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Developer Sandboxes with VIC 1.2

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By Patrick Daigle, Sr. Technical Marketing Architect, Cloud-Native Apps Introduction In version 1.2, vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC) introduced the concept of the native Docker Container Host (DCH). This is a built-in Docker image containing a full-fledged Docker engine that runs using VIC. DCH is packaged as a container and can be instantiated on VIC like any Read more...

Kubernetes 1.8: Stability, Security, Simplicity

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By Wendy Cartee, Senior Director Product Marketing, Cloud-Native Applications Kubernetes 1.8 is released with a total of 39 features across security, storage, networking, APIs, scheduling, cluster lifecycle management and more. Out of the 39 features, 19 are in alpha, 16 in beta and four moved to stable. The three themes selected for the release were Read more...

How to Deploy Jenkins Using vSphere Integrated Containers

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By Ben Corrie, Senior Staff Engineer, VMware Introduction  Do you ever find yourself actually installing an operating system these days? If so, stop right now. Ever found yourself manually deploying and configuring a database? Manually setting up and configuring language frameworks for an application? Making the same configuration change to more than one computer manually? Read more...
vSphere Integrated Containers

EMA Recommends VMware vSphere Integrated Containers for Enterprise Integration

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By Susan Wu, Senior Product Marketing Manager, VMware As digital transformation continues to rapidly reshape many enterprises, the growth of containerized applications should come as no surprise. Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) reported that 68 percent of North American enterprises surveyed are actively evaluating containers, and 49 percent are running applications on containers today. EMA examined Read more...
app modernization

Choosing the Right Tool for Your App Modernization Project

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By Paul Dul, VP Product Management, Cloud-Native Applications Often, the key to a successful deployment is choosing the right tool for the job. Certainly, choosing the wrong tool is a recipe for frustration. This is especially true when it comes to digital transformation and the move to cloud-native applications. There are a wide variety of approaches Read more...
vSphere Integrated Containers v1.2

vSphere Integrated Containers v1.2 Introduces Support for Native Docker Container Hosts

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By Patrick Daigle, Sr. Technical Marketing Architect, Cloud-Native Apps Today, we are pleased to announce the newest release of vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC). As part of vSphere 6.5, vSphere Integrated Containers v1.2 will deliver significant new capabilities, including the ability to provision native Docker container hosts, major security enhancements and a unified management portal. What’s New Read more...

Project Hatchway: Persistent Storage for Cloud-Native Applications

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Customers want to take advantage of container technology for running stateful, data intensive applications, such as databases and modern cloud-native applications. One of the significant barriers they face is the lack of out-of-the-box persistent storage solutions in the container ecosystem. This is because these solutions require a robust, elastic and programmable storage infrastructure with the Read more...
VMware PKS

VMware, Pivotal and Google Cloud Collaborate to Unveil New Kubernetes-based Container Service – Pivotal Container Service (PKS)

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By Paul Fazzone, GM, Cloud-Native Apps, VMware The Importance of Custom Application Development Digital disruption is fueling new business models. Whether it’s mobile banking, personalized retail, smart medicine or connected cars, custom applications have come to the fore and are critical to customer brand experience and revenue generation in the modern enterprise. To enable this digital Read more...