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Come and see us at VMworld Europe!

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Following up on an amazing VMworld US, the Cloud-Native Apps team is bringing a tremendous amount of cloud-native activity to VMworld Europe 2015.  There’s so much, in fact, to track it all, we have put together a little Field Guide with all the session names and locations so that you know where to go.  In Read more...

VMware Cloud-Native Apps Announcements at VMworld 2015

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Announcing VMware vSphere Integrated Containers and VMware Photon Platform It’s been a whirlwind few months for us in the Cloud-Native Apps team at VMware.  We announced a number of new projects and products, presented at many conferences and meetups, and engaged with folks in the open source community.  Some of the highlights include: April: We Read more...

VMware vSphere Integrated Containers Deep Dive

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Two months ago, at Dockercon, VMware introduced Project Bonneville to the world. Today at VMworld, Kit Colbert revealed Bonneville’s coming of age as the core technology powering vSphere Integrated Containers. The response to Bonneville from our customers has been huge. They absolutely get the value proposition of combining the best of both worlds: The speed, agility Read more...

Announcing Technology Preview 2 of AppCatalyst – a desktop hypervisor for developers

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Today we’re announcing the Technology Preview 2 of VMware AppCatalyst – a desktop hypervisor for developers. We’ve fixed a few bugs and added some features towards making AppCatalyst the developers hypervisor of choice. As with the original preview, the updated version will continue to be free. You can download the latest version from http://getappcatalyst.com AppCatalyst Read more...

VMware AppCatalyst and Vagrant: Kicking off Developer and DevOps WorkFlows

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In June, we announced the release of VMware AppCatalyst, a local development environment ready to support container- and microservices-based workflows out of the box. AppCatalyst is not only free for download (no registration required!), but ships with our lightweight, container-ready Photon OS and a Vagrant provider so developers can immediately get to work building cloud-native Read more...

VMware Joins the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

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This morning, I’m pleased to announce that VMware is joining Google and the Linux Foundation (among others) as inaugural members of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). You can read more about the foundation itself here. We’ll be working with industry leaders to shape and support standards for managing distributed applications on cloud infrastructure. Over the Read more...

Introducing AppCatalyst – the desktop hypervisor for developers

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Today we’re releasing VMware AppCatalyst – a desktop hypervisor for developers – as a technology preview. As we spoke with development teams the last few months, it became clear that there was a gap in the market. Most developers use some form of hypervisor on their desktop – typically either VMware Fusion or Oracle VirtualBox Read more...

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...