December 16, 2017

Oracle Adds to Kubernetes Management Offerings

Dec 12, 2017 0 227

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 ...

AWS Support for Kubernetes: An Inflection Point in the Cloud

Dec 12, 2017 0 217

The recent news from Amazon Web Services that it will finally support Kubernetes is great news for CIOs, but it’s also a watershed moment for the cloud industry as a whole—one that could finally see Amazon’s seemingly ...

CNCF Stabilizes Key Kubernetes APIs

Dec 8, 2017 0 300

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 0 241

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 0 237

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 ...

Red Hat Makes Progress on System Containers

Dec 5, 2017 0 373

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 0 319

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 0 281

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 ...

5 Bad Reasons to Use Containers

Dec 1, 2017 0 479

Containers, Docker and Kubernetes are all great things. But they’re not the right fit for all situations. Here are five bad reasons for migrating workloads to containers. For the purposes of this discussion, I assume you’re currently ...

SUSE Advances Kubernetes Integration with Cloud Foundry

Nov 29, 2017 0 388

The rise of Kubernetes has kicked off a furious debate over to what degree a platform-as-a-service environment such as Cloud Foundry should be redesigned to take advantage of a platform designed from the ground up to support ...