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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CNCF Advances Linkerd Service Mesh Project

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) this week released an update to the Linkerd project that makes the open source service mesh platform smaller, faster and more accessible to IT organizations. William Morgan, CEO of Buoyant, which contributed Linkerd to the CNCF last year, says a new “sidecar” architecture now

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Ixia Brings Packet-Level Visibility to Workloads on Containers

Ixia, a unit of Keysight Business, has extended the reach of the Ixia CloudLens visibility platform into the realm of containers. Sushil Srinivasan, senior product manager for Ixia, says the company’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) application makes use of network taps to provide real-time visibility into network traffic at the packet level.

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