Robin Systems Unveils Hyperconverged Platform for Kubernetes

Robin Systems today announced a hyperconverged platform that promises to simplify the ongoing management of stateful applications running on Kubernetes clusters. Company CEO Premal Buch says stateful applications employing databases, sources of big data such as Hadoop and machine learning algorithms that have containerized need seamless access to data to

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HPE Extends OneSphere to Kubernetes on VMware

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced today it has extended the reach of its OneSphere platform for managing IT via the cloud to instances of Kubernetes running on VMware. Harsh Singh, director for product management and cloud engineering for HPE, says VMware has emerged in the short term in on-premises IT environments

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CNCF Promotes Prometheus Container Monitoring Project

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced today at a PromCon 2018 conference that the open source Prometheus container monitoring software project has officially become the second project to graduate, following the Kubernetes project it also oversees. Richard Hartmann, a Prometheus team leader system architect for SpaceNet, a provider of

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Red Hat Makes Case for Cloud Native Virtualization

Red Hat is taking an effort to encapsulate virtual machines with containers to the next level by making available a developer preview that provides access to an implementation of the open source KubeVirt project. Stephen Gordon, principal product manager for container-native virtualization (CNV) at Red Hat, says KubeVirt is an

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Univa Partners With Sylabs to Advance Singularity Containers

Univa and Sylabs have announced a partnership under which the open source Singularity container technology developed by Sylabs will be supported in high-performance computing (HPC) environments running Univa workload management software. Singularity containers are already widely employed in HPC environments as an easier alternative to Docker containers. Rob Lalonde, vice

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Istio Service Mesh Becomes Generally Available

Google, IBM, Lyft, Cisco, Covalent, Stripe and other contributors to Istio are celebrating a milestone this week as version 1.0 of the open source service mesh becomes generally available. Designed to provide a mechanism to simply the management and integration of microservices-based on containers running on top of a Kubernetes

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Nirmata Adds On-Premises CaaS Based on Kubernetes

There’s a lot of debate these days concerning the merits of curated instances of Kubernetes. On the one hand, a curated instance isolates organizations from raw bits being distributed by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) that might not be ready for prime-time deployment in the enterprise. On the other

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A10 Networks Addresses App Load Balancing on Kubernetes

A10 Networks is extending the application load balancing capabilities it makes available on Kubernetes clusters by adding an A10 Ingress Controller that continuously monitors the life cycle of containers associated with the delivery of any application service. In the event there is a change to the status of those containers,

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