Companies have begun to shift from describing older apps as “legacy”, and embracing more descriptive term “traditional”. While everyone scrambles to modernize these apps for modern software ecosystems, it’s worth noting what this change signifies.
Containers aren’t just the hot new thing in the enterprise, they’re also a great way to build a home automation system! This piece covers how to upgrade a home automation setup with Ubuntu Server and lots of Docker containers.
Iperf is a well established tool for network diagnostics and performance information. In this piece Brent Salisbury gives a tutorial on how to use the tool with Docker. This lets network admins easily setup containers, run server-side and client-side tests, and destroy the containers in a few simple steps. While many out there may be […]
This week on the Gestalt IT Rundown, Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss what the biggest stories of 2017 were, and how they will effect IT in the New Year.
FreeNAS 11.1 was just released. Notable new features include OpenZFS performance optimizations, a beta of Docker support, and public cloud syncing.
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?
Gestalt IT is proud to launch a new video series running down the week’s big IT news and trends. Hosted by Rich Stroffolino (that’s me) and Tom Hollingsworth, new episodes will be recorded live on our YouTube channel every Wednesday around 12:30 Eastern.
I like my functions like I like my Chinese takeout: in containers. OpenFaaS provides an open-source framework to make this an easy process. Creator Alex Ellis recently showed how to run it on a Raspberry Pi cluster with Kubernetes, as well as showed off some interesting demos at DockerCon EU 17.
In this iteration of Gestalt Cloud News:
– Ben Kepes looks at if Oracle is actually a cloud company
– The On-Premise IT Roundtable discusses if cloud is more process than technology
– Eric Shanks looks at the fate of public cloud if net neutrality ends
Plus our usually selection of great community reads!
In this iteration of Gestalt Server News:
– A look at AMD and Intel’s surprisingly competitive server platforms
– HyperGrid’s on-demand on-site solution
– How VMs are still more portable than Docker containers