Posts by Chris Wright

Fission Workflows: Accelerating Application Development Using Serverless Functions

By Chris Wright

The Fission Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) framework, launched by Platform9, enables the easy deployment of serverless functions on any Kubernetes cluster. Functions execute logically discrete, short-life tasks and can currently be used... Read More

Enterprise Hybrid Cloud: Strategy and Cost Considerations

By Chris Wright

A clearly defined cloud strategy is an imperative need during any enterprise’s transition to a cloud based IT environment. To minimize risks and make the right choice between private, public,... Read More

Platform9 Showcase at OpenStack Down Under

By Chris Wright

For all those in magical Sydney for the OpenStack Summit, check out these talks from Platform9: Building a distributed benchmarking service for Openstack What: We containerized an OpenStack service, Rally,... Read More

Fission Workflows: Using Serverless For Processing Kubernetes Metrics

By Chris Wright

For some tasks, running a persistent service isn’t really practical. FaaS technology has largely addressed this need in a variety of ways, and with particular emphasis on integration with Kubernetes.... Read More

OpenStack Summit: Vote For Presentations

By Chris Wright

Platform9 has proposed a number of presentations for OpenStack Summit. Please cast your votes on those you want to hear at Sydney or on YouTube! Each of these presentations can... Read More

Kubernetes vs Amazon ECS

By Chris Wright

In this updated blog post we’ll compare Kubernetes with Amazon ECS (EC2 Container Service). We’ll walk you through high-level discussions of Kubernetes and Amazon ECS, and then compare these two... Read More

Kubernetes vs Mesos + Marathon

By Chris Wright

In this updated blog post we’ll compare Kubernetes with the Mesos + Marathon container orchestration solution. We’ll walk you through a high-level discussion of Kubernetes and Mesos with Marathon, look... Read More

Platform9 at Nutanix .NEXT in Washington, DC

By Chris Wright

Platform9 is proud to be a sponsor at Nutanix .NEXT in DC. We’ll be exhibiting at the show and demonstrating how our Platform9 Managed OpenStack can be leveraged with Nutanix’s... Read More

Kubernetes vs Docker Swarm

By Chris Wright

In this updated blog post we’ll compare Kubernetes (versions 1.5.0 and later) with Docker Swarm, also referred to as Docker Engine running in Swarm mode (versions 1.12.0 and later). Overview... Read More

Fission: Serverless Functions For Kubernetes

By Soam Vasani and Chris Wright

Fission is a Functions as a Service (FaaS) / serverless function framework built on Kubernetes. Fission allows you to easily create HTTP services on Kubernetes from functions. It works at... Read More

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