August 22, 2017

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 ...

IBM Makes Case for Mainframes as Container Platforms

Jul 24, 2017 0 1293

Later this year IBM plans to have put in place a licensing model that will provide a compelling financial incentive for IT organizations to deploy microservices based on containers on a new z14 mainframe platform. Mike Desens, ...

OCI Specification Gets Ratified

Jul 19, 2017 0 207

With the ratification of an Open Container Initiative 1.0 (OCI) specification announced today by The Linux Foundation, IT organizations now should have greater confidence in the fact that container images will be portable across multiple classes of ...

IBM Intros Cloud Cost Analysis Tool to Drive Container Use

Jun 13, 2017 0 306

IBM has unfurled a Cloud Brokerage Services Cost and Asset Management software-as-a-service (SaaS) application in response to the rising popularity of container adoption within on-premises IT environments. While many IT organizations once automatically defaulted to public clouds ...

IBM Teams up with Google, Lyft to Advance Container Networks

May 26, 2017 0 413

While some progress has been made in creating a standard network interface for containers, the level of interoperability between containers themselves and other types of computing platforms still leaves much to be desired. At the Gluecon 2017 ...

Dockercon 2017: Docker Sharpens Enterprise Focus

Apr 20, 2017 0 699

For much of the existence of Docker, the primary focus of Docker Inc. has been on developing new applications. At the Dockercon 2017 conference this week, Docker Inc. made it clear it’s now turning its attention to ...

IBM Working with Google, Lyft on Microservices Management

Apr 7, 2017 0 602

IBM is partnering with Google and Lyft on developing microservice management infrastructure for applications built on top of Kubernetes. At the same time, IBM is working on extending a framework for managing clusters in a way that ...

IBM Predicts Container Sprawl Will Force DevOps Issues

Apr 5, 2017 0 642

IBM has discovered that the surest path to container and microservices sprawl is to not have sound DevOps processes in place before adopting them. Angel Diaz, vice president of Cloud Technology and Architecture for IBM, says the ...

IBM Advances OpenWhisk Serverless Computing Initiative

Mar 24, 2017 0 795

Now that IBM and Adobe Systems are jointly leading the charge in terms of promoting adoption of an open-source serverless computing framework known as OpenWhisk, the two companies have implemented an application programming interface (API) gateway to ...