TL;DR – Last Week’s Container News (4/7/17–4/14/17)

Acquisitions & New Offerings: Microsoft Buys Deis, Blue Ocean & Jenkins Enterprise Released

MICROSOFT BUYS DEIS – Microsoft recently acquired Deis, a group known for open source projects like Helm (a package manager for Kubernetes), Steward (a Kubernetes-native service broker), and Workflow (a “self-service management solution for DevOps teams”). The purchase should bolster Microsoft’s “cloud container ecosystem,” according to coverage by eWeek, leveraging Deis’s container expertise and “depth of open source technology experience” to further “Microsoft’s commitments to improve developer productivity and to provide choice and flexibility.” Check out eWeek’s complete coverage of the acquisition: MICROSOFT BUYS DEIS

BLUE OCEAN & JENKINS ENTERPRISE – Jenkins, an open source automation server, recently released Blue Ocean, a new UX that places “continuous delivery in the forefront” and “brings a personalized, modern design to Jenkins,” according to The New Stack. The announcement closely follows the release of CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise platform, which “provides all the components for enterprise software shops to implement a continuous delivery process.” Follow the link for complete coverage of Blue Ocean and Jenkins Enterprise: BLUE OCEAN JENKINS ENTERPRISE

Insight & Analysis: CNCF Interviewed

CNCF INTERVIEWED – A recent podcast by The New Stack featured Chris Aniszczyk, COO for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), discussing the rationale behind having, “two container runtimes, rkt and containerd, managed by the CNCF at the same time,” and the differences between rkt and containerd. The podcast also covers continuous integration / continuous deployment (CI/CD) and “other projects within the CNCF.” Follow the link to check out the podcast: CNCF INTERVIEW

Tutorials & How-Tos: Kubernetes on Triton

KUBERNETES ON TRITON TUTORIALS – Joyent recently shared a tutorial outlining the steps to run Kubernetes on Triton. The tutorial, titled “Kubernetes on Triton – the easy way,” walks readers through creating a Kubernetes cluster and environment, and deploying a Kubernetes managed application. The write-up includes helpful videos as well as a link to Triton’s free trial. For users wanting a more in-depth look at Kubernetes components, Joyent also shared “Kubernetes on Triton – the hard way,” which allows readers to, “learn how to deploy Kubernetes by hand, prior to engaging in an automation strategy.”

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