
MongoLab is now available as AppFog’s newest add-on!
Do you like MongoDB? Have you been using AppFog and longing for a way to link up to a hosted Mongo database? Well, you’re in luck, because we at AppFog are announcing today that support for MongoLab is now live as an AppFog add-on. MongoLab is a great tool because it takes all of the
Add-Ons now live for AppFog
Developers who are used to working with PHP Fog (or with Heroku) are used to the Add-on services available for use within your apps when using these services. These integrated third party services allow you to quickly and easily extend your apps, adding and provisioning services that are bound to your app with a single
PostgreSQL support is now live on AppFog!
As many of you already know, PostgreSQL is a phenomenal database technology. It’s an established and battle-tested ACID-compliant object-relational database with thousands of contributors in its open source community. For any PaaS seeking to offer a fully-rounded palette of database options to developers, Postgres is an absolute must-have. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce today