May 27, 2018

When Not to Use a Container Orchestrator

May 25, 2018 0 53

Everyone likes to talk about Kubernetes, the container orchestrator. We spend less time, however, discussing whether there is a reason to use Kubernetes or another orchestrator in the first place for a given workload. That’s too bad, ...

Red Hat Extends Operators Ecosystem for Kubernetes

May 22, 2018 0 111

The number of independent software vendors (ISVs) that have embraced the Kubernetes Operator Framework for managing applications deployed on top of Kubernetes clusters is growing dramatically. Red Hat, which assumed primary responsibility for the ongoing development of ...

Rackspace Adds Managed Kubernetes Service

May 18, 2018 0 139

Rackspace this week unfurled an ambitious effort to manage instances of Kubernetes clusters wherever they are deployed through a managed Kubernetes service. Scott Crenshaw, executive vice president and general manager for private clouds at Rackspace, says the ...

Micro Focus Bets on Containers to Transform IT Management

May 17, 2018 0 164

Micro Focus has extended an effort to transform IT management using Docker containers and Kubernetes clusters to make IT management software available as microservices that can easily be deployed anywhere. Roy Ritthaler, vice president of product marketing ...

Kontena Touts Kubernetes Platform’s User-Friendliness

May 16, 2018 0 150

It is safe to assume most organizations, whether they want to test Kubernetes or scale existing clusters for major deployments, seek a distribution that offers high-powered features and is easy to install and use. Finland-based Kontena says ...

LogiGear Takes on Container Testing Challenge

May 14, 2018 0 180

LogiGear hopes to make it easier to test applications built using Docker containers by embedding the runtime for testing those applications in the same container. Company CTO Hans Buwalda says TestArchitect for Docker Image simplifies continuous testing ...

Google Moves to Better Isolate Containers

May 4, 2018 0 466

Google this week at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2018 conference launched a series of container initiatives designed to better secure and isolate containers. At the same time, Google announced that Kubernetes clusters now can be monitored using ...

Oracle Extends Kubernetes and Serverless Frameworks Support

May 3, 2018 0 382

Oracle at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2018 conference announced that Oracle Container Engine has been tightly integrated with Kubernetes and the Fn serverless framework it developed will support both the CloudEvents specification being developed by the ...

Red Hat Unveils Operator Framework for Kubernetes

May 1, 2018 0 498

Red Hat today unveiled an open source framework for integrating a suite of Operator applications that simplify the management of Kubernetes clusters. Rob Szumski, product manager for OpenShift at Red Hat, says the Operator Framework allows IT ...

New Relic Provides Kubernetes Support in Beta

Apr 26, 2018 0 499

New Relic announced this week that it is extending its monitoring capabilities to include the ability to peer inside Kubernetes clusters. Ramon Guiu, director of product management at New Relic, says the company’s application performance monitoring (APM) ...