Fire Up Your Data Processing with Apache Spark on vSphere Integrated Containers

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By Arslan Abbasi, Technical Product Manager, Cloud-Native Apps BU Apache Spark is an open-source distributed processing framework that has become a de facto standard for big data applications. It provides high-level APIs in Java, Scala, Python, and the statistical programming language R. It also supports high-level tools, including Spark SQL, MLib for machine learning, GraphX Read more...

Getting Started with Elastic Stack on vSphere Integrated Containers

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By Arslan Abbasi, Technical Product Manager, Cloud-Native Apps In today’s dynamic world of application development and deployment, a good monitoring framework is a bare minimum. Elastic Stack (formerly known as the ELK Stack) is a monitoring framework that lets you reliably and securely ingest data from a variety of sources and formats so you can Read more...
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Winery Application Demo: IoT Pipeline with Kubernetes on vSphere

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By Tom Scanlan, Emerging Technologies Practice, Professional Services In my previous blog post — “Uncorking Fine Wine by Using an IoT Pipeline with Kubernetes on vSphere” — I wrote about a demonstration winery application that facilitates discussions around the Internet of things and machine learning. I’m pleased to announce that Dan Linsley, a VMware architect, Read more...
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VMware Pivotal Container Service Hands-on Lab Is Now Live

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By Michael West, Technical Product Manager, VMware The Cloud-Native Apps Business Unit at VMware is pleased to announce that the VMware Pivotal Container Service Hands-on Lab, a new lab focused on Kubernetes and PKS, is now live. What Are VMware Hands-on Labs (HOL)? HOL comprises more than 80 independent labs covering the entire breadth of Read more...
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Running Selenium Grid on vSphere with vSphere Integrated Containers

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By Tom Schwaller, Senior Technical Product Manager, Michael Roy, Product Line Marketing Manager, and Simone Morellato, Director Technical Product Management One thing that makes containers great is their ability to rapidly spin up a browser-compatibility testing environment. There are plenty of great tools that can then be used to automate this testing, and Selenium is Read more...

Getting Started with Kubernetes-as-a-Service

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By Michael West, Technical Product Manager, VMware As digital transformation moves from a talking point to an IT mandate, infrastructure teams are being asked to step up to expanded roles. An understanding of containers and container orchestration technologies, combined with deep expertise in storage, networking and compute virtualization, are the minimum requirements for platform engineering Read more...
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A Look Into the Kubernetes Master Components

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By Tom Schwaller, Sr. Technical Product Manager, VMware CNABU This blog post looks at the most important control plane components of a single Kubernetes master node — etcd, the API server, the scheduler and the controller manager — and explains how they work together. Although other components, such as DNS and the dashboard, come into play Read more...
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Uncorking Fine Wine by Using an IoT Pipeline with Kubernetes on vSphere

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By Tom Scanlan, Emerging Technologies Practice, Professional Service Introduction The AMER PSO Cross-Cloud team and the PS ERD Emerging Technologies team (which I am a part of) have been developing the following demonstration application to facilitate discussions around Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning (ML) topics with customers and colleagues. This blog post outlines Read more...

Using vRealize Automation to Deploy VMware Virtual Container Hosts as a Service

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By Alka Gupta, Pranay Bakre, Eduardo Meirelles and Bhuvanesh Kumar Ravichandran In the digital economy, the time it takes to bring software to market can be a crucial competitive advantage. Achieving success is increasingly dependent on empowering developers to be rapid innovators. VMware vSphere Integrated Containers does just that—it gives devs an essential tool for streamlining Read more...