June 27, 2017

Dell Boomi Relies on Containers to Extend Integration Reach

May 11, 2017 0 392

Microservices based on containers are fundamentally changing the way IT organizations approach both application integration and application programming interface (API) management. At the Dell EMC World 2017 conference this week, Dell Boomi announced it is partnering with ...

Cloud Foundry Brings IT to Where the Developers Are

Apr 13, 2017 0 475

Popular wisdom holds that a shortage of developers hamstrings rollouts of new applications. But, as it turns out, organizations that have invested in platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environments and containers suffer much less in this regard than those that ...

HPE Rises to Container Management Challenge

Apr 12, 2017 0 485

As containers rise in popularity, IT vendors are racing to develop management frameworks that will enable IT organizations to manage containers wherever they reside. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced that it will be one of the ...

CaaS vs PaaS: What’s Right for You?

Apr 4, 2017 1 1395

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 ...

Mendix Embraces Multi-Faceted Approach to Containers

Nov 28, 2016 0 1084

For some time now, a fair amount of momentum has been building around low-code approaches to building applications that both professional developers and gifted users could embrace as so-called “citizen developers.” As a leading proponent of this ...

SAP Approach to Microservices Comes into Focus

Nov 22, 2016 0 1552

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 ...

How Docker Containers Help End Users

Nov 3, 2016 0 1018

Most discussion of Docker’s advantages centers on how containers help developers and admins. But what about end users, the people who use containerized applications? Docker is beneficial to them, too, in many key ways. Docker was created ...

Cloud Foundry Foundation Makes Case for Containers

Sep 22, 2016 1 1221

There’s a significant amount of debate these days over where best to deploy container applications. Bare metal servers, virtual machines and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environments are all in the mix. But a new survey of 328 IT professionals ...

A Look at Container-Friendly PaaS Solutions

Jun 13, 2016 3 1369

As the container ecosystem matures, so are platform-as-a-service (PaaS) systems for deploying containers. Here’s an overview of several PaaS solutions that support Docker and CoreOS containers. First, though, a quick note about what PaaS does. Essentially, it ...