Pivotal to Bring Greenplum MPP Database to Kubernetes

Pivotal Software this week announced it has made the Greenplum massively parallel processing (MPP) database available in beta on Kubernetes. Announced at the Greenplum Summit, the forthcoming version 6 of Greenplum will take advantage of multiple pods with a Kubernetes cluster to process database queries in parallel. Jacque Istok, vice

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Portworx Advances Data Management on Kubernetes

As part of an ongoing effort to integrate storage and data management within a Kubernetes cluster, Portworx today announced an update to its Portworx Enterprise software that adds an embedded data recovery capability. In addition, Portworx announced it has added support for access-based controls to Portworx Security via integration with

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Rancher Labs Launches Submariner Networking Project for Kubernetes

Rancher Labs has launched an open source project intended to make it easier to build a network spanning multiple Kubernetes clusters. Company CEO Sheng Liang says the Submariner project makes it possible to establish a Layer 3 network between pods residing on different Kubernetes clusters using encrypted IPsec tunnels. However,

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Hammerspace Brings Global Data Management to Kubernetes

Hammerspace this week announced it is has added Kubernetes support to its global data management platform. Company CEO David Flynn says Hammerspace has developed data management software that makes persistent volumes running on any form of persistent storage available to a wide range of types of applications. By adding support

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New Storage Challenges Emerge as Container Adoption Increases

Containers bring unprecedented mobility, ease and efficiency for rapidly deploying and updating highly scalable and resilient applications. As a result, containers are now one of the leading technologies reshaping DevOps practices. Just as VMs transformed the world of underutilized servers and cloud computing continues to transform the virtual data center

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VMware Launches Kubernetes Essential PKS

VMware today launched a modular instance of a Kubernetes designed to make it easier for IT organizations to employ third-party networking and storage services. Based on technology VMware gained with its acquisition of Heptio last year, this latest offering is an addition to VMware’s portfolio of offerings that already includes

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TriggerMesh Open Sources Serverless Integration Project

TriggerMesh has advanced its campaign to bridge serverless computing frameworks by making TriggerMesh Knative Lambda Sources (TriggerMesh KLASS) available as an open source project. TriggerMesh KLASS makes it possible for organizations that have deployed the Google-developed Knative serverless computing framework on Kubernetes clusters to employ functions to invoke events that

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Google Advances Hybrid Cloud Strategy Based on Kubernetes

Google today announced it is making available a configuration management tool for managed instances of Kubernetes it provides in the cloud and, soon, on-premises IT environments. The on-premises capability will be provided via a Cloud Services Platform that includes instances of the managed Kubernetes service for VMware  it launched last

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New Storage Challenges Emerge as Container Adoption Increases

Container use is growing steadily, yet issues around container storage and security have yet to be addressed By Augie Gonzalez, product marketing director for Containerization, DataCore Software Containers bring unprecedented mobility, ease and efficiency for rapidly deploying and updating highly scalable and resilient applications. As a result, containers are now

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MapR Adds Support for Container Storage Interface

MapR Technologies this week announced it has added support for the Container Storage Interface (CSI) to its platform for running big data analytics applications. Suzy Visvanathan, director of product management for MapR, says CSI support is critical because it will enable instances of the company’s platform deployed on Kubernetes to

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