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AWS Stokes Container Management Debate

Dec 7, 2016 0 1065

Amazon Web Services is gearing up to throw its weight around in the debate over container management and orchestration. At the re:Invent 2016 conference, AWS announced plans to create a Blox project incorporating multiple open-source technologies, starting ...

SAP Approach to Microservices Comes into Focus

Nov 22, 2016 0 1769

SAP is now starting to use of multiple types of containers to make external applications available as a microservice that provide access to live data. When it comes to containers, SAP currently has a bifurcated strategy. The ...

Axway Marries API Management to Microservices

Oct 10, 2016 0 1038

One of the issues that containers and microservices usually bring to a head inside any organization is the need for a more mature approach to API management. As the number of more granular container applications proliferate across ...

MapR Extends Microservices Support in Hadoop

Sep 30, 2016 0 1061

There’s clearly a lot of interest these days in building stateful applications using containers, but not much agreement about how best to go about it. A large number of approaches have been put forward that, to one ...

LinkedIn Shares Container Memory Usage Experience

Sep 26, 2016 1 701

One of the more widely used mechanism for limiting consumption of memory resources in IT environments running containers is Control Groups, otherwise known as cgroups, that can be found inside the Linux kernel. In fact, LinkedIn has ...

Make Containers Contain and Work for You

Sep 23, 2016 0 1591

Docker containers have become an important tool in the developer’s toolbox. Adoption of this technology has been phenomenal. To date, Docker has surpassed 2 billion container downloads, which increased at a tremendous rate from the reported 300 ...

AWS Sees Rapid Microservices Architecture Evolution

Aug 30, 2016 0 1181

Amazon Web Services (AWS) believes IT infrastructure management is evolving too rapidly for the average IT organization to keep pace. Starting with the deployment of containers in a production environment, Werner Vogels, AWS CTO, contended at a recent AWS ...

VMware Ties Kubernetes to Integrated OpenStack

Aug 26, 2016 1 1518

As part of a broader effort to make sure that VMware virtual machines are employed within an OpenStack environment, VMware this week at an OpenStack East conference demonstrated how an open source Kargo tool can be used ...

Oracle Makes Hybrid Cloud Case for Container Strategy

Aug 25, 2016 0 1218

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 ...

ADTRAN Uses Microservices to Advance 5G

Aug 23, 2016 0 1165

It’s no secret that the telecommunications industry is currently going through a massive transformation as part of a general shift toward 5G networking. Less clear is the role microservices are playing to enable that transformation to occur. ...