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  • Article Series: Containers in the Real World - Stepping Off the Hype Curve

    This article series explains how containers are actually being used within the enterprise. It dives into the core technology behind containers and how this is currently being used by developers, examines core challenges with deploying containers in the enterprise and the future of containerisation, and discusses the role unikernels are currently playing within leading-edge organisations.

  • Lessons Learned from Scheduling One Million Containers with HashiCorp Nomad

    HashiCorp's Million Container Challenge is a test for how efficiently its scheduler, Nomad, can schedule one million containers across 5,000 hosts. The goal of the challenge is to observe and optimize the behavior of Nomad at exceptional scale. Ultimately Nomad was able to schedule one million containers across 5,000 hosts in under five minutes. This post outlines the lessons learned.

  • Is HyperContainer the Answer for Cloud Native Applications?

    Xu Wang introduces HyperContainer, a runtime for running Docker images on any hypervisor, providing hardware-enforced isolation for multi-tenant environments.

  • A Glimpse of Latest Mobile App Development Trends

    Even though mobile apps are nothing special anymore, there is still quite some movement in this area. In this article, Katie Stanfield highlights some of the trends we might encounter in the near future if we think about developing mobile applications: App developers and companies will have to keep in mind topics like Big Data and app analytics, Internet of Things or enterprise app stores.

  • Virtual Roundtable: The Role of Containers in Modern Applications

    JP Morgenthal recently published a controversial DevOps.com article entitled “Containers Are Designed for an Antiquated Application Architecture.” After observing a lively debate on Twitter, InfoQ reached out to some of the most influential (and opinionated!) tech leaders in the industry – including Morgenthal himself – and asked them to participate in a virtual roundtable.

  • How Composite C1 Found Success by Becoming Open Source

    In today’s environment it is difficult to offer commercial products, especially in highly competitive fields such as content management systems. Finding themselves being squeezed out of the market, Composite C1 found a way to thrive by releasing their core product under an open source license with cloud based hosting.

  • Virtual Roundtable: The Future of PaaS in Cloud Computing

    There has been a raging debate about PaaS and whether it is still a valuable part of a cloud portfolio, so InfoQ reached out to four leaders in the cloud domain (cloud advocate Krish Subramanian, cloud developer Dan Turkenkopf, cloud executive JP Morgenthal, and cloud expert James Urquhart) for their opinions on the future of PaaS.

  • BYOC and the Rise of Hybrid Cloud

    Chris Smith offers insights on how to leverage the increasing employee adoption of cloud services (Bring Your Own Cloud) to perform their work. Understanding the risks and benefits becomes essential.

  • Bridging Subsidiaries With the Cloud to Create a Global API

    One of the biggest challenges in modern business is how you integrate subsidiaries and present a single global view so that customers and partners find it simpler to integrate with your organisation. In this article we will discuss a fictitious sample based on a real-world scenario and look at some of the challenges and good practices that you should look to implement to be successful.

  • Codenvy’s Architecture, Part 2

    Tyler Jewell, CEO of Codenvy, unveils in this 2-parts article the architecture of Codenvy - a cloud IDE –, providing details on its platform and plug-in architecture, workspace and cluster management, multi-tenancy implementation, IDE collaboration, release model and SCRUM process used for development.

  • Codenvy’s Architecture, Part 1

    Tyler Jewell, CEO of Codenvy, unveils in this 2-parts article the architecture of Codenvy - a cloud IDE –, providing details on its platform and plug-in architecture, workspace and cluster management, multi-tenancy implementation, IDE collaboration, release model and SCRUM process used for development.

  • Virtual Panel: Adjusting to Development in the Cloud

    Developers are steadily building experience with an array of diverse cloud environments. InfoQ spoke with three thoughts leaders about the state of cloud development, recommended tools, anti-patterns, and how to get started. Our panelists were Adron Hall, Magnus Mårtensson, and Andy Piper.

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