June 24, 2017

IBM Working with Google, Lyft on Microservices Management

Apr 7, 2017 0 495

IBM is partnering with Google and Lyft on developing microservice management infrastructure for applications built on top of Kubernetes. At the same time, IBM is working on extending a framework for managing clusters in a way that ...

The Docker Paradox: Containers Trade Simplicity for Agility

Apr 6, 2017 0 464

Docker containers make life easier. But they also make it more complicated. This is the Docker paradox. Here’s what it means. If you’re familiar with Docker, you likely already understand how it simplifies the lives of developers ...

IBM Predicts Container Sprawl Will Force DevOps Issues

Apr 5, 2017 0 544

IBM has discovered that the surest path to container and microservices sprawl is to not have sound DevOps processes in place before adopting them. Angel Diaz, vice president of Cloud Technology and Architecture for IBM, says the ...

CaaS vs PaaS: What’s Right for You?

Apr 4, 2017 1 1370

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 ...

The Money Question: Diamanti Discusses Containers, VMs and TCO

Apr 3, 2017 0 586

Docker containers are cool, they help you be agile and they consume resources more efficiently. That you know. But here’s the burning question: Will containers save you money? That’s what I recently asked Mark Balch of Diamanti. ...

Weaveworks Unfurls Managed CI/CD Service for Microservices

Mar 31, 2017 2 567

As more organizations opt to deploy container applications in the cloud, the processes used to build them are following suit. This week at the CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe 2017 conference Weaveworks announced the general availability of Weave ...

Orchestrating Kubernetes on Bare Metal

Mar 30, 2017 0 1109

Linux container technology permits the subdivision of compute resources in ways similar to virtualization, but without the overhead of managing separate copies of the operating system in each instance/container. To maximize this effect, containers are frequently run ...

Kubernetes 1.6 Spans 5,000 Nodes, Standardizes Runtime

Mar 29, 2017 0 518

At the CloudNativeCon + Kubecon Europe 2017 conference this week, Kubernetes 1.6 update was released. This latest version can span 5,000 nodes and hardens many of the features enterprise IT organizations require. Dan Gillespie, release manager for ...

Mashape Looks to Strengthen Kong API Gateway for Microservices

Mar 28, 2017 0 616

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 0 631

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 ...