Clouds and containers are not all about what’s new and hot

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This past Spring at London’s OpenInfra Days UK 2019, Mark Shuttleworth, executive chairman at Canonical and creator of Ubuntu Linux, said in a keynote, “I believe OpenStack is important. It’s become trendy to say: ‘I’m skipping OpenStack and going straight to Kubernetes.’ It’s like skipping salad and going straight to steam – they both solve […]

In arrivo i 5 principali sviluppi del cloud

Mettetevi comodi, perchè presto vi porteremo in alcuni posti molto interessanti grazie al cloud. L’Hybrid Cloud decolla Per molto tempo  il cloud ibrido non è andato da nessuna parte. Questo perché non era facile integrare cloud privati ​​e pubblici. Poi è arrivato Kubernetes e tutto è cambiato. Mediante Kubernetes, fino a quando una piattaforma cloud […]

Los cinco grandes desarrollos en la nube

Abróchense los cinturones. Vamos a viajar a lugares interesantes en la nube, en poco tiempo. La nube híbrida despega Durante años, la nube híbrida no se movió a ningún lado. El motivo es que no resultaba fácil integrar nubes públicas y privadas. Entonces, llegó Kubernetes y todo cambió. Con Kubernetes, siempre y cuando una plataforma […]

El círculo virtuoso de adoptar la nube

Acaba de comenzar 2019 y la gente todavía considera que la nube involucra “sólo los ordenadores de otra persona”. Disculpa, perdí de vista mi teclado, porque mis ojos estaban dando demasiadas vueltas. Afortunadamente, esa actitud tan arcaica está desapareciendo de los departamentos de TI. La causa, según una encuesta reciente de Cloud Foundry, una plataforma […]

What’s the difference between containers and virtual machines?

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I was at a conference recently when I realized the person I was talking with thought that containers were just smaller versions of virtual machines (VM). Ah, no. No, they’re not. Yes, they can function in the same ways from a practical viewpoint. For example, they’re both commonly used to run server applications. How they […]

Let the cloud lift your tech career

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When you write about the workplace of the future, it’s easy to focus on the jobs of the future — that is, jobs involving technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain, that have yet to become common across most enterprises. Still, make no mistake: There are and will be plenty of jobs opportunities and […]

Four recent trends pointing to big things ahead for the hybrid cloud

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The cloud has fundamentally changed. We had been focusing on the rise of the public cloud, but these last several months have showed us that the hybrid cloud may yet prove to be the real cloud IT model moving forward. As evidence, consider these four recent developments: The Rise of Kubernetes Kubernetes took over as […]

OpenStack–uh Open Infrastructure? OpenDev?–remains popular

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If you read the OpenStack User Survey Report you’ll find OpenStack, the open-source Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud, is growing ever more popular. But at the same time OpenStack‘s branding is getting a little confusing. While the IaaS cloud name remains the same, its branding is pivoting to Open Infrastructure, or is it OpenDev? Let’s start with the good […]

The virtuous circle of cloud adoption

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It just turned 2019 and people are still saying the cloud is “just someone else’s computers.” Excuse me, I lost sight of my keyboard because my eyes were rolling too hard. Fortunately, that antediluvian attitude is disappearing from IT departments.  What’s bringing that about, according to a recent survey (pdf) from open-source Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) foundation Cloud […]

What CloudStack really is and why it matters to you

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If you’re looking for a new open-source cloud and you search for CloudStack on Google’s first page, you’ll find CloudStack compared to OpenStack. It should not be compared to OpenStack! Yes, both started as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) clouds, but they quickly took very different paths. Today, OpenStack is a complex ecosystem of IaaS […]