Kaloom Makes Case for Kactus Container Networking Project

Arguably the least mature aspect of Kubernetes involves how networking services are made available. Kubernetes, in the current implementation of the Container Network Interface (CNI), allows a pod to access only a single network interface to communicate with other systems. To address that issue, Kaloom has created a CNI plugin

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Nutanix Preps Kubernetes Distribution

Nutanix this week announced at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 conference it plans to deliver a curated instance of Kubernetes next year as part of its effort to extend its hybrid cloud computing strategy. Gil Haberman, director of product marketing, says Nutanix is making available of a technology

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VMware Embraces Istio Service Mesh

At the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 conference, VMware today announced a beta release of a service mesh for Kubernetes based on the open source Istio project. Pere Monclus, CTO for the networking and security business at VMware, says VMware NSX Service Mesh will make it possible for IT

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Quobyte Simplifies Kubernetes Storage Management

As more organizations deploy stateful containerized applications that require access to persistent storage, many of them are wrestling with a variety of issues including how to provision storage of Kubernetes clusters. To address that issue, Quobyte has added a Operator for Kubernetes tool that enables Kubernetes storage to be provisioned

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Docker Inc. Adds Windows Server App Migration Services

Docker Inc. today launched a set of Windows Server migration services that leverage the Docker Enterprise platform to make it easier to shift Windows Server applications off versions of the operating system that are no longer being supported by Microsoft. Betty Junod, vice president of product and partner marketing for

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Kaloom Leverages Kubernetes to Advance SDNs

Kaloom has made generally available a software defined fabric that leverages Kubernetes to make a common set of networking services available across multiple platforms. Company CTO Suresh Krishnan says the cloud-native Kaloom Software Defined Fabric (SDF) was developed using a P4 language designed for programming data planes in networking environments.

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Multi-model Database Key to Successful Microservices

In the last few years, microservices have exploded in popularity, and the trend is only going to grow. In fact, a survey of development professionals revealed 86 percent of respondents expect microservices to be the default architecture within five years. This software development technique, which structures an application as a

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The Linux Foundation to Drive Shift to Container Network Functions

The rate at which cloud-native network functions (CNF) are going to employed to drive next-generation networking services is about to accelerate following a decision by the Open Networking Automation Platform (ONAP) and Kubernetes working groups within The Linux Foundation to collaborate on a CNF architecture. Arpit Joshipura, general manager for

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Portworx Adds SDK to Give DevOps Teams Storage Control

Portworx has made available a software development kit (SDK) for its OpenStorage storage software for containers, giving DevOps teams more control over when, where and how data is provisioned and managed when they deploy an application. In addition, Portworx is now also adding support for VMware vSphere and Pivotal Container

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NetApp Acquires StackPointCloud to Stake Kubernetes Claim

NetApp this week signaled a significant expansion of its cloud-native computing ambitions by acquiring StackPointCloud, a provider of a Kubernetes-as-a-service platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Anthony Lye, general manager for cloud data services at NetApp, says it’s already clear Kubernetes will become a de facto standard for

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