Maish Saidel-Keesing makes the case for the end of Docker, focusing on the loss of the container orchestration market, competitive runtimes, and a less engaged community. It’s an interesting read and shows how quickly the industry narrative around a company can change.
Kubernetes is increasingly important in IT, but that doesn’t make it any less opaque. Luckily Eric Shanks put together an excellent series of posts to get you started. This first goes over the theory behind different elements, then jumps into specific practical examples.
Managing infrastructure is hard enough. But in today’s world of cloud computing it can be tough to manage constructs that live for seconds instead of persisting. How can you keep a handle on it all. Confidentially, the best way is with Aporeto. Tom Hollingsworth discusses the power of identity management for workloads in this post.
With the new year rolling around, what better time to evaluate how to grow your career with new and relevant skills. Justin Paul already wrote a great piece about career planning and the rate of technological change. With that piece in mind, this article on in-demand skills seems like a perfect companion.
Red Hat and Nvidia are officially partnering to bring better GPU training for AI applications on OpenShift.
Kubernetes 1.12 was made Generally Available yesterday. We run down the major new release and testing features.
Persistent storage is still a developing story with containers. It’s still a bit of the Wild West, there’s no consensus on how the problem will be solved. Docker took some steps to address this down the road with the acquisition of Infinit in 2016. But StorageOS has been at this for a little while, and have put together a solution that’s cloud-native and well thought out.
I’m a reformed Linux hippy. Back in my college days, I flirted with the open source life. This was spurred by a combination principal and economics. “Free as in speech” is an evocative message to an impressionable twenty-something. And “free as in beer” is a sentiment that definitely resonated with me, as I was mostly […]
This week in Gestalt News!
– We look at Ixia’s monitoring solution for containers: CloudLens
– An interview with podcaster Allison Sheridan for IT Origins
– The Gestalt IT Rundown discusses the Intel Meltdown and Spectre flaws
So you know you want to learn about container orchestration, but which platform do you hitch your IT horse to? Docker Swarm and Kubernetes are popular choices (especially the latter), but what criteria do you use to choose between the two?