Microsoft Acquires Deis, Boosting Kubernetes and Container Portfolio

 

Microsoft announced today it is acquiring open-source software development shop Deis from Engine Yard. Financial terms of the deal have not been publicly disclosed.

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3 Linux Foundation networking projects that your business needs to know

It’s difficult to achieve critical mass for an open source project—even the largest enterprise IT vendors have challenges. It requires product management skills when there’s no actual product.

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Segment – We make customer data simple.

 

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Google Pulls Back the Covers on Its First Machine Learning Chip

This week Google released a report detailing the design and performance characteristics of the Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), its custom ASIC for the inference phase of neural networks (NN).

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How we scaled SQL

 

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Running 1,000 Containers in Docker Swarm

 

Docker has been touted as the holy grail of on-premises software container solutions. Docker Swarm is the orchestration upgrade that allows you to scale your containers from a single host to many hosts, and from tens of containers into thousands of them.

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Open source project uses Docker for serverless computing

 

Serverless computing has fast become a staple presence on major clouds, from Amazon to Azure. It’s also inspiring open source projects designed to make the concept of functions as a service useful to individual developers.

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Builder pattern vs. Multi-stage builds in Docker

 

This post looks at two new PRs from the Docker project that vastly improve the developer experience for building small images efficiently. These changes are bleeding edge and are not available in a release yet, but I wanted to test them out.

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Cilium leverages Linux kernel for advanced container networking

 

Networking has always been one of the most persistent headaches when working with containers. Even Kubernetes—fast becoming the technology of choice for container orchestration—has limitations in how it implements networking. Tricky stuff like network security is, well, even trickier.

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Service Discovery with Java and Database application in Kubernetes

 

This blog will show how a simple Java application can talk to a database using service discovery in Kubernetes. Service Discovery with Java and Database application in DC/OS explains why service discovery is an important aspect for a multi-container application.

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