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An Enterprise Container Strategy is vital for successful digital transformation

An Enterprise Container Strategy is vital for successful digital transformation

Defining an Enterprise Container Strategy starts by looking at the current bottlenecks in your processes and people, and slowly but surely, change those; introducing new technology where and when it makes sense.

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How Immutable Infrastructure prevents technical debt

How Immutable Infrastructure prevents technical debt

Immutable Infrastructure prevents technical debt by unglueing the data from the underlying operating system, middleware and application layers.

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Why running Windows containers in Kubernetes is crucial

Why running Windows containers in Kubernetes is crucial

Running Kubernetes on Windows is important because a large share of applications run on Windows. A single orchestrator helps operators and developers.

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From Peak to Peak: A Mission Control Tale from the Trenches

From Peak to Peak: A Mission Control Tale from the Trenches

Joep recounts the ripple effects and cascading failures he faced while leading cloud transformation at a Dutch retailer and argues for a mission control approach to managing resilience.

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Is cloud-native becoming mainstream? Yes, says CNCF

Is cloud-native becoming mainstream? Yes, says CNCF

The CNCF published its 2020 survey report, and claims cloud-native has become mainstream. Let’s look at their findings and conclusion.

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Is VMware Project Pacific ‘Kubernetes done right’ for the enterprise?

Is VMware Project Pacific ‘Kubernetes done right’ for the enterprise?

The dust is starting to settle after this week’s VMworld. For me, the biggest announcement was Project Pacific: embedding the Kubernetes control plane directly into vSphere. VMware has seen the future is Kubernetes and acknowledged vSphere’s shortcomings to get to that future state. Project Pacific is not a superficial, ‘look at us we do Kubernetes’ bolt on. It’s re-architecting ESXi and vCenter to natively use the Kubernetes APIs to drive platform operations. My technical heart …

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Will VMware Project Pacific help customers transition to Kubernetes smoothly?

Project Pacific is an engineering project to natively embed Kubernetes into vSphere. Pacific is a deep, deep integration of the two technologies, embedding Kubernetes into ESXi to make containers first-class citizens in vSphere. The project gives developers a well-known way to deploy and operate their applications, including creating entire Kubernetes clusters and vSphere resources like virtual machines via the Kubernetes APIs, while operators can continue to leverage the power of vSphere to operate the underlying …

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Sysdig solves the instrumentation problem using eBPF

Sysdig solves the instrumentation problem using eBPF

Sysdig unlocks forensics and anomaly detection by using age-old Wireshark wisdom translated into eBPF to monitor and trace modern, cloud-native, applications.

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How Datrium ControlShift uses VMware Cloud on AWS for cloud-native Disaster Recovery

How Datrium ControlShift uses VMware Cloud on AWS for cloud-native Disaster Recovery

Previously, I talked about how to set up ControlShift in the cloud. In this post, I’ll dive into the ControlShift cloud-native disaster recovery solution, and how it leverages VMware Cloud on AWS to do on-demand disaster recovery. While this post is about recovery to VMware Cloud on AWS, Datrium has announced that it will offer Automatrix and ControlShift to Microsoft Azure in 2020, following Microsoft’s announcement to support running the VMware stack (including VMware vSphere, …

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How Datrium deploys ControlShift into the cloud

How Datrium deploys ControlShift into the cloud

Datrium’s ControlShift is a born-in-the-cloud DR solution that can be consumed as SaaS or from your own AWS account. In this post, I’ll show you how ControlShift is deployed.

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