September 23, 2017

Why PaaS vs. CaaS Is the Wrong Question to Ask

Sep 19, 2017 0 138

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 ...

Docker Extends CaaS Reach to Mainframes

Aug 17, 2017 0 478

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 ...

Red Hat Previews OpenShift Container Platform Additions

Aug 11, 2017 0 303

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 ...

Red Hat Delivers OpenShift as Cloud Service

Jul 13, 2017 0 1652

Red Hat expanded its reach into the realm of managed services this week with the launch of Red Hat OpenShift Online, an instance of the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform delivered as a cloud service managed by ...

Oracle Preps Managed Kubernetes Service

Jun 6, 2017 0 614

At the CoreOS Fest 2017 conference last week, Oracle announced it will be making available instances of CoreOS Container Linux on its public cloud in addition to committing to providing access to a Kubernetes container orchestration platform ...

CoreOS Unfurls Hybrid Kubernetes Cloud Initiative

May 31, 2017 0 526

At the CoreOS Fest 2017 conference today, CoreOS outlined a hybrid cloud computing strategy based on Kubernetes clusters deployed on public clouds and on-premises. CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi says one of the reasons hybrid cloud computing has ...

HPE Rises to Container Management Challenge

Apr 12, 2017 0 683

As containers rise in popularity, IT vendors are racing to develop management frameworks that will enable IT organizations to manage containers wherever they reside. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced that it will be one of the ...

Platform9 Adds Kubernetes SaaS Solution. How Novel Is It?

Jan 24, 2017 0 766

Do we need more Kubernetes as a service? Platform9 thinks so. This week, the company introduced what it calls the first implementation of Kubernetes as a managed service. Kubernetes, of course, is a popular open-source orchestration engine ...

Weaveworks Adds Prometheus Monitoring to CaaS

Jan 4, 2017 0 985

Although the open-source Prometheus project has gained a lot of traction in becoming an industry standard for monitoring containers, many DevOps teams need to ask themselves whether it’s worth the trouble to deploy, since, by all accounts, ...

How VMware is Dealing with Docker Competition

Dec 20, 2016 0 1830

If you think Docker containers will kill virtual machines, think again. Here’s a look at how VMware is adapting to remain relevant in the Docker age. In theory, Docker provides some crucial advantages over virtual machines. Docker ...