Kubernetes

Turtles All The Way Down: What the Community is Building on the Backs of Containers


“My opponent’s reasoning reminds me of the heathen, who, being asked on what the world stood, replied, ’On a tortoise.’ ‘But on what does the tortoise stand?’ ’On another tortoise.’ With Mr. Barker, too, there are tortoises all the way down.” (Vehement and vociferous applause.) – Second Evening: Remarks of Rev. Dr. Berg You may […]

Istio – A Service Mesh to Modernize Kubernetes Networking and Security


In 2017 and 2018 enterprises like Lyft, Box, eBay, and others, have been riding on Kubernetes(k8s) as their innovation engine to house not only microservices apps but also AI and backend workloads.  During this time, k8s has evolved from cool new toy for startups and PoCs to production-grade container orchestration system for enterprise environments. Many […]

Managed Container Services vs. Bring Your Own Container Stack


With 2017 seeing more than 40% of organizations either running production workloads in containers or piloting such efforts, it is safe to say 2018 and 2019 will be the years for mass adoption of container platforms. However, 2018 has brought an interesting option for container adoption within the enterprise — the release of managed container […]

Strategize Your Journey to the Cloud-Native World: A Look at Containers and Serverless


If you have embraced the concept of cloud-native computing, your organization is set up for success in today’s competitive IT environment. You have already made significant progress. You have signed on to the basic tenets of modern IT management practices like DevOps, continuous delivery, microservices and containers. You have set a goal to create applications […]

Inside-Out at HPE — Working With Customers To Meet Developer Needs


Three-and-a-half years ago, CTP started working with HPE as change agents to help in how they used and consumed information technology. In one of the use cases, they were asked to work with an HPE team of about 450 developers who were using a particular waterfall method, said Robert Christiansen, vice president of Global Cloud […]

Kubernetes Wins at Orchestration Engines, but Still Needs Backup


We discuss how Kubernetes has won the war as a leader in orchestration. However, it is still not easy to use or maintain. We explore what organizations need to consider in order to build operational efficiencies around the technology. Kubernetes, Docker, and containers are very different from something like VMware and Amazon in terms of adoption. […]