April 29, 2017

Cloud Foundry Brings IT to Where the Developers Are

Apr 13, 2017 0 365

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 0 310

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 0 633

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 ...

SAP Looks to Microservices to Advance Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Feb 17, 2017 0 498

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 0 903

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 1233

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 0 882

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 1067

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 0 864

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 ...