Posted by jeffh on 2012-10-30 15:43
Forums: Announcements | OS: All / Any

ActiveState is pleased to announce the release of Stackato 2.4.3, the application platform for creating a private, secure, flexible Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) using any language on any stack on any cloud. From the desktop to the datacenter, Stackato makes it easy to develop, deploy, migrate, scale, manage, and monitor applications on any cloud.

To learn more about Stackato and download the release, go to

Please make sure to download the new client when using the new VMs. You will find the clients available for download from the VM as well.

Make the most of Stackato - check out our sample applications at

Review our updated Stackato documentation at

Changes in this release since Stackato 2.2 ...

==== Stackato 2.4.3 ====

  • Improved system and application logging:
    • System logs are aggregrated from all nodes in the cluster
    • Output plugins allow streaming of system logs to other services (e.g. Loggly, papertrail)
    • Application logs are persisted between application restarts
    • stackato logs runs faster and returns logs from all instances, including stopped or crashed instances
  • Simplified web console theming, with improved documentation
  • Added User and Group import/export functionality to web console
  • Upgraded to Apache TomEE 1.5 Plus for Java and JVM frameworks
  • New kato migrate command (BETA) for live cluster migration
  • New kato op static_ip command to ease static IP configuration
  • New kato relocate command to support moving shared system data to a new location
  • MongoDB upgraded to v2.0.7
  • Fixed server incompatibility with Eclipse Cloud Foundry plugin
  • Support non-web background processes for all frameworks
  • New load balancer feature via kato setup (BETA)
  • Support for multiple cloud controllers using router2g
  • Finer grained control of App Store URL availability
  • Updated Stackato client to 1.5:
    • Allow uploading of very large applications
    • New stackato scp command for transferring data to or from application instance
    • Support for enhanced logging features
  • Stability bug fixes and updated documentation
  • ... and more:

For those using the Stackato Sandbox, it has already been migrated to 2.4.