August 22, 2017

AWS Wants More Influence Over Container Standards

Aug 14, 2017 0 267

As the largest public cloud service in use, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is clearly home to more containers than just about anywhere else in IT. But AWS has always been a little skittish about containers. After all, ...

Red Hat Previews OpenShift Container Platform Additions

Aug 11, 2017 0 195

An update to the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform made available this week includes a technology preview of service broker and service catalog technology originally developed by the Cloud Foundry Foundation. Also included are previews support for ...

CNCF, Packet Partner to Host Microservices on Bare Metal

Aug 10, 2017 0 225

One of the reasons public clouds are so popular with developers is that they allows developers to experiment easily. Developers can work on an application without having to engage an internal IT organization to provision hardware. But ...

Kubernetes 1.7 Features Bevy of New Capabilities

Jul 3, 2017 0 498

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), which is responsible for overseeing the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration platform, has delivered updates that simultaneously harden existing APIs while introducing new ones as a set of experimental alpha technologies. Eric ...

SUSE Preps CaaS Platform Atop Kubernetes

Apr 12, 2017 0 1304

Now that IT organizations are getting more comfortable with containers, IT vendors are starting to position themselves to provide the frameworks through which all those containers will be managed. SUSE has become the latest to join the ...

CNCF to Weigh Two Container Projects

Mar 17, 2017 0 655

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) appears to be suffering an embarrassment of container technology riches. Docker Inc., after pledging to give up control of the lower level run-time Docker functions as promised, is proposing the CNCF will ...

Kubernetes Simplification a Priority

Dec 15, 2016 1 1081

As a container orchestration platform, Kubernetes has a well-deserved reputation for being difficult to both deploy and master. But with the release of version 1.5, the container orchestration platform is becoming a lot more accessible. In addition ...

CNCF Stabilizes Prometheus Monitoring API

Aug 16, 2016 0 1038

Just about everybody in IT would agree that some degree of monitoring for containers will be required as more of them find their way into production environments. There’s much less agreement about how to go about doing ...