Tags: cloud native


Kubernetes users
Enterprises are adopting Kubernetes at a rapid pace.

What Is Kubernetes?

Kubernetes is open source software for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. The project is governed by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which is hosted by The Linux Foundation. And it’s quickly becoming the Linux of the cloud, says Jim Zemlin,...
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The Cloud Native Application Lifecycle Difference: Continuous Change

Embracing cloud native applications means changing how we think about, develop, and deploy applications. This shift is not just technological. It impacts the structure of organizations, as teams align to common business outcomes. Analyst Steve O’Grady at Redmonk has a great explanation of cloud...
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How to Remaster Enterprise Architecture for a Cloud-Native World

You'll find negative stereotypes for most jobs. "Ambulance-chasing lawyer."  "Greedy banker." "Corrupt politician." One that hits close to home for me? "Ivory tower architect." You know the type. Focused on pristine diagrams and IT standards instead of real-life concerns. When I was an IT architect...
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OpenStack economics
"OpenStack is not a destination, but rather a part of the scale-out journey to becoming cloud native,” said Canonical’s Mark Baker.

Understanding the Economics of OpenStack

As anyone involved with managing an OpenStack deployment quickly learns, cost savings and elimination of time-consuming tasks are among the biggest benefits that the cloud platform provides. However, leaders at many OpenStack-focused organizations, including Canonical, believe that the business...
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Linkerd CNCF
Linkerd brings scalable, production-tested reliability to cloud-native applications in the form of a service mesh, a dedicated infrastructure layer for service communication that adds resilience, visibility and control to applications.

Linkerd Project Joins the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s (CNCF) Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) voted to accept Linkerd as the fifth hosted project alongside Kubernetes, Prometheus, OpenTracing and Fluentd. You can find more information on the project on their GitHub page. As with every project accepted...
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Does the Container Ecosystem Need a Map?

At last month’s KubeCon in Seattle, members of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation put forth a chart depicting the various projects, both commercial and open source, that either individually or collectively contributed to its perception of the “cloud native” ecosystem. You might call it, for lack...
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How Getting Your Project in the CNCF Just Got Easier

Managing and making sense of these new, cloud-native architectures is something that the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) aims to help make easier for developers worldwide. On today’s episode of The New Stack Makers podcast, we talk with CNCF Executive Director Dan Kohn and CNCF Chief...
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cloud trends
Learn about the growing importance of cloud technologies in our free 2016 Guide to the Open Cloud report.

3 Emerging Cloud Technologies You Should Know

In previous articles, we’ve discussed four notable trends in cloud computing and how the rise of microservices and the public cloud has led to a whole new class of open source cloud computing projects. These projects leverage the elasticity of the public cloud and enable applications designed and...
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Fluentd Joins the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

fluentd_plus_cncf.jpg Creative Commons Attribution Fluentd, the open source data/log collector have just joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. This is a big step forward for the whole Cloud Native ecosystem and the project it self,  where thousands of users and companies...
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In advance of Prometheus Day, to be held Nov. 8-9 in Seattle, we talked to Ignacio Carretero, a ShuttleCloud software engineer, about why they chose Prometheus as their monitoring tool.

Solving Enterprise Monitoring Issues with Prometheus

Chicago-based ShuttleCloud helps developers import user contacts and email data into their applications through standard API requests. As the venture-backed startup began to acquire more customers, they needed a way to scale system monitoring to meet the terms of their service-level agreements (...
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