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Containers to Overtake VMs in Application Platform Space, Says SDxCentral Survey

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 21, 2017 4

One of the key findings of the 2017 Container and Cloud Orchestration Report from SDXCentral is that container adoption has steadily increased in the last two years and is set to overtake virtual machines (VMs) in the application platform space. In 2016, only 8% of respondents had deployed containers while this year, 45% are already using it.

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ContainerPilot 3.0 Released with Multiprocess Container Support

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 27, 2017

Joyent released version 3.0 of ContainerPilot which functions as an init system for running multiple processes inside containers. It automates the processes of service registration, service discovery, health checks, and lifecycle management for the processes. It has a new HTTP-based API, a simpler configuration language and Consul-only support.

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How JD.com Moved to Kubernetes from OpenStack

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 13, 2017

JD.com, one of China’s largest e-commerce companies, recently shared their experience in adopting Kubernetes to evolve to an application container based infrastructure from an OpenStack-managed IaaS one. The move, that also includes an in-house component for networking, improved resource utilization by 30%.

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Common Reasons for Failed Kubernetes Deployments

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 27, 2017 1

A recent series of articles highlighted the 10 common reasons for failed Kubernetes deployments. These range from missing and incorrect inputs, to exceeding resource limits. In most cases, the kubectl describe command can help to pinpoint the underlying reason.

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A Comparison of Some Container Orchestration Options

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 08, 2017

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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Docker 1.13 Released with Improved CLI, Compose-File Support for Swarm Mode, and Secrets API

by Daniel Bryant Follow 81 Followers on  Jan 23, 2017 1

Docker Inc, has released version 1.13 of its open source Docker container engine project. This release includes significant restructuring of the Docker CLI, and the introduction of ‘clean-up’ commands to reclaim disk space. Alongside the launch of Docker 1.13, new releases of the supporting toolchain were also made, including: Docker Compose 1.10, Docker Machine 0.9.0, and Notary 0.4.3.

Architecture & Design Follow 496 Followers

Netflix Conductor, an Orchestration Engine for Microservices

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 20, 2016 4

Netflix has developed an orchestration engine called “Conductor”, and has used it internally in production for the last year . During this time they executed some 2.6 million process workflows, starting with linear ones and ending with dynamic ones running over multiple days. Now they have open sourced Conductor, making it available to all those interested in workflow orchestration.

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Docker Swarm Is Dead. Long Live Docker Swarm.

by Elton Stoneman Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 28, 2016

At DockerCon, Docker released version 1.12 of the core product, Docker Engine. The biggest new feature is that Docker Swarm is no longer a separate tool - now it's built into Docker Engine, making it easier to combine multiple Docker hosts into a single logical unit for increased scale and reliability.

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DockerCon 2016: A Summary of Announcements and Key Takeaways

by Daniel Bryant Follow 81 Followers on  Jun 26, 2016

At DockerCon 2016, held in Seattle, the latest 1.12 beta version of Docker Engine was announced that includes the integration of Docker Swarm to provide container orchestration. Additional announcement included: the Docker for Mac and Windows has now been made public; a private beta for Docker for AWS and Azure has been opened; and the release of a 'DAB' file format for packaging artifacts.

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Supergiant.io - Container Platform for Stateful Applications

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 4 Followers on  May 16, 2016

Supergiant is a container hosting platform built using Kubernetes for distributed, stateful applications.

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WalmartLabs Open-Sources OneOps PaaS

by Hassy Veldstra Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 24, 2016 1

WalmartLabs open-sources OneOps, the platform behind walmart.com. OneOps is a cross-cloud deployment and orchestration platform with a visual infrastructure builder aimed at making it easier to build applications that can run on any cloud.

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Puppet Enterprise Targets Application Orchestration

by Rags Srinivas Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 08, 2016

Rags Srinivas talks to Luke Kanies, CEO of Puppet Labs and a seasoned DevOps veteran about application orchestration, the past, present and future of DevOps.

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WSO2 Extends its Internet of Things Process Orchestration Capabilities

by Kevin Farnham Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 19, 2015

Open-source middleware vender WSO2 announced new capabilities in its platform for managing Internet of Things (IoT) applications and processing IoT data. The enhancements include support of MQTT (a lightweight M2M/IoT publish/subscribe connectivity protocol), the Activiti business process management (BPM) platform, and the Open Data OData 4.0 protocol.

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Netflix's FIDO Guards Against Security Incidents

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  May 19, 2015

The Netflix team has released FIDO -- an open source system for automatically analysing security events. Not to be confused with FIDO Alliance, Netflix's platform stands for Fully Integrated Defense Operation, the platform's Github describes FIDO as "an orchestration layer used to automate the incident response process by evaluating, assessing and responding to malware."

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Docker Acquires Orchard Labs

by Chris Swan Follow 59 Followers on  Jul 23, 2014

Docker Inc have announced their acquisition of Orchard Labs, a provider of hosted Docker services. Orchard are also the developers of Fig, a composition and orchestration tool for multi container Docker applications. The London based Orchard team is two strong, with prolific developers Aanand Prasad and Ben Firshman.

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