DockerCon 2017: Containers Go Mainstream?

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Authored by Kit Colbert, CTO, Cloud Platform BU Another great DockerCon was just wrapped up.  The conference continues to grow, with 5,500 attendees this year.  The conference itself also feels more mature.  Customers are doing more interesting things with containers, the expo is filled with a broader variety of vendors, and there’s just a ton of Read more...

Using Terraform to deploy Docker Datacenter on Photon Platform

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Authored by Nathan Ness, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, Cloud Native Applications. In this post I will discuss how a developer or infrastructure administrator can use Terraform to automate infrastructure provisioning. I will demonstrate how you can use Terraform with Photon Platform to deploy and scale Docker Datacenter. Terraform is a tool for building, changing, and Read more...

Photon Platform 1.2 Delivers New Features Across Storage, Networking, and Security for Kubernetes

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Authored by Wendy Cartee, Sr. Director of Cloud-Native Marketing We are excited to announce the release of VMware Photon™ Platform 1.2 today! Photon Platform is a container-optimized cloud infrastructure solution for deploying and operating cloud-native applications and microservices. It offers highly secure, fully integrated virtual compute, networking, and storage to simplify and secure cloud-native applications. Read more...

vSphere Integrated Containers 1.1 Delivers New User Experience Enhancements

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Authored by Karthik Narayan, Senior Product Manager, Cloud Native Applications Today, we are pleased to announce the release of vSphere® Integrated Containers™ 1.1! vSphere Integrated Containers was released as part of vSphere 6.5, and the new 1.1 release delivers significant user experience improvements, including a new user interface (UI). What is vSphere Integrated Containers? vSphere Read more...

Stateful Containers on Kubernetes Using vSphere Cloud Provider

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This blog is written by Abrar Shivani who is a software engineer in Cloud Native Applications Storage team. This blog post will provide an overview of vSphere Cloud Provider which exposes persistent storage for containers orchestrated by Kubernetes on top of vSphere. By using a sample WordPress-MySQL application, this blog will provide a step-by-step guide on Read more...

Highlights from KubeCon Europe 17

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Authored by Massimo Re Ferre, Technical Product Manager for Cloud Native Applications Kubecon 2017 contained plenty of presentations that moved the needle further up the steep learning curve of Kubernetes. Listening to the advanced experiences and the enthusiasm of presenters gives you the sense that Kubernetes is here to stick around–and that it will be Read more...

VMware at KubeCon 2017 in Berlin

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  Authored by Nathan Ness, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, Cloud Native Applications Last week in Berlin, VMware joined the Kubernetes community to support the Cloud Native Computing Foundation community and participate in sessions, share demos, and promote the event.  Did you miss our booth demos or are you looking for a refresher? Here’s what we Read more...