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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...

Start Your Digital Transformation with Cloud Foundry Certified Developer Program

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Authored by Wendy Cartee, Sr. Director of Product Marketing for Cloud Native Applications Many books and papers have been written on DX or digital transformation with the promise of faster, and more agile business models leveraging technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, robotics, drones, IoT, mobile, and deep learning/machine learning algorithms. While Read more...

KuBo & The Enterprise Adoption of Microservices Architectures

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  Authored by Paul Fazzone, General Manager, Cloud Native Applications Microservices architectures represent the single biggest change in application development and operations practices in the last 20 years. In a nutshell, microservices are small, discrete application components linked together through lightweight, well-defined APIs. These application components, which are each independently deployable, are linked together in Read more...