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More than any other medium, the web offers the opportunity to redesign, republish, reedit, revamp, and redo our work over and over again. Print designers hit thedeadline at 5pm on a Friday, send the artwork to a printer, and forget it (at least, thats the plan).
Looking for a freebie? We have here, in collaboration our friends at Freepik, an exclusive release for HKDC readers.
The makers of the configuration management platform Chef, typically mentioned in the same breath with Puppet, Salt, and Ansible, is taking on application automation applications. Habitat, its new open source project, lets apps take their automation behaviors with them wherever they run.
In the last couple of years weve noticed more and more websites following the same basic format. This is typically referred to as design convergence; two designers, approaching the same problem, might reasonably arrive at the same solutioneven more so, if theyre aware of each others work.
Its always unfortunate to start the definition of a phrase by calling it a misnomer, but thats where you have to begin with serverless computing: Of course there will always be servers. Serverless computing merely adds another layer of abstraction atop cloud infrastructure, so developers no longer need to worry about servers, including virtual ones in the cloud.
Containers are here to stay.But this raises genuinely tough questions: Where are they staying? How many are there, and in what form?
Network monitoring company ThousandEyes has become the latest vendor to integrate Docker containers into a commercial product. This week, the company announced that one of its monitoring tools, Enterprise Agents, can now run inside Docker containers for simplified deployment.
The promised integration of the Kubernetes container orchestration framework and OpenStack got underway this week at the OpenStack Summit Austin 2016 conference with the launch of a Stacknetes initiative by CoreOS. Launched 30 days after CoreOS, Intel and Mirantis announced that they are collaborating on porting the OpenStack cloud management framework to Kubernetes, CoreOS Alex Polvi conducted a live demo of Stacknetes at the OpenStack Summit event.