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Introducing Project Bonneville

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In the last two years there’s been an explosion of interest in the potential of application containers. Some look to containers as the infrastructure grease to help expedite deployment, integration, testing and provisioning – package once, run anywhere. Others point to the resource management capabilities typically associated with VMs and the low overheads of container Read more...

Come See us at DockerCon!

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If you’ve been following us @cloudnativeapps, then you know that I’ll be leading a tutorial session at DockerCon (June 22-23, 2015) this coming Tuesday. We mentioned earlier this year that we’d be working towards making developers first-class users of the data center. To that end, I’m excited to show off some of the new projects Read more...

Introducing Project Lightwave, Identity and Access Management for Cloud-Native Apps

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Here at VMware, we’ve recognized that containers, microservices, and DevOps – among other technologies and methodologies – are changing how modern applications are built, deployed, and managed. We’ve espoused our belief that VMs and containers are better together, and we continue streamlining application development for DevOps teams on our unified platform. Our sister company, Pivotal, has Read more...

Containers with More Choice and Fewer Silos

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Today, the CoreOS and vSphere teams are announcing production support for CoreOS Linux on vSphere 5.5, which gives our customers another fantastic option for a container runtime environment enabling streamlined application delivery and portability. It’s a good development for both companies and our mutual customers: CoreOS is beloved by developers building scalable, next-generation applications, while Read more...

A Quick Note Before the Weekend…

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While we’ve been cranking away on Docker Machine integrations, BDE extensions for Mesos and Kubernetes, and application blueprints, our colleagues over in vSphere have been hard at work collaborating with another of our technology partners, CoreOS. At Cloud-Native, we’ve been excited to work with CoreOS – lightweight operating systems are an important part of building Read more...

Kicking off the New Year in Style: Blueprint Working Group

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Happy new year everyone!  VMware’s Cloud-Native Apps team kicked off the new year by hosting a half-day meeting today with a group of industry leaders with the goal of defining a common, totally open application blueprint definition.  We had about 30 technologists representing many different companies: Amazon, Cisco/Noiro, Cloudsoft, CoreOS, Docker, Gigaspaces, Google, HashiCorp, Mesosphere, Read more...

Deploying Mesos and Kubernetes via Big Data Extensions for vSphere

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At VMware, we believe that VMs and containers work best together to provide an agile, efficient infrastructure for application development and deployment. But no web-scale application runs on just a single VM, or even a small group of VMs. Application deployment and operation requires a well-managed cluster, with the ability to elastically scale to meet Read more...