December 15, 2017

4 Ways a CaaS Platform Can Enable DevOps Success

Oct 24, 2017 0 438

DevOps adoption is increasing by the minute, with more companies transforming their culture and technology to implement this model. The 2017 State of DevOps report speaks directly to their motivation: Organizations effectively utilizing DevOps principles achieved “46x more ...

Microsoft: Higher Levels of Abstraction Needed

Oct 23, 2017 0 322

Now that a level of détente has been established between the Kubernetes community and supporters of rival approaches such as Docker Swarm, the focus of the container community needs to shift more toward making distributed systems easier ...

Docker Inc. to Support Multiple Serverless Computing Frameworks

Oct 20, 2017 0 407

Docker Inc. plans to give customers the option to deploy one of several open-source serverless computing frameworks on top of the Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) container-as-a-service (CaaS) environment. Rather than attempting to lock customers into a specific ...

Cloud Foundry Embraces Kubernetes Runtime Environment

Oct 11, 2017 0 429

The Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF), at a Cloud Foundry Summit Europe conference, announced it will make the Cloud Foundry Container Runtime (CFCR) the default runtime for deploying applications on Kubernetes clusters, using the BOSH lifecycle management tools ...

SAP Commits to Kubernetes Container Orchestrator

Sep 29, 2017 2 1165

At its Tech-Ed 2017 conference this week, SAP made a major commitment to employing the Kubernetes container orchestration engine alongside the implemention of the Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service environment it already employs in the SAP Cloud Platform. SAP ...

Mirantis to Support Kubernetes on AWS

Sep 28, 2017 0 536

Mirantis made a name for itself by providing a curated distribution of the open-source OpenStack cloud management framework that organizations could deploy themselves or have Mirantis manage on their behalf. The company then extended those offerings to ...

Why PaaS vs. CaaS Is the Wrong Question to Ask

Sep 19, 2017 0 625

You’ve heard of platform as a service (PaaS). You’ve heard of containers as a service (CaaS). Wondering what the difference is between a PaaS and a CaaS, and which solution is best for deploying Dockerized applications? If ...

Mainframes and Docker Containers: Uses and Limitations

Aug 30, 2017 0 544

You can run Docker containers on mainframes. But should you? That’s a question that more and more mainframe-equipped organizations are bound to be asking following Docker’s recent announcement of Enterprise Edition support for mainframes. If you follow ...

Pivotal Partners with VMware, Google on Kubernetes

Aug 29, 2017 0 438

The latest provider of managed implementation of Kubernetes clusters for deploying container applications is also a provider of a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment based on software developed by the Cloud Foundry Foundation. Announced at the VMworld 2017 conference ...

Docker Extends CaaS Reach to Mainframes

Aug 17, 2017 0 625

A potential to fulfill how IT is managed across multiple computing platforms is now being realized via an update to Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) announced by Docker Inc. David Messina, chief marketing officer for Docker Inc., says ...