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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Survey Finds Lack of Kubernetes Expertise Hindering Adoption

A survey of 152 attendees of the recent Kubecon + CloudNativeCon 2018 conference published this week finds lack of expertise (53 percent) and operational complexity (50 percent) are the top two challenges hindering broader adoption of Kubernetes. Security challenges ranked third, at 41 percent, in the survey conducted by Nirmata,

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App Container Market Forecast to Reach $4.2B by 2022

A new report from 451 Research predicts a significant increase in the number of IT organizations deploying containers in the coming year will drive a 30 percent compound annual increase in the size of the application market through 2022. The 451 Research report forecasts the application container market will increase

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Red Hat Survey Sees Major Spike in Container Adoption

Although there’s a lot of interest in all things related to containers, mainstream adoption among enterprise IT organizations is still in its early days. But a recent survey of 400 customers conducted by Red Hat finds that reliance on containers is expected to increase by an astounding 89 percent over

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