Simplify deployment and scaling of web apps.
Cause of death
dotCloud's parent company ran out of money so dotCloud came down with it as well.
dotCloud was born in 2008 and it dies in January 2016.
dotCloud wrapped up code inside Linux containers than can be moved from server to server. It basically started Docker.
Last known residence
Linux and Windows.
Docker is an open platform that enables developers and system administrators to create distributed applications.
Rancher is an open source software platform that implements a purpose-built infrastructure for running containers in production.
Heroku is a multi-language cloud application platform that enables developers to deploy, scale, and manage their applications.
Google App Engine offers a full-stack, hosted, automatically scalable web application platform.