December 15, 2017
Mike Vizard

Mike Vizard is a seasoned IT journalist with over 25 years of experience. He also contributed to IT Business Edge, Channel Insider, Baseline and a variety of other IT titles. Previously, Vizard was the editorial director for Ziff-Davis Enterprise as well as Editor-in-Chief for CRN and InfoWorld.

Tigera Marries Container Networking to Service Mesh

Dec 14, 2017 0 78

All the technologies required to deploy containers in the enterprise can be a bit overwhelming to consume. With an eye toward making that easier to achieve Tigera has launched Tigera CNX, a commercial offering that combines its ...

Buoyant Adds Open Source Service Mesh for Kubernetes

Dec 13, 2017 0 129

As IT organizations begin to deploy microservices at scale on Kubernetes clusters, many of them are discovering the need for a service mesh to more easily manage them. Buoyant, at the Kubecon + CloudNativeCon 2017 conference, unveiled ...

Oracle Adds to Kubernetes Management Offerings

Dec 12, 2017 0 216

Oracle, at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017 conference, announced that it is making two tools for managing Kubernetes clusters available as open source projects. An Fn Installer developed by Oracle makes it easier to provision a serverless ...

CNCF Stabilizes Key Kubernetes APIs

Dec 8, 2017 0 286

The latest version of Kubernetes announced today at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017 conference makes generally available some key functionalities that promise to make Kubernetes easier to manage, in addition to making the container orchestration engine now ...

Microsoft Makes Serverless Frameworks More Accessible

Dec 8, 2017 0 232

At the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017 conference this week, Microsoft updated its Kubernetes connector dubbed Virtual Kubelet, which provides a simpler means to invoke serverless computing frameworks without having to master a functional programming language. In addition, ...

OpenStack Foundation Launches Kata Container Project

Dec 6, 2017 0 232

The OpenStack Foundation announced this week that it is leading an effort to combine two existing open source projects to create a Kata class of containers that can be deployed on a lightweight version of the Kernel-based ...

CoreOS Extends Kubernetes Management Reach

Dec 6, 2017 0 181

CoreOS today announced it is extending the tools it developed to automate the deployment of its Tectonic distribution of Kubernetes to third-party tools and applications. Reza Shaffi, vice president of product for CoreOS, says IT organizations can ...

Red Hat Makes Progress on System Containers

Dec 5, 2017 0 369

The push to modular operating systems constructed of microservices based on multiple types of container technologies is making progress as Red Hat gears up to deliver the server edition of Fedora 26, a distribution of Linux that ...

Platform9 to Spur Hybrid Cloud Adoption Using Kubernetes

Dec 4, 2017 0 315

Kubernetes running on multiple platforms clearly has the potential to significantly advance hybrid cloud computing by making it easier to move workloads between on-premises and public cloud computing environments. To advance that goal, Platform9 is now extending ...

AWS Shows Love for Containers and Kubernetes

Dec 1, 2017 0 277

Amazon Web Services, at the AWS re:invent 2017 conference, moved to make it much simpler to employ containers on its public cloud with the launch of AWS Fargate, a service that provides direct access to a container ...