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Fission: The Open Source Alternative to AWS Lambda

By Amrish Kapoor

Alternative to AWS Lambda AWS Lambda ushered in the serverless movement when it was first rolled out by Amazon Web Services in November 2014. Serverless computing, also referred to as... Read More

Kubernetes Networking: Achieving High Performance with Calico

By Madhura Maskasky

What is Calico? Project Calico is designed to simplify, scale, and secure cloud networks. The open source framework enables Kubernetes networking and network policy for clusters across the cloud. It... Read More

Demystifying Kubernetes Monitoring

By Jeremy Brooks

As we talk to our customers about moving from OpenStack into the new world of Kubernetes, we get involved in a lot of conversations about what it means for their... Read More

Kubernetes Upgrades with Low/No Downtime

By Jeremy Brooks

Kubernetes has a large and innovative community actively working on projects resulting in a new Kubernetes version coming out every few months. Mid to large enterprises need to stay current... Read More

Maintaining VM High Availability Using OpenStack Masakari

By Pushkar Acharya

OpenStack has become the chosen platform for managing enterprise data centers due to its ability to deliver an infrastructure-as-a-service environment and to run scalable, high availability (HA) applications on top... Read More

OpenStack Ironic: Enabling Bare Metal as a Service

By Cody Hill

OpenStack Ironic is an OpenStack project that provisions bare metal machines rather than virtual machines. Bare Metal as a Service (BMaaS) allows you to provision your Hadoop or SQL workloads,... Read More

OpenStack Designate: Enabling DNS as a Service

By Sachin Manpathak

OpenStack Designate ― an open source project under the OpenStack umbrella ― provides DNS as a Service (DNSaaS) in OpenStack. It provides a standard, open API that can be used... Read More

OpenStack Load Balancer: Native vs. Third-Party Choices

By Sachin Manpathak

OpenStack load balancer supports both native and third-party methods of load balancing, and each has its advantages and disadvantages. What is load balancing? It is a technique used by service providers... Read More

Kubernetes 1.10: What’s New?

By Daniel Lipovetsky and Bich Le

Introduction Kubernetes 1.10 is set to be released on Wednesday, March 21. As has been the case over the past year, this release is characterized by incremental but significant enhancements in... Read More

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