July 24, 2017

Red Hat Delivers OpenShift as Cloud Service

Jul 13, 2017 0 722

Red Hat expanded its reach into the realm of managed services this week with the launch of Red Hat OpenShift Online, an instance of the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform delivered as a cloud service managed by ...

Oracle Preps Managed Kubernetes Service

Jun 6, 2017 0 447

At the CoreOS Fest 2017 conference last week, Oracle announced it will be making available instances of CoreOS Container Linux on its public cloud in addition to committing to providing access to a Kubernetes container orchestration platform ...

CoreOS Unfurls Hybrid Kubernetes Cloud Initiative

May 31, 2017 0 363

At the CoreOS Fest 2017 conference today, CoreOS outlined a hybrid cloud computing strategy based on Kubernetes clusters deployed on public clouds and on-premises. CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi says one of the reasons hybrid cloud computing has ...

HPE Rises to Container Management Challenge

Apr 12, 2017 0 548

As containers rise in popularity, IT vendors are racing to develop management frameworks that will enable IT organizations to manage containers wherever they reside. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced that it will be one of the ...

Platform9 Adds Kubernetes SaaS Solution. How Novel Is It?

Jan 24, 2017 0 628

Do we need more Kubernetes as a service? Platform9 thinks so. This week, the company introduced what it calls the first implementation of Kubernetes as a managed service. Kubernetes, of course, is a popular open-source orchestration engine ...

Weaveworks Adds Prometheus Monitoring to CaaS

Jan 4, 2017 0 902

Although the open-source Prometheus project has gained a lot of traction in becoming an industry standard for monitoring containers, many DevOps teams need to ask themselves whether it’s worth the trouble to deploy, since, by all accounts, ...

How VMware is Dealing with Docker Competition

Dec 20, 2016 0 1580

If you think Docker containers will kill virtual machines, think again. Here’s a look at how VMware is adapting to remain relevant in the Docker age. In theory, Docker provides some crucial advantages over virtual machines. Docker ...

Choosing the Right CaaS Option

Nov 2, 2016 0 1060

Wondering which containers-as-a-service (CaaS) offering is the best fit for you? Here are the two questions you should ask before deciding which CaaS solution to adopt. CaaS refers to platforms that integrate Docker alongside all of the ...

‘Containers-as-a-Service’ Is a Hot Trend

Mar 17, 2016 0 1766

How do you know when a new concept or technology has truly achieved mainstream critical mass? When it gets converted to the ubiquitous “as-a-Service” alternative. Containers are still sort of the new kid on the IT block, ...

DockerCon Barcelona day 2 highlights

Nov 18, 2015 0 1091

Well day 2 of DockerCon Barcelona is in the books and today’s highlights are primarily big news from Docker.  A major theme from Docker is the Containers-as-a-Service program they are rolling out. More than just the container, ...