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VMware, in collaboration with sister company Pivotal, announced this week the general availability of the Kubernetes instance developed by the two companies. Paul Dul, vice president of product management for cloud native applications at VMware, says the Pivotal Container Service (PKS) is much more than a curated instance of Kubernetes.
Oracle used its Oracle CloudWorld event this week to demonstrate how it enables DevOps teams to consistently replicate Kubernetes clusters across a continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipeline spanning a hybrid cloud computing environment. As part of this demonstration, the company showed how instances of its WebLogic application server or Oracle or MySQL databases now can be deployed as Docker containers on top of a Kubernetes cluster.
Kubernetes is now boring (thats a good thing) and service mesh is the next big thing in containers. Thats what Red Hat had to say recently when we asked about the state of the container ecosystem.
Sylabscame out of stealth today to provide support for container software designed specifically for high-performance computing (HPC) environments that are being employed to process scientific applications based on, forco example, machine and deep learning algorithms. Company CEO Greg Kurtzer says the open source Singularity container he developed for HPC environments is unique in that it is based on a single file (SIF) that encapsulates the runtime environment.
StackRox this week moved to make it easier to secure containers by integrating its container security software with multiple container orchestration platforms. Company CTO Ali Golshan says StackRox Detect and Respond 2.0 software enables IT security teams to discover multiple types of threats by employing machine learning algorithms.
Cisco Systems today announced it will make available an instance of Kubernetes that is optimized for Cisco compute and networking environments. Announced at a Cisco Live!
Could Docker be the next big thing in the internet of things (IoT)? That remains to be seen, but this much is clear: Docker containers are well-suited to solve some of the biggest challenges in IoT software deployment.
Red Hat moved to expand the intellectual capital it can bring to bear regarding containers and the Kubernetes platform by acquiring CoreOS for $250 million. The two companies expect to close the deal today.
Thanks to Docker, containers are now the future of web development. Linux containers such as LXC or Solaris Zones have existed since the mid-2000s, but containers werent widely used outside of large tech companies such as Google until Docker was first released at PyCon in March 2013.