February 28, 2017

SAP Looks to Microservices to Advance Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Feb 17, 2017 0 244

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 ...

Mendix Embraces Multi-Faceted Approach to Containers

Nov 28, 2016 0 693

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 0 831

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 0 741

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 ...

Apcera Aims to Drive Containers to Production

Jul 15, 2016 0 927

Most IT organizations are only too happy to see developers embrace containers to be more efficient when building applications. But deploying them in a production environment often is a wholly different matter. One of the first platforms ...

Red Hat Sets OpenShift Tops for Containers

Jul 1, 2016 0 782

Given the fact that many new application development projects in the enterprise make use of containers, providers of the platform those applications are built and deployed on are anxious to show their container mettle. At the Red ...

A Look at Container-Friendly PaaS Solutions

Jun 13, 2016 3 1049

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 ...