August 20, 2017

Alibaba Bets on Containers Running on Bare-Metal Servers

Apr 24, 2017 0 973

Aiming to provide IT organizations with as much flexibility as possible, Alibaba Group has unfurled an instance of a private cloud service based on Docker containers running on bare-metal servers. Hong Tang, chief architect for Alibaba Cloud, ...

Mirantis Ties Kubernetes, OpenStack in Managed Service

Apr 21, 2017 0 746

At the Dockercon 2017 conference this week Mirantis moved to tie Kubernetes and OpenStack more tightly together via a managed cloud service that enables IT organizations to manage both platforms via a single console. Boris Renksi, chief ...

Electric Cloud Marries Microservices to DevOps

Apr 19, 2017 0 791

With the rise of microservices enabled by containers, DevOps is about to become IT organizations’ dominant challenge. Even when an IT organization has achieved some level of DevOps maturity, the complexity associated with managing microservices at scale ...

Red Hat Makes Legacy App Case for Containers

Apr 17, 2017 0 908

Red Hat is extending its campaign to become a dominant provider of platforms for hosting contain applications with an update to the Red Hat Container Platform that adds the latest version of the Kubernetes orchestration engine and ...

How Docker Changes Everything (Not Just Deployment)

Apr 17, 2017 0 731

At their core, Docker containers are just a new way to deploy applications. But their implications for the software world extend much further than just application deployment. Here’s how Docker changes monitoring, storage, security and more. Docker ...

Microservices Security: New Approaches for DevOps

Apr 11, 2017 0 1263

Gone are the days of monolithic applications that run on dedicated machines. Instead, modern applications are being designed and deployed around microservices, containers and mixed-cloud environments. These environments give developers and DevOps teams tremendous flexibility, while at ...

IBM Working with Google, Lyft on Microservices Management

Apr 7, 2017 0 599

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 0 640

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 ...

Weaveworks Unfurls Managed CI/CD Service for Microservices

Mar 31, 2017 2 891

As more organizations opt to deploy container applications in the cloud, the processes used to build them are following suit. This week at the CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe 2017 conference Weaveworks announced the general availability of Weave ...

Orchestrating Kubernetes on Bare Metal

Mar 30, 2017 0 1508

Linux container technology permits the subdivision of compute resources in ways similar to virtualization, but without the overhead of managing separate copies of the operating system in each instance/container. To maximize this effect, containers are frequently run ...