Multiple Paths to Kubernetes Adoption Lie Ahead

While most enterprise IT organizations at this point have had some exposure to Kubernetes, it’s not clear how Kubernetes will eventually manifest in the enterprise. Most IT organizations are gaining their initial exposure to Kubernetes via a managed service in the cloud that a development team has invoked. But not

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5 Key Considerations for Managed Kubernetes

Is managed Kubernetes a better fit for your organization than in-house Kubernetes? While deploying Kubernetes on your own hardware and running your own local cluster computing is possible, providing your own cloud-native capacity involves dealing with a lot of complexity. Using Kubernetes is inherently automated and, relative to what it

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IBM Uses Kubernetes to Run Watson Apps on Any Cloud

IBM this week announced it will leverage Kubernetes to make artificial intelligence (AI) applications based on the IBM Watson platform available on any cloud. Announced at the IBM Think 2019 conference, this latest IBM AI initiative employs IBM Cloud Private for Data (ICP for Data), a stack of middleware IBM

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The Rise of Bare-Metal Kubernetes Servers

While most instances of Kubernetes today are deployed on virtual machines running in the cloud or on-premises, there is a growing number of instances of Kubernetes being deployed on bare-metal servers. The two primary reasons for opting to deploy Kubernetes on a bare- metal server over a virtual machine usually

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Service Meshes: The Next Big Challenge

Now that Kubernetes is on the cusp of mainstream adoption in the enterprise, one of the next big challenges IT organizations will need to contend with is determining what service mesh to embrace. A service mesh provides functions such as service discovery, load balancing, encryption, authentication and authorization on top

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Red Hat Launches App Dev Platform Native to Kubernetes

Red Hat is making generally available an application development environment that runs natively on Kubernetes. Brad Micklea, senior director for developer experience and programs at Red Hat, says CodeReady Workspaces will enable developers to locally develop applications on an instance of Kubernetes running on a PC that mirrors the production

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Platform9 Launches Managed Kubernetes Service of VMware

Platform9 launched what it claims is the first instance of a managed Kubernetes service for VMware vSphere environments deployed in an on-premises IT environment. Madhura Maskasky, vice president of product for Platform9, notes that VMware offers a managed service around a distribution of Kubernetes tightly integrated with its NSX virtualization

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Instana Leverages Docker to Meld APM and EUM

Instana has embedded analytics in the latest release of its end user monitoring (EUM) tools included in the Instana application performance management (APM) service. Company COO Pete Abrams says Instana’s Unbound Analytics employs a single agent deployed using a Docker container that can be embedded easily in a browser. That

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Triggermesh Melds AWS Lambda with Kubernetes

IT organizations looking to move functions that were developed for the Lambda serverless computing framework from Amazon Web Services to Kubernetes clusters now can take advantage of an open source TriggerMesh Knative Lambda RuntimeKLR project. The TriggerMesh Knative Lambda RuntimeKLR project was developed as part of a management framework created

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Oracle: Cloud-Native Apps to Drive DevOps Change

Oracle is betting this coming year will see accelerated adoption of a raft of nascent emerging container and cloud-native technologies that will radically transform a range of DevOps processes. Siddhartha Agarwal, vice president of product management and cloud strategy for Oracle Cloud Platform, predicts 2019 will witness more organizations hiring

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