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Netflix Open Sources Its Container Management Platform "Titus"

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 15 Followers on  Apr 28, 2018

Netflix announced the open sourcing of their container management platform called Titus. Titus is built on top of Apache Mesos and runs on AWS EC2.

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Mesosphere Launches Kubernetes on DC/OS 1.10

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 15 Followers on  Sep 29, 2017

Mesosphere, the commercial implementation of Apache Mesos, announced that they are offering beta support for Kubernetes on top of their cluster management platform.

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Distributed Schedulers with Microservice Architectures

by Andrew Morgan Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 19, 2017

Martin Campbell, microservices scalability expert at DigitalOcean, talked about running a microservice based architecture with a distributed scheduler at MicroXchg Berlin 2017. He focused primarily on the problems encountered along the way, and the tradeoffs between offerings like Kubernetes, Nomad, and Mesos.

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Microsoft Introduces New Azure Container Instances Service and Per Second Billing

by Kent Weare Follow 11 Followers on  Jul 30, 2017

In a recent blog post, Microsoft introduced a new container service called Azure Container Instances. This service has been positioned, by Microsoft, as a way to deliver containers with simplicity and speed, without VM infrastructure to manage.

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A Series of Unfortunate Container Events at Netflix: Andrew Spyker and Amit Joshi at QCon NYC

by Daniel Bryant Follow 740 Followers on  Jul 02, 2017

At QCon New York 2017,  Andrew Spyker and Amit Joshi presented “A Series of Unfortunate Container Events at Netflix”. Key takeaways from running production workloads within containers running on the AWS Cloud include: expect problematic containers and workloads; there is continued need for cloud to evolve for containers; and it has been worth the effort due to value containers unlock.

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Lightbend Speaks to InfoQ on Their Acquisition of OpsClarity

by Michael Redlich Follow 15 Followers on  Feb 24, 2017

Nine months after acquiring BoldRadius, Lightbend announced their acquisition of OpsClarity, a company specializing in monitoring reactive applications. InfoQ interviewed Mark Brewer, president and CEO at Lightbend and Alan Ngai, co-founder of OpsClarity and now VP of cloud services at Lightbend to learn more about this new partnership.

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A Comparison of Some Container Orchestration Options

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 15 Followers on  Feb 08, 2017 2

A recent article compares some of the container orchestration options available today. They range from open-source ones that can be self-hosted, to containers-as-a-service offerings, which again range from startups to enterprise players.

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The Infrastructure Behind Twitter: Scaling Networking, Storage and Provisioning

by Daniel Bryant Follow 740 Followers on  Jan 30, 2017

The Twitter Engineering team has recently provided an insight into the evolution and scaling of the core technologies behind their in-house infrastructure that powers the social media service. Core lessons shared included: Architect beyond the original specifications; there is no such a thing as a “temporary change or workaround”; and documenting best practices has been a “force multiplier”.

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Amazon's Managed Container Service Adds Support for Docker on Windows

by Elton Stoneman Follow 2 Followers on  Jan 24, 2017 1

Amazon is the first cloud provider to support Windows Docker containers in their managed container platform - the AWS EC2 Container Service. The new beta service for Windows has several restrictions, but it paves the way to running multi-platform solutions across a single cluster of container hosts.

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Kubernetes 1.3 Released with Cross-Cluster Federation and Alpha Support for Stateful Services

by Daniel Bryant Follow 740 Followers on  Aug 06, 2016

Kubernetes 1.3 has been released with improved support for scaling clusters up and down, cross-cluster federated services, improved local development tooling, support for CoreOS’s rkt container format, foundations for the emerging OCI image format and CNI networking standards, and the inclusion of the alpha ‘PetSet’ feature that enables support for implementing stateful applications.

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Searching for the Right Abstraction in a Microservice Platform. Q&A with VAMP creator Olaf Molenveld

by Daniel Bryant Follow 740 Followers on  May 15, 2016

Magnetic.io are creating a new open source microservice deployment platform named VAMP, or Very Awesome Microservices Platform, which offers a ‘platform-agnostic microservices DSL’ for deployment, A/B testing, canary releasing, autoscaling, and an integrated metrics and event engine. InfoQ recently sat down with Olaf Molenveld, CEO and co-founder of magnetic.io, the company building VAMP.

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Building Microservice Infrastructure with Cisco's Mantl 1.0

by Daniel Bryant Follow 740 Followers on  Feb 19, 2016

At Cisco Live 2016, held in Berlin, the latest version of Cisco’s open source microservice platform, Mantl, was released. New features include multi-data center configuration via tooling like Project Calico, simplified version control of a developer's entire infrastructure configuration, and blue/green testing as part of a service upgrade process.

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Microsoft Makes Azure Container Service Preview Available

by Kent Weare Follow 11 Followers on  Dec 15, 2015

Microsoft has recently announced the Azure Container Service has reached preview status. The service was first discussed at the AzureCon event earlier this fall and is now available to customers through a self-nomination process.

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Force12.io Create a ‘Microscaling’ Framework for Apache Mesos

by Daniel Bryant Follow 740 Followers on  Sep 27, 2015

Force12.io have released a prototype ‘microscaling’ container demonstration running on the Apache Mesos cluster manager, which they claim starts and stops ‘priority 1’ and ‘priority 2’ containers more rapidly than traditional autoscaling approaches when given a simulated demand for the differing workloads. InfoQ discussed the goals and methodology of this approach with Force12.io’s Ross Fairbanks.

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Mesosphere Releases SDK for Mesos-Powered 'Datacenter Operating System'

by Daniel Bryant Follow 740 Followers on  Jul 15, 2015

Mesosphere Inc, have released the Mesosphere software development kit (SDK) for creating datacenter services that will run on their Mesos-powered Datacenter Operating System (DCOS). The Mesosphere blog states that the SDK currently supports Java, Go and Python.

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