June 24, 2017

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 ...

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 ...

Your Monolithic Apps Can Run on Docker, Too

Feb 24, 2017 0 866

If you think you can’t run your legacy monolithic app using Docker, think again. While microservices apps are best-suited for Docker, there’s no reason you can’t benefit from Docker with a monolithic app, too. It’s a common ...

SAP Looks to Microservices to Advance Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Feb 17, 2017 0 701

At its recent Capital Markets Day SAP executives told industry analysts that microservices will soon emerge as a core technology that will enable the company to leapfrog competitors in implementing a multi-cloud strategy. Bernd Leukert, a member ...

Should You Migrate to Docker Containers? Not Always

Feb 16, 2017 0 853

Docker containers are one of the most popular things in IT right now. But you probably learned in kindergarten that what is popular is not always right. So before jumping on the container train, you should make ...

IBM: Rate of Cloud Adoption Bodes Well for Microservices

Jan 30, 2017 0 655

Just about every IT organization realizes by now that making the transition to the cloud is a journey. It begins with a few small steps involving a few software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications and firing up a few virtual ...