June 27, 2017

SUSE Makes Case for Containers as a Service

Jun 27, 2017 0 21

Making good on a previous commitment to build a container-as-a-service (CaaS) environment, SUSE, a unit of Micro Focus, has combined its SUSE MicroOS operating system, the Kubernetes container orchestration platform and open-source SALT automation tools into a ...

Microsoft Automates App Deployments on Kubernetes

Jun 2, 2017 0 321

At the CoreOS Fest 2017 conference this week Microsoft announced it is making available an open source Draft tool that makes it possible for developers to spin up a Kubernetes container cluster using two commands. Developed by ...

What is a Container Orchestrator, Anyway?

May 29, 2017 1 492

Container orchestration has become a hot topic following Docker’s ascent. There are lots of orchestrators out there, and people tend to have strong opinions about which one is best. But in this post, I’d like to step ...

SUSE Preps CaaS Platform Atop Kubernetes

Apr 12, 2017 0 1085

Now that IT organizations are getting more comfortable with containers, IT vendors are starting to position themselves to provide the frameworks through which all those containers will be managed. SUSE has become the latest to join the ...

CaaS vs PaaS: What’s Right for You?

Apr 4, 2017 1 1397

For cloud people like me—I’m the CTO at Cloud Foundry Foundation—containers are a constant conversation topic. The main issue is how to embrace this new application architecture and put containerized workloads into production use in the best ...

How Kubernetes is Eating the Container World

Mar 27, 2017 1 1040

Is Kubernetes eating the container world? Not quite, but it’s close—and its success comes at the expense of Docker Swarm. The recent news that IBM has added a managed Kubernetes service to the Bluemix cloud is only ...

The Container Ecosystem’s Biggest Stories in 2016

Jan 5, 2017 0 704

From Swarm integration to better security solutions, 2016 was a big year for containers. Here’s a recap of the leading container stories from the past year from the Docker world and beyond. The container ecosystem started strong ...

Trends that Will Shape the Container Ecosystem in 2017

Dec 22, 2016 0 1072

Baked-in Swarm. Docker on Windows. Red Hat’s OCID fork-that’s-not-a-fork. These were the big container stories of 2016. What does 2017 hold in store for the container ecosystem? Here are some predictions. Perhaps I should point out that ...

Mendix Embraces Multi-Faceted Approach to Containers

Nov 28, 2016 0 1085

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 ...