April 29, 2017

Mashape Looks to Strengthen Kong API Gateway for Microservices

Mar 28, 2017 0 373

Gateways that facilitate integration across application programming interfaces (APIs) are the engines that have driven the API economy for much of the past decade. But as IT organizations increasingly embrace microservices, some suggest that many of the ...

IBM Advances OpenWhisk Serverless Computing Initiative

Mar 24, 2017 0 479

Now that IBM and Adobe Systems are jointly leading the charge in terms of promoting adoption of an open-source serverless computing framework known as OpenWhisk, the two companies have implemented an application programming interface (API) gateway to ...

Bouyant Aims to Drive Container Networking via Linkerd

Mar 21, 2017 0 301

Now that many enterprise IT organizations are starting to employ microservices at scale, a number of them are starting to encounter many of the same networking challenges as web-scale companies such as Twitter. But the same approach ...

IBM Launches Managed Kubernetes Service

Mar 20, 2017 1 632

IBM has become the latest in a string of cloud service providers to make Kubernetes available as a managed service. At the IBM InterConnect 2017 conference today, IBM unfurled IBM Bluemix Container Service, which extends IBM’s support ...

CNCF to Weigh Two Container Projects

Mar 17, 2017 0 447

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) appears to be suffering an embarrassment of container technology riches. Docker Inc., after pledging to give up control of the lower level run-time Docker functions as promised, is proposing the CNCF will ...

Docker’s Big Differentiator from VMs: Density

Mar 15, 2017 0 627

What makes Docker containers so popular and more attractive in some cases than virtual machines? The answer is density. Here’s what it means and why it matters. In the context of computing, density refers to the number ...

Unikernels Use Cases: IoT, the Cloud and More

Mar 14, 2017 0 399

Unikernels may be the next big thing after Docker. Which types of use cases will unikernels support? Keep reading for an overview. A unikernel is a type of microservices environment that contains absolutely everything required to run ...

Docker Aims to Increase Enterprise Appeal

Mar 9, 2017 0 397

Docker Inc. is starting to grow up in the enterprise. Via the creation of a Docker Enterprise Edition (Docker EE) of its runtime and management software for containers, Docker is trying to make it simpler for enterprise ...