Startup Weekend Las Vegas – 11/18-11/20

2016-10-12T10:38:08+00:00

Startup Weekend is happening in Las Vegas, November 18-20 at The Iron Yard. According to the VegasTech article linked below, this is a 54-hour event for entrepreneurs, designers, and developers to join forces and develop and pitch business ideas. This is a great event for the Las Vegas Tech community. Follow the link below for [...]

Startup Weekend Las Vegas – 11/18-11/20 2016-10-12T10:38:08+00:00

Docker Global Mentor Week – Docker Las Vegas 11/15/16

2016-10-10T19:50:02+00:00

Docker is holding a Docker Global Mentor Week, November 14 – 19, to provide “free Docker education through self-paced courses.” This is taking place worldwide, with code camps, CS schools, and meetup groups all providing local hosting (plus mentorship for new and intermediate users). Docker Las Vegas is part of this initiative. We'll be meeting [...]

Docker Global Mentor Week – Docker Las Vegas 11/15/16 2016-10-10T19:50:02+00:00

Kubernetes 1.4 Container Security Improvements

2016-10-09T16:11:17+00:00

The Kubernetes 1.4 release introduces multiple container security improvements. These include: TLS bootstrap (improves encryption for "data in motion across a cluster") An "image policy webhook" (which helps keep malicious images off the cluster) Ongoing work on "Pod Security Policy" ("to limit users from running pods/containers that may not be secure") Follow the link below [...]

Kubernetes 1.4 Container Security Improvements 2016-10-09T16:11:17+00:00

Improvements to Kubernetes Dashboard UI

2016-10-09T16:01:14+00:00

Kubernetes just published a post detailing the "shiny new features" for Kubernetes Dashboard UI in 1.4. Among them: "Real-time CPU and memory usage graphs" A bug fix so large numbers of logs won't crash the system Showing more resources Navigation improvements Closer alignments with Google's "Material design" system Follow the link below for the complete [...]

Improvements to Kubernetes Dashboard UI 2016-10-09T16:01:14+00:00

CRI-O Making Orchestration Tool “Chief Component” of Container Stack

2016-10-09T15:53:37+00:00

A recent post from The New Stack speculates that CRI-O (a container runtime interface for Kubernetes), "would put Kubernetes at the center of the container ecosystem," making "the container orchestration tool, not the container engine... the chief component of the container stack." Follow the link below for the complete article from The New Stack: KUBERNETES [...]

CRI-O Making Orchestration Tool “Chief Component” of Container Stack 2016-10-09T15:53:37+00:00

OCID Renamed CRI-O

2016-10-09T15:42:35+00:00

Those following the "dust up around Docker" know about the controversy around Docker Inc.’s decision to push Docker Swarm into the core Docker project. Possibly in response to this, Red Hat and Google engineers recently began working on “a way for Kubernetes to run containers without Docker,” creating a Kubernetes-based container runtime they were calling [...]

OCID Renamed CRI-O 2016-10-09T15:42:35+00:00

BOSH Connecting Google Cloud Platform and Cloud Foundry

2016-10-02T19:22:56+00:00

According to a recent article from The New Stack, BOSH ("the de facto deployment mechanism for Cloud Foundry") is now being used to tie Cloud Foundry into the Google Cloud Platform. According to the article (linked below), Google engineers are working on a BOSH Cloud Provider Interface (CPI) "that would allow Cloud Foundry to be [...]

BOSH Connecting Google Cloud Platform and Cloud Foundry 2016-10-02T19:22:56+00:00

What a Docker-Microsoft Partnership Means for Docker

2016-10-02T19:07:33+00:00

Last week, we mentioned that Windows Server now supports Docker and that there would be a partnership between Docker and Microsoft going forward. On 9/27/16, Scott M. Fulton III gave some interesting commentary on the Docker-Microsoft partnership, comparing it to the Red Hat-Microsoft partnership announced last November. Writing for The New Stack, Fulton pointed out [...]

What a Docker-Microsoft Partnership Means for Docker 2016-10-02T19:07:33+00:00

What’s New in Kubernetes 1.4

2016-10-02T13:18:22+00:00

Kubernetes just announced the release of Kubernetes 1.4. Among the new features: Cluster creation with two commands Expanded stateful application support Cluster federation API additions Container security support Infrastructure enhancements Kubernetes Dashboard UI Check out the Kubernetes announcement for a complete summary of all the new features: KUBERNETES RELEASE

What’s New in Kubernetes 1.4 2016-10-02T13:18:22+00:00

Intro to Kubernetes Volumes

2016-10-02T13:12:49+00:00

The New Stack has just started a blog series discussing "strategies and use cases for... storage choices available in Kubernetes." According to the author, "there is an ongoing effort to containerize stateful applications that can be seamlessly run with stateless application." To that end, the author has begun exploring storage options specific to Kubernetes. This [...]

Intro to Kubernetes Volumes 2016-10-02T13:12:49+00:00