Docker Inc. Partners with Salesforce/MuleSoft

Docker Inc. and Salesforce/MuleSoft announced today a partnership through which legacy applications that have been containerized using the Docker Enterprise platform can be integrated with other applications via the MuleSoft AnyPoint integration platform. As part of this initiative Docker Inc. also disclosed today that Salesforce Ventures has made an investment

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Cisco Unveils Hybrid Kubernetes Platform for AWS

Cisco Systems this week moved to build a hybrid cloud based on Kubernetes in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Fabio Gori, senior director for cloud solutions marketing for Cisco, says the Cisco Hybrid Solution for Kubernetes creates a common layer of network, security, management and monitoring between an instance

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Gravitational Simplifies Kubernetes Deployments at Scale

Deploying applications to Kubernetes clusters is much easier on a public cloud because much of the process is automated. As IT organizations look to deploy Kubernetes in an on-premises environment, many of them are looking for similar capabilities. To address that requirement, Gravitational has launched an open source Gravity project

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Cloud Foundry Foundation Moves Closer to Kubernetes

The Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF) is moving to bridge the divide between Kubernetes and its open source platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment with the launch of two additional projects. Eirini, proposed by IBM, is an incubation project that promises to enable DevOps teams to employ the underlying container scheduler used in Kubernetes

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IBM Hybrid Cloud Plan for Red Hat Hinges on Kubernetes

IBM and Red Hat made it clear that the foundation of their combined hybrid cloud computing strategy will be Kubernetes once the $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat closes in the second half of 2019. Arvind Krishna, senior vice president of hybrid cloud for IBM, says Kubernetes is at the

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Red Hat Partners with NVIDIA on Container Platform for AI

Red Hat and NVIDIA this week announced a joint effort under which AI applications can be built using containers, which then are deployed on instances of Red Hat OpenShift that are running on supercomputers utilizing NVIDIA graphical processor units (GPUs). The Red Hat OpenShift platform, which is based on an

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Beware the Captive Kubernetes

It’s common knowledge that the Kubernetes container orchestration framework is revolutionizing the data center. In many ways, the container revolution represented by Kubernetes is comparable in impact to that caused by the introduction of virtual machines by VMware two decades ago. What’s different this time, however, is how the application

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IBM Employs Kubernetes to Tame Multi-Cloud Computing

IBM this week extended the scope of its strategic investment in Kubernetes with the launch of Multicloud Manager, a centralized framework for managing thousands of Kubernetes applications regardless of where they are located. Designed to be deployed on IBM Cloud Private, an instance of a cloud platform based on Kubernetes

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CNCF Embraces Sysdig’s Falco Container Security Runtime

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has embraced Falco, an open source container security runtime developed by Sysdig, as a Cloud Native Sandbox project. Falco taps into the Linux kernel and creates a stream of system call events that Falco compares against a set of rules that, if violated, will

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IBM Extends Reach of Kubernetes Platform to Multiple Clouds

IBM today announced it has extended the deployment options for IBM Cloud Private, which is based on Kubernetes, to include both Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. IBM is in talks with Google to extend IBM Cloud Private to that public cloud service as well. Robin Hernandez, director of IBM

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