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Just about every serverless computing framework of any consequence make use of containers as the enabling technology on which an event-driven architecture gets built. To help IT organizations get a better handle on when to deploy serverless computing frameworks, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation this week released a Serverless Working Group white paper.
Hybrid IT wasnt planned. It has arisen to challenge the orthodoxy of standardization in the IT organization, as businesses have shifted to competing in the digital economy.
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.
Is LXD, Canonicals open source container hypervisor, still an important part of the container ecosystem? Thats a fair question to ask, because no one has heard much about it lately.
The OpenStack Foundation announced this week that it is leading an effort to combine two existing open source projects to create a Kata class of containers that can be deployed on a lightweight version of the Kernel-based virtual machine. OpenStack Foundation COO Mark Collier says Kata Containers enable each container to have access to its own kernel to provide the same level of isolation that containers enjoy on existing virtual machines, without having to execute any extra code that traditional virtual machines require to support entire operating systems.
Companies are leveraging containers on a massive scale to rapidly package and deliver software applications. But it can be difficult for organizations to get a clear understanding of the components and dependencies in their container images.
All the technologies required to deploy containers in the enterprise can be a bit overwhelming to consume. With an eye toward making that easier to achieve Tigera has launched Tigera CNX, a commercial offering that combines its pioneering open source Project Calico container networking software with the open source Istio service mesh technology developed by Google, IBM and Lyft.