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Deploying Cloud-Native Applications with Photon OS [White Paper]

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Authored by Steven Hoenisch, Senior Technical Writer, Cloud Native Applications Transforming your organization into a digital enterprise that’s ready to rapidly develop and deploy innovative software requires the tools to build containerized applications. Photon OS is a Linux container host optimized for VMware vSphere and such cloud platforms as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Google Read more...

Jumping into Cloud-Native Basics: A Video Series

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Authored by Debra Robertson, Product Marketing Manager, Cloud Native Applications There is no doubt that cloud is at the heart of enabling innovations and the future of applications, but uncertainty and confusion still surround some cloud-native technologies. We’re here to help. Watch our video series outlining the basics of cloud-native technology and get your questions Read more...

Video Series – A Deep Dive on Container Networking

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By Gaetano Borgione, Sr. Staff Engineer, Cloud Native App at VMware Our team recently put together an introductory presentation on networking challenges associated with container-based solutions. The motivation was a general lack of understanding we’d noticed in the developer community on this important topic, likely the result of the highly fragmented nature of the the Read more...

Join VMware at Interop 2017 and See How to Take Containers from Dev-Test to Production

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Authored by Debra Robertson, Product Marketing Manager, Cloud Native Applications Interop is the leading independent technology conference and expo designed to inspire, inform, and connect the world’s IT community is taking place May 15-19, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. Interop brings content, community and commerce into one place, open for everyone and uncommitted to only Read more...

Microservices Meets Micro-segmentation: Delivering Developer-Ready Infrastructure for Modern Application Development

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Authored by Paul Fazzone, General Manager, Cloud Native Applications Today at Dell EMC World 2017, Pat Gelsinger (VMware CEO) and Bill Cook (Pivotal COO) took to stage to discuss Developer-Ready Infrastructure and describe the customer benefits when microservices meet micro-segmentation. At its core, developer-ready infrastructure is about dealing with the practical realities and complications of Read more...

Containers Are Cool: Join VMware at Open Container Day 2017

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Authored by Debra Robertson, Product Marketing Manager, Cloud Native Applications Open Container Day at OSCON is a gathering of industry practitioners presenting their takes around forward-thinking, container-based solutions, infrastructure, orchestration, cloud-native computing, continuous delivery, DevOps, microservices, and where this industry segment is going in 2017 and beyond that takes place on May 9, 2017 in Read more...

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...