August 21, 2017

CNCF, Packet Partner to Host Microservices on Bare Metal

Aug 10, 2017 0 218

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 ...

How to Make Docker Containers Faster and Improve Performance

Aug 4, 2017 0 455

Your Docker containers are already fast, at least compared to virtual machines. But what if you want to make them even faster? Here are strategies for optimizing Docker container speed and performance. If you’re using Docker, it’s ...

IBM Makes Case for Mainframes as Container Platforms

Jul 24, 2017 0 1285

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, ...

TIBCO Acquires nanoscale.io to Drive Microservices

Jul 18, 2017 0 306

The mutual dependency between microservices and APIs runs deep. In addition to spawning an API, each new microservice makes calls to any number of existing APIs. As part of an effort to provide tooling that enable developers ...

Shippable Uses Containers to Marry DevOps, Private Clouds

Jul 11, 2017 0 262

One of the downstream benefits of embracing Docker containers is that it makes it much easier to implement a private cloud as an extension of a public cloud. Containerized applications that might be built on a public ...

Dynatrace Extends Container Reach

Jul 7, 2017 0 353

There are a lot more types of containers being deployed in production environments than just Docker. In fact, one of the most widely employed types of containers employed in a production environment can be found in the ...

SOA vs. Microservices: What’s the Difference, Anyway?

Jun 30, 2017 0 577

Are microservices just another term for service oriented architecture (SOA)? You might be forgiven for thinking so. Microservices and SOA are similar in many respects. But they’re not the same thing. Defining SOA If you developed applications ...

Redis Labs Simplifies Data Microservices Platform Deployment

Jun 23, 2017 0 338

For some time now Redis Labs has been making a case for a data services framework that could be deployed anywhere. Whether in support of microservices based on a Docker container or in a platform-as-service (PaaS) environment, ...

F5 Networks Makes a Container Connection

May 30, 2017 0 462

Now that microservices enabled by containers are finding their way into production environments, IT organizations are discovering that managing contention for IT infrastructure resources is a bigger challenge than ever. To make it easier for IT organizations ...

Chef Extends Automation Reach to Containers

May 24, 2017 0 466

IT operations teams are about to be confronted with an unprecedented number of microservices based on containers moving into production environments. As such, more reliance on IT automation frameworks is all but inevitable. At the ChefConf2017 conference ...