Google Extends Spinnaker Continuous Delivery Platform to Kubernetes

The team behind the open source Spinnaker continuous deployment platform have enhanced the level of support being provided for containerized applications deployed on top of Kubernetes clusters. Originally developed by Google and Netflix, Spinnaker is designed to make it simpler to deploy applications primarily of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) in

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New Relic Plans to Extend Kubernetes Monitoring with CoScale Technology

Fresh off its acquisition of the technology assets of CoScale, New Relic plans to extend the depth of its monitoring services portfolio with deeper metrics for applications running on Kubernetes clusters. Based in Belgium, CoScale has been providing monitoring capabilities for Docker, Kubernetes and OpenShift. New Relic already monitors Kubernetes,

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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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Riverbed Extends APM Reach to Kubernetes

Riverbed has extended the reach of its application performance management (APM) platform into the realm of containers by adding support for Kubernetes and the Red Hat OpenShift platform that is based on Kubernetes. The latest release of SteelCentral also adds support for the Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment. In addition,

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9 Pillars of Containers Best Practices

While it is true you can easily “containerize” nearly any software quite quickly, this alone will not realize the benefits of an effective container deployment. Those who are serious about containers will do well to learn from others. This blog enumerates nine pillars of best practices for containers. Container Best

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SOA vs. Microservices Monitoring

Some look at microservices as an extension of service-oriented architecture (SOA), and some would say the differences are too numerous to associate them together. Whichever end of this spectrum you’re on, there are realities to deal with when working with microservices. Perhaps the most important aspect when running microservice applications

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Red Hat Expands Scope of OpenShift Platforms Based on Kubernetes

Red Hat today announced an update to its OpenShift application development platform based on Kubernetes that, for the first time, adds tools aimed at IT administrators rather than just developers. Mike Barrett, director of product management for Red Hat, says the ability to support multiple personas stems from technologies that

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Sysdig Embraces Prometheus for Container Monitoring

Sysdig has announced it will be making greater use of container monitoring technologies developed under the auspices of the open source Prometheus project starting with release 3.0 of its software-as-a-service (SaaS) container monitoring platform. Eric Carter, director of product marketing for Sysdig Monitor, says Sysdig will continue to make use

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