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News, tutorials and customer success related to 'buildpack'

June 28, 2021

Scalingo the european alternative to Heroku

Looking for an alternative to Heroku? You are at the right place with Scalingo, the leading european PaaS.
August 09, 2019

Python 3.7 now available on Scalingo

Python 3.7 support is now publicly available on Scalingo!
October 30, 2018

Farewell legacy PHP 5.6, welcome PHP 7.2 as default

The platform will now follow the latest stable version of PHP as a default choice.
August 05, 2016

PHP 7 now available on Scalingo

We’re a little bit late to the party but we have some great news for the PHP developers out there: PHP 7 support is now publicly available on Scalingo! From now on, you can execute a PHP 7 application in an instant.
April 22, 2016

Docker Image Building Strategy and The Fantasy of Image Size Reduction

At Scalingo, we’re using Docker as a core tool of our infrastructure. We’ve bet on it since its early days to build this PaaS. Our customers send their code, we transform it to a Docker image, which is executed in our infrastructure. We’ve read quite often that optimizing the size of Docker images is a kind of Holy Gra
January 25, 2016

Meteor deployments on Scalingo just got 30% faster

Release after release, Meteor builds have been slower and slower. We’ve observed such trend for almost a year now, as the biggest part of a Meteor app deployment is the ‘build’ part. We’ve just released a new version of our Meteor deployment system which decreases deployment durations of an average of 30%.
March 29, 2015

Why are we technology agnostic?

If you’ve ever browsed our ‘Supported Technologies’ page, you may have noticed that we’re are supporting quite a lot of different stacks.