Kubernetes on Windows nodes hits GA in Rancher, Amazon EKS

Source:- searchitoperations.techtarget.com Kubernetes on Windows nodes is now fully supported by two container management vendors, broadening the platform’s reach into legacy enterprise applications. Rancher 2.3 and Amazon EKS were first to roll out support for Windows nodes in Kubernetes clusters this week, as well as mixed-mode clusters that encompass both Windows and Linux nodes. Most Kubernetes platforms already supported Windows containers but running on Linux host nodes; in all cases, including upstream Kubernetes, the Kubernetes┬ámaster node┬ástill runs on Linux. However,

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Windows DevOps tools rehab legacy enterprise applications

Source –┬átechtarget.com As Microsoft shops struggle to modernize legacy apps that weren’t designed for distributed cloud environments, they must also rethink the infrastructure where these apps are deployed. Most enterprises have at least one application that’s so old, no one on the current IT team recalls how it was written, nor understands the finer intricacies of its management. Now, these companies must weigh the risks and costs to┬árefactor these apps┬áfor a cloud-first, continuously developed world. “It’s always an investment to

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