Arriva “Azure Container Instances”

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Adoro i contenitori. Anche tu ami i contenitori. Tutti noi amiamo i contenitori. Ma, se hai mai provato a eseguire i tuoi programmi su Microsoft Azure, hai probabilmente avuto un problema. Non è stato facile gestire containers in stile Docker, una tecnologia Linux nativa, su Azure. Oh, si poteva fare, ma era molto lavoro. Ora, […]

Azure container instances arrive

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I love containers. You love containers. We all love containers. But, if you ever tried to run your programs on Microsoft Azure, you had a problem. It wasn’t easy to run Docker-style containers, a native Linux technology, on Azure. Oh, it could be done, but it was work. Now, with Azure Container Instances (ACI), it’s […]

Docker embraces Kubernetes with Docker Enterprise 2.0

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It turns out Docker was serious about adopting Kubernetes. Docker has its own container orchestration program, Docker Swarm mode, but the company saw the wind was blowing towards Kubernetes so it added Kubernetes to its selection of orchestration tools in October 2017. But, there’s adoption and then there’s “Adoption.” With the first you announce you’ll […]

Kubernetes is the number one container orchestration program, but still faces challenges

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Kubernetes is the top cloud container orchestration program, but that doesn’t mean it’s home free. A Platform 9 survey at the most recent KubeCon in Austin identified both strong and weak points for the program. First, the good news: Kubernetes is gaining new users and developers rapidly. KubeCon attendance grew 400% from 2016 to 2017. […]

Kubeflow: Machine learning comes to Kubernetes

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As you probably know, Kubernetes has become the default container cloud orchestration system. What you may not know is that developers have been using Kubernetes as the foundation for other software stacks. With the newest of these, Kubeflow, machine learning (ML) has come to Kubernetes. David Aronchick and Jeremy Lewi, engineers on the Kubeflow project, […]

Amazon joins the rush to Kubernetes

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Was it really only just over a month ago that I wrote, “The only real question is not if AWS will also fully invest in Kubernetes now that Docker has taken the plunge but when? Why, yes, yes it was. And guess what? As predicted by yours truly, AWS CEO Andy Jassy announced the launch […]

Microsoft doubles down on Kubernetes for Azure

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When I say Microsoft is “doubling down,” on Kubernetes for Azure, I mean that literally. Besides offering Kubernetes support on Azure Container Service (ACS), it’s also offering—bear with me now—Kubernetes on Azure as Azure Container Service (AKS). The difference between the two is that ACS enables you to use other container orchestration programs—Docker Swarm and […]

For cloud container orchestration, it’s all Kubernetes, all the time

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Well, that was fast. In May 2017, there were three major cloud container orchestration programs: Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, and Mesosphere. Then, in early October, Mesosphere joined the Kubernetes bandwagon. Would Docker, the company which turned containers into IT’s hottest movement, continue the DevOps battle? Nope. On October 17, Docker announced that it will integrate Kubernetes […]

Is Mesosphere surrendering to Kubernetes?

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Until recently there were three major contenders for the spot as top cloud container orchestration program: Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, and Mesosphere. It’s now down to two. Mesosphere has thrown in the towel and is adopting Kubernetes into DC/OS. Is this really a surrender? Mesosphere CEO Florian Leibert argues it’s not. His position is Mesosphere and Kubernetes […]

The rise of container orchestration storage standards

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Containers are everywhere and thanks to Docker, CoreOS, and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), we have container standards pretty much nailed down. When it comes to container orchestration, we have three major contenders, Docker Swarm, Mesosphere, and Kubernetes, with Kubernetes pulling into the lead. But, when it comes to container orchestration storage standards we […]