February 28, 2017

IBM: Rate of Cloud Adoption Bodes Well for Microservices

Jan 30, 2017 0 375

Just about every IT organization realizes by now that making the transition to the cloud is a journey. It begins with a few small steps involving a few software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications and firing up a few virtual ...

Oracle Hybrid Cloud Revolves Around Microservices Runtime

Jan 19, 2017 0 498

At the core of Oracle’s hybrid cloud computing strategy is an approach to containers that relies on a management plane residing in the network rather than in the hypervisor. At its CloudWorld event this week, Thomas Kurian, ...

AWS Stokes Container Management Debate

Dec 7, 2016 0 613

Amazon Web Services is gearing up to throw its weight around in the debate over container management and orchestration. At the re:Invent 2016 conference, AWS announced plans to create a Blox project incorporating multiple open-source technologies, starting ...

Mendix Embraces Multi-Faceted Approach to Containers

Nov 28, 2016 0 693

For some time now, a fair amount of momentum has been building around low-code approaches to building applications that both professional developers and gifted users could embrace as so-called “citizen developers.” As a leading proponent of this ...

CoreOS Taps Redspread Founders for Kubernetes

Oct 27, 2016 1 449

As an open-source container orchestration engine, Kubernetes enjoys broad industry support. The challenge is, it is a technology designed primarily for engineers by Google engineers. But since Google decided to make Kubernetes available as open-source code, a ...

Why and How to Run Containers in the Public Cloud

Sep 27, 2016 0 580

Want to run Docker containers with less hassle? Public cloud platforms such as Google Cloud, AWS and Azure may be the answer. If you’ve set up Docker, you know that it can be challenging. While Docker itself ...

Cloud Foundry Foundation Makes Case for Containers

Sep 22, 2016 1 914

There’s a significant amount of debate these days over where best to deploy container applications. Bare metal servers, virtual machines and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environments are all in the mix. But a new survey of 328 IT professionals ...

Mirantis Acquires TCP Cloud to Advance Kubernetes Ambitions

Sep 15, 2016 3 795

Moving to accelerate the rate at which the OpenStack cloud platform can be hosted on the Kubernetes container orchestration platform, Mirantis today announced it has acquired TCP Cloud. Based in Prague, TCP Cloud provides managed services around ...

AWS Sees Rapid Microservices Architecture Evolution

Aug 30, 2016 0 863

Amazon Web Services (AWS) believes IT infrastructure management is evolving too rapidly for the average IT organization to keep pace. Starting with the deployment of containers in a production environment, Werner Vogels, AWS CTO, contended at a recent AWS ...