[Podcast] PodCTL #44 – Looking at 3yrs of Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #44 - Looking at 3yrs of Kubernetes

With Kubernetes recently celebrating it’s 3rd anniversary, we thought it would be a good idea to look back at what has made the project successful, the growth of the ecosystem, the adoption by companies around the world, as well as areas where the market feels that there is still room for improvement. The show will […]

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How to use GPUs with DevicePlugin in OpenShift 3.10

This post updates the previous version based on OpenShift 3.9 with relevant changes for OpenShift 3.10. Notably, the device manager API is marked as GA in OpenShift 3.10. Introduction This blog post will show how to use NVIDIA GPUs in OpenShift 3.10.  We start with a description of the environment, then show how to setup the host. […]

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Why Cloud-Native Security Requires Strong Application Identity

Why Cloud-Native Security Requires Strong Application Identity

Cloud-native applications are designed to take advantage of cloud frameworks and are composed of loosely-coupled services. Because of their architecture, they can run anywhere. All good, but how do you secure them? One may attempt to extend existing infrastructure security and segmentation techniques to the evolving cloud and microservices space, but this attempt simply ignores […]

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Embedding Security in the Container Runtime

Embedding Security in the Container Runtime

Since the introduction of containers, DevOps has been pursuing the benefits: speed, agility, and portability. The promise of containers is what businesses were leveraging to accelerate their transformation into digital businesses. Or so we thought…Although container adoption has increased from 35% to 49%, only 20% of companies have deployed their containers in production. Why? Container […]

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Distributed Services Fabric for Container-Based Applications Powered by Avi Network

Distributed Services Fabric for Container-Based Applications Powered by Avi Network

In the first blog post of this series I discussed the challenge and requirements for providing application services to container-based applications and introduced the Avi Networks distributed services fabric. In this post I will highlight many of the performance and automation benefits of using the integrated OpenShift and Avi Networks solution. Scale and Performance Avi […]

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Challenges and Requirements for Container-Based Applications and Application Services

Challenges and Requirements for Container-Based Applications and Application Services

Enterprises using container-based applications require a scalable, battle-tested, and robust services fabric to deploy business-critical workloads in production environments. Services such as traffic management (load balancing within a cluster and across clusters/regions), service discovery, monitoring/analytics, and security are a critical component of an application deployment framework. This blog post provides an overview of the challenges […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #42 – Kubernetes 1.11 Released

[Podcast] PodCTL #42 - Kubernetes 1.11 Released

Like clockwork, the Kubernetes community continues to release quarterly updates to the rapidly expanding project. With the 1.11 release, we see a number of new capabilities being added across a number of different domains – infrastructure services, scheduling services, routing services, storage services, and broader CRD versioning capabilities that will improve the ability to not […]

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Partner Spotlight: NuoDB

Partner Spotlight: NuoDB

The OpenShift Partner Spotlight is a recurring series that highlights the integration work our partners have done with OpenShift. This month’s featured partner is NuoDB. Let’s start with an introduction: Name, role, and how long you’ve been with NuoDB? My name is Ariff Kassam, I lead the product team at NuoDB as the VP, Product […]

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Conan Accelerates Your C/C++ Applications in OpenShift

C/C++ applications and build system scripts are monolith in nature. Achieving binary compatibility is becoming extremely difficult as applications include source information from a variety of local and third party sources, targeting a variety of platforms. Even classically monolithic applications may include a complex dependency graph, including transitive dependencies statically or dynamically linked. Another factor […]

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