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Kubernetes 1.10

Hello, Kubernetes 1.10

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By Vladimir Vivien, Staff Engineer and Clint Kitson, Director Open Source Engineering Kubernetes 1.10 is out! This release continues to move important features through the alpha, beta and stable feature gates. Speaking of milestones, did you notice that the CNCF Technical Oversight Committee voted for Kubernetes to graduate from incubating status, making it the first Read more...
SREcon

Upcoming SREcon Features Cloud-Native Sessions

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Too many unreliable systems in your life? Take note of what’s happening at SREcon, an industry conference for site reliability engineers brought to you by USENIX, the Advanced Computing Systems Association, which has been bringing together the community of engineers and systems administrators around computing since 1975. The strength of USENIX has always been building Read more...
pivotal container service hands-on lab

VMware Pivotal Container Service Hands-on Lab Is Now Live

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By Michael West, Technical Product Manager, VMware The Cloud-Native Apps Business Unit at VMware is pleased to announce that the VMware Pivotal Container Service Hands-on Lab, a new lab focused on Kubernetes and PKS, is now live. What Are VMware Hands-on Labs (HOL)? HOL comprises more than 80 independent labs covering the entire breadth of Read more...
Selenium Grid

Running Selenium Grid on vSphere with vSphere Integrated Containers

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By Tom Schwaller, Senior Technical Product Manager, Michael Roy, Product Line Marketing Manager, and Simone Morellato, Director Technical Product Management One thing that makes containers great is their ability to rapidly spin up a browser-compatibility testing environment. There are plenty of great tools that can then be used to automate this testing, and Selenium is Read more...

Getting Started with Kubernetes-as-a-Service

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By Michael West, Technical Product Manager, VMware As digital transformation moves from a talking point to an IT mandate, infrastructure teams are being asked to step up to expanded roles. An understanding of containers and container orchestration technologies, combined with deep expertise in storage, networking and compute virtualization, are the minimum requirements for platform engineering Read more...
ContainerWorld

Connect with VMware at ContainerWorld

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The third-annual ContainerWorld, Feb. 26-28, is all about helping organizations drive business and technical agility with containers. Bringing the promise of cloud-native to the enterprise is the mission statement driving this year’s ContainerWorld. Around 750 software engineers, DevOps professionals and architects from financial services, insurance, e-commerce, telecommunications and media and entertainment are expected to converge Read more...
kubernetes master components

A Look Into the Kubernetes Master Components

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By Tom Schwaller, Sr. Technical Product Manager, VMware CNABU This blog post looks at the most important control plane components of a single Kubernetes master node — etcd, the API server, the scheduler and the controller manager — and explains how they work together. Although other components, such as DNS and the dashboard, come into play Read more...

Announcing Pivotal Container Service General Availability

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By Narayan Mandaleeka, Senior Product Line Manager Today, VMware and Pivotal are excited to announce the general availability of Pivotal Container Service (PKS). PKS is a Kubernetes-based container service designed to meet the needs of operators and developers by providing native Kubernetes combined with advanced day-1 and day-2 capabilities needed to run Kubernetes at scale Read more...
IoT

Uncorking Fine Wine by Using an IoT Pipeline with Kubernetes on vSphere

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By Tom Scanlan, Emerging Technologies Practice, Professional Service Introduction The AMER PSO Cross-Cloud team and the PS ERD Emerging Technologies team (which I am a part of) have been developing the following demonstration application to facilitate discussions around Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning (ML) topics with customers and colleagues. This blog post outlines Read more...