October 21, 2017

Kubernetes 1.8 Brings Additional Security, Stability

Sep 29, 2017 0 572

The latest release of the Kubernetes container orchestration engine, which arrived this week, has something for almost everybody in the container community. In general, new Kubernetes 1.8 features fall into two broad categories: Most of the updates ...

SAP Commits to Kubernetes Container Orchestrator

Sep 29, 2017 2 674

At its Tech-Ed 2017 conference this week, SAP made a major commitment to employing the Kubernetes container orchestration engine alongside the implemention of the Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service environment it already employs in the SAP Cloud Platform. SAP ...

Mirantis to Support Kubernetes on AWS

Sep 28, 2017 0 370

Mirantis made a name for itself by providing a curated distribution of the open-source OpenStack cloud management framework that organizations could deploy themselves or have Mirantis manage on their behalf. The company then extended those offerings to ...

Rancher Labs Embraces Kubernetes

Sep 27, 2017 0 316

Rancher Labs originally developed Cattle as an orchestration engine specifically optimized for Docker containers. Now, with its technical preview of the Rancher 2.0 management framework unveiled this week, the company is signaling it will support the Kubernetes container ...

Is Docker Appropriate for Smaller Companies?

Sep 15, 2017 0 352

The ability of Docker containers to scale seamlessly is one of Docker’s main selling points. But scalability only matters for companies that need large deployments. This begs the question: Can containers benefit smaller companies, too? Compared to ...

StackPointCloud Unfurls Managed Kubernetes Service

Sep 14, 2017 0 302

As IT organizations embrace cloud-native applications based on microservices, many of them are starting to question the degree to which they want to manage IT infrastructure versus devoting more resources to building and deploying applications. To help ...

How Containers Benefit Everyone (Not Just Developers and Admins)

Sep 13, 2017 0 359

Which groups of people do containers benefit? More than you might think. Containers help not just developers and admins, but people who fill several other roles as well. Containers (and Docker containers, in particular) first became popular ...

Mesosphere Embraces Kubernetes for Container Orchestration

Sep 11, 2017 0 483

The team that developed the Marathon container orchestration engine is now throwing its weight behind Kubernetes. Mesosphere recently announced it is now providing access to a beta implementation of Kubernetes as an alternative to Marathon within its ...