Containers

Enterprise Ready Managed Kubernetes as a Service with Rafay

Though Kubernetes has made significant headways into being accepted as the way forward in terms of how modern applications are developed, deployed and managed, the reality of the ecosystem that exists around containers and cloud native platforms is still not set and continues to be a shifting proposition for IT operations to navigate. This means […] Read More

Insights into the WHY around Kubernetes Backup with Kasten

Veeam acquired Kasten last month and for those that maybe wondering why a lot of us internal to Veeam are super excited about this taking place I thought I would get Kasten’s Co-Founder, Niraj Tolia onto Great Things with Great Tech to talk about all things Kubernetes backup, disaster recovery and mobility. There is almost […] Read More

Simplifying Kubernetes with Portainer 2.0 CE

I think it would be a very brave person to claim that Kubernetes, Docker or containers in general was straight forward. There is intrinsic complexity that comes with a containerization and this is no better proven in the increasing ecosystem of management platforms for Kubernetes such as Project Pacific from VMware and others that are […] Read More

VMworld 2019 Review – Project Pacific is a Stroke of Kubernetes Genius… but not without a catch!

Kubernetes Kubernetes, Kubernetes… say Kubernetes one more time… I dare you! If it wasn’t clear what the key take away from VMworld 2019 was last week in San Francisco then I’ll repeat it one more time… Kubernetes! It was something which I predicted prior to the event in my session breakdown. And all jokes aside, […] Read More

Containers Everywhere…Are we really ready?

Depending on what you read, certain areas of the IT Industry are telling us that there is a freight train coming our way…and that train is bringing with it containers. With the recent release of container platforms from Microsoft and VMware it seems as though those that control the vast majority of the x86 platforms around the world […] Read More

VMware Photon: vCloud Air Network Deployment

This week VMware announced information around their Cloud Native Apps strategy…VMware Photon and Lightwave are aimed at the ever growing Container market with VMware open sourcing their own lightweight Linux Microservice Server released as Photon. Photon provides the following benefits: Support for the most popular Linux container formats including Docker, rkt, and Garden from Pivotal Minimal footprint (approximately 300MB), to […] Read More

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