June 24, 2017

Oracle Hybrid Cloud Revolves Around Microservices Runtime

Jan 19, 2017 0 758

At the core of Oracle’s hybrid cloud computing strategy is an approach to containers that relies on a management plane residing in the network rather than in the hypervisor. At its CloudWorld event this week, Thomas Kurian, ...

The 4 Biggest Challenges Facing Docker

Jan 17, 2017 2 1563

Docker containers are immensely popular. But like any popular platform, Docker has its limitations and challenges. Here’s a look at four ways in which Docker could improve. There is no doubt that Docker has matured impressively over ...

Wercker Adds Managed Virtual Pipelines to CI/CD Service

Dec 13, 2016 0 528

They say the journey is its own reward. But when it comes to making the shift to entirely new approaches to building and deploying applications, many organizations prefer to focus on the outcome. With that segment of ...

AWS Stokes Container Management Debate

Dec 7, 2016 0 944

Amazon Web Services is gearing up to throw its weight around in the debate over container management and orchestration. At the re:Invent 2016 conference, AWS announced plans to create a Blox project incorporating multiple open-source technologies, starting ...

SAP Approach to Microservices Comes into Focus

Nov 22, 2016 0 1544

SAP is now starting to use of multiple types of containers to make external applications available as a microservice that provide access to live data. When it comes to containers, SAP currently has a bifurcated strategy. The ...

Axway Marries API Management to Microservices

Oct 10, 2016 0 959

One of the issues that containers and microservices usually bring to a head inside any organization is the need for a more mature approach to API management. As the number of more granular container applications proliferate across ...

MapR Extends Microservices Support in Hadoop

Sep 30, 2016 0 977

There’s clearly a lot of interest these days in building stateful applications using containers, but not much agreement about how best to go about it. A large number of approaches have been put forward that, to one ...

LinkedIn Shares Container Memory Usage Experience

Sep 26, 2016 1 662

One of the more widely used mechanism for limiting consumption of memory resources in IT environments running containers is Control Groups, otherwise known as cgroups, that can be found inside the Linux kernel. In fact, LinkedIn has ...

Make Containers Contain and Work for You

Sep 23, 2016 0 1500

Docker containers have become an important tool in the developer’s toolbox. Adoption of this technology has been phenomenal. To date, Docker has surpassed 2 billion container downloads, which increased at a tremendous rate from the reported 300 ...

AWS Sees Rapid Microservices Architecture Evolution

Aug 30, 2016 0 1071

Amazon Web Services (AWS) believes IT infrastructure management is evolving too rapidly for the average IT organization to keep pace. Starting with the deployment of containers in a production environment, Werner Vogels, AWS CTO, contended at a recent AWS ...