4 reasons you should use Kubernetes

Source:- infoworld.com As most modern software developers can attest, containers have provided us with dramatically more flexibility for running cloud-native applications on physical and virtual infrastructure. Containers package up the services comprising an application and make them portable across different compute environments, for both dev/test and production use. With containers, it’s easy to quickly ramp application instances to match spikes in demand. And because containers draw on resources of the host OS, they are much lighter weight than virtual machines.

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Kubernetes is now generally available on Azure Container Service

Source:- infoworld.com Microsoft and Google don’t get along all that often, but they do agree on using Kubernetes for cloud container orchestration. Kubernetes is generally available for use with Azure Container Service, Microsoft’s managed cloud container hosting offering, as of Tuesday. ACS support for Kubernetes comes along with the service’s existing support for the Apache Mesos-based DC/OS and Docker Swarm. Containers provide an isolated, portable and consistent runtime for applications that’s particularly well-suited to deployment in a cloud environment. Orchestrators

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Docker Tools that Developers will Find Useful

Source:- opensourceforu.com Docker allows IT departments to focus on applications, not virtual machines, as a standard unit of production. Looking at recent trends, there have been many projects created by the Docker community that have advanced the developer experience. This article takes a look at a few Docker tools that may be useful for developers. Docker was introduced to the world with no prior announcement, by Solomon Hykes, founder and CEO of dotCloud at the Python Developers Conference in Santa Clara,

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Docker’s tops for devops, AWS is the cloud king

Source:- infoworld.com Docker is the king of devops tools, hybrid cloud is beating public-only and private-only clouds, and Microsoft Azure is making sizable headway in public cloud. Those are some of the key insights from this year’s edition of SaaS provider RightScale’s State of the Cloud report, which is derived from a survey of more than 1,000 IT pros around the world. Docker keeps climbing — and here comes Kubernetes If there’s one devops tool that’s out in front with

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Continuous Deployment with Google Container Engine and Kubernetes

Source:- semaphoreci.com Introduction This tutorial will show you how to deploy a sample microservices application to Kubernetes and set up continuous deployment using SemaphoreCI. It includes a crash introduction to Kubernetes, Google Container Engine, and building an automated deploy process. Kubernetes, or “k8s” for short, is an orchestration tool for container native applications. Note that Kubernetes is about containers, and not only Docker containers. This tutorial uses Docker because it’s the current industry standard. Kubernetes is a complex distributed system.

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Learn What is Kubernetes and What are Container Operations

Source:- eduonix.com The traditional approach of deploying applications was using a package manager for application installation, but it also suffered from the problem of mixing up executable files, configuration files and libraries of the application and those of the host. Although virtual machines could be used to ensure predictability they suffer from performance and portability issues. To resolve problems faced with the traditional approach, containers were developed that enable virtualization at the operating system level rather than hardware level virtualization.

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New framework uses Kubernetes to deliver serverless app architecture

Source:- infoworld.com A new framework built atop Kubernetes is the latest project to offer serverless or AWS Lambda-style application architecture on your own hardware or in a Kubernetes-as-a-service offering. The Fission framework keeps the details about Docker and Kubernetes away from developers, allowing them to concentrate on the software rather than the infrastructure. It’s another example of Kubernetes becoming a foundational technology. Some assembly, but little container knowledge, required Written in Go and created by managed-infrastructure provider Platform9, Fission works

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