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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.
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.
Lets look at traditional, linear application development process. It follows a sequential methodology, which means the bugs that are present in the current build will have to wait for the next build to be addressed.
Containers have revolutionized software delivery and deployment with their ease of configuration and deployment, increasing development speed and agility. Likewise, the culture of DevOps is changing with the speed revolution containers are bringing.
Ansible is the Rodney Dangerfield of Red Hats software portfolio: It, too, dont get no respect. Despite the Ansible automated configuration management tool helping to sell Red Hats hybrid cloud story, delivering six deals worth more than $1 million and one deal worth over $5 million, not a single analyst in the latest financial call bothered to check on Ansibles progress.
If you want to do the devops then you need to have a deep understanding of the principles, values, and concepts that drive it. Devops may be a trendy topic, but it brings together important concepts that come from multiple sources.
Red Hat is moving to implement System Containers to reduce the number of components a developer needs to manage when employing a lightweight distribution of Linux. Lightweight distributions of Linux are being employed more widely because more of the software required to deploy an application is now embedded in a container.