December 15, 2017

Microsoft Makes Serverless Frameworks More Accessible

Dec 8, 2017 0 232

At the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017 conference this week, Microsoft updated its Kubernetes connector dubbed Virtual Kubelet, which provides a simpler means to invoke serverless computing frameworks without having to master a functional programming language. In addition, ...

How Microsoft is Revamping its Docker Container Strategy

Nov 3, 2017 1 665

The future of profitability in the container market lies in Kubernetes hosting. That, at least, seems to be the new stance from Microsoft, whose container market strategy has evolved significantly over the past year. To understand just ...

Microsoft Previews Managed Kubernetes Service on Azure

Oct 26, 2017 0 408

As part of an effort to eliminate a Kubernetes management tax, Microsoft previewed a managed instance of Kubernetes clusters running on Azure that it will manage on behalf of customers for free. In addition, the company promised ...

Microsoft: Higher Levels of Abstraction Needed

Oct 23, 2017 0 322

Now that a level of détente has been established between the Kubernetes community and supporters of rival approaches such as Docker Swarm, the focus of the container community needs to shift more toward making distributed systems easier ...

IBM Joins Docker to Shift Apps to the Cloud

Oct 18, 2017 1 505

Docker Inc. at the DockerCon Europe 2017 conference extended its alliance with IBM as part of an effort to entice more IT organizations to lift and shift existing legacy applications into the cloud using Docker containers. Meanwhile, ...

Microsoft: Embrace Containers or Face Extinction

Sep 22, 2017 0 1071

A principal technology evangelist for Microsoft told attendees this week at the NextStep 2017 conference hosted by OutSystems that organizations that don’t adopt containers as the fundamental unit of work for building applications will find themselves going ...

DH2i Enables Container Migration Between Windows, Linux

Sep 1, 2017 0 594

It’s now possible to move Docker containers between Linux and Windows systems by deploying the latest version of DxEnterprise virtual host software from DH2i. A version 17 release of DxEnterprise unveiled this week adds support for stateful ...

Red Hat Extends Microsoft Alliance into Container Realm

Aug 23, 2017 0 445

Looking to extend an existing hybrid cloud computing alliance into the realm of containers, Red Hat and Microsoft this week announced integration between instances of Windows servers hosting containers and the Red Hat OpenShift platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment. ...

Red Hat Previews OpenShift Container Platform Additions

Aug 11, 2017 0 471

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 ...

Microsoft Automates Container Deployments on Azure

Jul 27, 2017 0 513

Microsoft this week moved to make it much easier to spin up instances of containers on a Microsoft Azure Cloud and be billed for on a per-second basis. Corey Sanders, director of compute for Azure, says Azure ...