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Red Hat Containerizes Mobile App Dev Tools

Oct 20, 2016 0 979

One of the things the IT community as a whole is just starting to appreciate is just how portable containers make just about everything and anything that runs on top of them. Case in point is the ...

Google Pledges to Integrate Apigee with Kubernetes

Sep 20, 2016 0 1267

In a move that telegraphs its cloud ambitions with application integration, Google acquired Apigee for $625 million not only to gain access to an API management platform as a service, but also to integrate Apigee with the ...

Red Hat Aims to Put IT Back Together

Sep 14, 2016 0 911

There’s a lot of debate these days concerning what platform is best for deploying containers. On the one hand, virtual machines are popular destination because of the major investments IT organizations have made in existing management platforms. ...

Oracle Makes Hybrid Cloud Case for Container Strategy

Aug 25, 2016 0 1225

When it comes to hybrid cloud computing involving containers, the three leading cloud service providers are still somewhat challenged. Amazon Web Services (AWS) doesn’t really sanction private clouds running on-premises, while Microsoft has delayed the instance of ...

Is This the Beginning of the End for OpenStack?

Aug 19, 2016 2 5677

I was struck by a conversation I had earlier this year during the OpenStack conference in Austin with a technical architect from one of the bigger players. He was seeing baffled IT teams who had OpenStack clouds ...

NodeSource Couples Node.js to Kubernetes

Aug 8, 2016 0 1166

Every great once in a while two macro technology trends come together in a way in which the sum of the parts most definitely will be greater than the whole. Such is the case when Node.js, the ...

Got Bugs? Use Snapshots to Speed Dev, Testing

Jul 29, 2016 0 1093

Software development is far more streamlined today than it ever has been. Sites such as GitHub, continuous integration and delivery processes (CI/CD) and technologies such as containers have sped up the development process by orders of magnitude. ...

Sysdig Takes Container Monitoring On-Premises

Jul 1, 2016 0 1015

One of the more problematic issues that containers raise from an IT management perspective is how to monitor what’s occurring inside the container. As far as traditional IT monitoring tools are concerned every container is essentially a ...

Appreciating the Simplicity of Microservices

Jun 27, 2016 0 1481

At first glance, microservices and containers seem more challenging to manage because of the thousands of isolated modules of code that accumulate over time. In reality, however, the secret to successfully deploying and managing these applications may ...

Dockercon: Docker Previews Innovations

Jun 24, 2016 0 1720

The main focus of the Dockercon 2016 conference this week was clearly on an upgrade to Docker that delivered a bevy of new management capabilities. But Docker Inc. also telegraphed where it plans to take the popular ...