June 25, 2017

SUSE Preps CaaS Platform Atop Kubernetes

Apr 12, 2017 0 1070

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 ...

Orchestrating Kubernetes on Bare Metal

Mar 30, 2017 0 1114

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 0 520

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 ...

How Kubernetes is Eating the Container World

Mar 27, 2017 1 1029

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 ...

CoreOS Makes Kubernetes More Accessible

Mar 23, 2017 0 476

Aiming to make its distribution of the Kubernetes container orchestration engine more accessible, CoreOS announced that CoreOS Tectonic soon also will be available on OpenStack and the Microsoft Azure cloud. In addition, CoreOS revealed that its container ...

Docker at 4: Milestones in Docker History

Mar 23, 2017 0 525

Docker is now 4 years old—and a lot has happened in that time. Here’s a recap of major milestones in Docker history, starting with Docker’s first public release in March 2013. Technically, Docker is a bit more ...

Bouyant Aims to Drive Container Networking via Linkerd

Mar 21, 2017 0 397

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 1 755

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 0 551

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 ...