What is a Container Registry?

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By Haining Zhang, Chief Architect, R&D VMware China Recently, I created a video to provide clarity around a what a container registry is and how it works. If you find yourself wondering, what is a container registry exactly? How does it help in building, shipping, and running an application? Why do most organizations need to 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...

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...

Docker Containerd Explained in Plain Words

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Authored by Massimo Re Ferre, Technical Product Manager for Cloud Native Apps I have been frequently asked “what’s [Docker] Containerd?” The short answer I gave may be of benefit for the larger community so I am turning this into a short blog post. I hope the condensed format is useful. Background: What’s the Problem Docker Read more...

How to use docker-machine in conjunction with the vSphere driver

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As many of you know docker-machine is the client side tool that allows an individual on his/her own workstation to fire up docker hosts either locally or remote. Docker-machine supports a variety of “drivers” to accomplish this. Some of these drivers deploy locally (e.g. Virtualbox, VMware Fusion), some of them deploy inside the data center Read more...

NewStack podcast: talking microservices with Kit

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Listen to podcast >> The concept of microservices is built on the need to develop apps faster, be more resilient and offer a great experience for the customer. However, the new practices that come with microservices means smaller teams that need to work iteratively, often in a manner that is unfamiliar to companies that work in Read more...

HOW-TO run Swarm and Mesos on Photon OS

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Last year we have released Photon OS which is a Linux distribution optimized to run containers in a virtualized environment. Since the Photon OS release, almost a year ago, we have seen a great up-take in the community with tens of thousands of downloads. We have augmented the Photon OS HOW-TO documentation to include step Read more...

Are You Ready For Containers?

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by Jonathan Cham, Staff Systems Engineer  You have participated in one of the most transformational shifts in the IT industry. 15 years ago, could you imagine being able to move an application from one part of the datacenter to the other, while it’s up and running, with no user impact, in a click of a button? VMware 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...