Container Platform

A container platform is a way of deploying, running and managing containers. It consists of a container engine, deployment tooling and various management, security and monitoring tools and features. Popular containers platforms are Kubernetes, Docker Swarm and OpenShift, as well as managed services from Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

Spectro Cloud saves Kubernetes from vendor lock in and DIY complexity

Spectro Cloud saves Kubernetes from vendor lock-in and DIY complexity

Kubernetes is great for developers creating containerized workloads and microservices. But it's open, pluggable architecture and design principles can be scary at first sight: it just doesn't hide any of its...

What’s New in VMware vSphere 7

In these times of “Sheltering in place” if you are American or “lockdown” for the rest of the world, it is the perfect time to learn something new or improve on...
MobiledgeX Cloud Foundations

MobiledgeX is the Amazon of Edge Computing

We all know Amazon.com, the online retailer. In the Netherlands, we have similar 'platform' players, that, for a fee, will let 3rd party resellers sell their inventory via the site. It's...
Kubernetes-1-18-Whats-New

Kubernetes 1.18: What’s New

Last week, the CNCF released Kubernetes 1.18. In this new version, there are a lot of exciting new features. A lot of existing features are promoted from alpha to beta or...
vSphere 7 takes a massive step towards Cloud Native normalization

vSphere 7 takes a massive step towards Cloud-native normalization

With the release of vSphere 7 VMware have taken a massive step in the direction of normalizing Cloud Native application development in On-Premises datacenters whilst also casting their net for hybrid and public cloud too

Is cloud-native becoming mainstream? Yes, says CNCF

The CNCF regularly surveys the marketplace to understand adoption of cloud-native technologies. The results of the most recent survey shows some interesting adoption rates, indicating that cloud-native technologies are becoming mainstream. Why...
Segregation of duties

Kubernetes security considerations & best practices

As of now we are in the middle of a big boost in Kubernetes adoption. The number of organizations deploying containers in production using this popular orchestration tool grows every week....
Kubernetes and the Hype Cycle at its Peak or in the Trough

Kubernetes and the Hype Cycle: at its Peak or in the Trough?

Kubernetes is the great new kid on the block, and just like at high school everybody wants to be friends with them. Those on the outside of the gang all wonder...
Docker Enterprise sold to Mirantis, Docker Desktop

Docker Enterprise sold to Mirantis, Docker Desktop, Hub raise $35MM

Two important things happened today at Docker to separate the two businesses. Mirantis to acquire the Enterprise parts of Docker Docker raised $35 million for Docker Desktop and Hub and replaces...

Portworx: Solving the Challenges of Persistent Storage for Containers

In the heyday of containers, storage was often an afterthought. Containers were envisioned to be ephemeral, stateless components and container storage was definitely not a priority. The advent of data-rich containers...