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Archive for October, 2017
Most discussions of containers focus on how they improve software delivery processes and complement other software tools. Equally important, however, are the benefits that containers offer to humans.
DevOps adoption is increasing by the minute, with more companies transforming their culture and technology to implement this model. The 2017 State of DevOps report speaks directly to their motivation: Organizations effectively utilizing DevOps principlesachieved 46x more frequent software deployments than their competitors, 96x faster recovery from failures, 440x faster lead time for changes and had higher levels of operational efficiency and overall customer satisfaction.
As part of an effort to eliminate a Kubernetes management tax, Microsoft previewed a managed instance of Kubernetes clusters running on Azure that it will manage on behalf of customers for free. In addition, the company promised to extend Azure Container Registry to add support for geo-replication capabilities that makes it simpler to manage multiple instances of a private container registry.
When it comes to building and maintaining a website, one has to take a ton of things into consideration. However, in an era when people want to see results fast, while at the same time knowing that their information online is secure, all webmasters should strive for a couple of things: Both of these goals are vital in order to run a successful website.
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Google and Cisco Systems today announced a strategic alliance in which the two companies will work closely to extend the reach of Google cloud services based on Kubernetes and other container technologies to on-premises environments based on Cisco infrastructure. Fabio Gori, senior director of cloud solutions marketing for Cisco, says the first fruits of that alliance will show up in the early part of 2018 with general availability of solutions starting to appear in the second half of 2018.
Not too long ago, front-end performance was a mere afterthought. Something that was postponed to the end of a project and that didnt go much beyond minification, asset optimization, and maybe a few adjustments on the servers config file.
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At the Open Source Summit Europe 2017 conference today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced it is adding two projects to its portfolio to address the security of container images and the way software is distributed and updated. Notary, the 13th project taken on by the CNCG, provides a mechanism to create, manage and distribute the metadata needed to ensure the integrity and freshness of content.
Now that a level of dtente has been established between the Kubernetes community and supporters of rival approaches such as Docker Swarm, the focus of the container community needs to shift more toward making distributed systems easier to build. Brendan Burns, a distinguished engineer at Microsoft and a co-founder of Kubernetes, says that while Kubernetes represents a significant advance toward that goal, its still too difficult to build and maintain distributed systems.
Docker Inc. at the DockerCon Europe 2017 conference extended its alliance with IBM as part of an effort to entice more IT organizations to lift and shift existing legacy applications into the cloud using Docker containers. Meanwhile, IBM announced that its middleware software used to run legacy applications now will be available as containers on the Docker Store.
As seen in a recent DigiCert report, an overwhelming majority of companies believe that an integrated security and devops team makes sense. In fact, 98 percent of survey 300 US respondents (a third from IT or security) are either planning to or have alreafy launched such an effort.