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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Project Lightwave & Project Photon

Today we announced Project Lightwave and Project Photon around container technology and the vExpert community has some insight into what this announcement means. The articles below are written by VMware vExperts who are the best IT professionals in virtualization.

There are several in depth single as well as multipart articles to help understand this release. Throughout the week we will update this blog with new highlighted blog articles from additional vExperts. Most of the articles are in English but there are several in international languages as well. Be sure to keep an eye on #VMWCNA (VMware Cloud Native Apps) on Twitter.

Read more about Project Lightwave on the Cloud Native blog at http://blogs.vmware.com/cloudnative/introducing-lightwave/

vExpert Blog Articles

Andrea Mauro – Works in IT since 1996 and held several technical certifications (VCP, VCAP, VCDX, MCITP, MCSA, MCSE, CCA). And he’s also a VMware vExpert (2010/2011/2012/2013/2014).

  1. VMware cloud-native applications vision – In this post will be introduces the concept of cloud native application and how VMware is helping to deploy and manage them.

Dan McGee – Systems Engineer, VMware vExpert 2013-2015, VMware User Group (VMUG) Speaker, and Virtualization Blogger.  Dan holds several technical certifications including VCP6-NV, VCP-Cloud, VCP5-DCV, VCP5-DT, VCA-Cloud, VCA-DCV, VCA-WM, NIOP, VCE-CIA, IPv6 Sage, NSTISSI 4011, and NSTISSI 4013.

  1. Photon and Lightwave and Lattice, Oh My! – This article examines some challenges and opportunities with operationalizing Cloud-Native Apps and highlights recent announcements made by VMware and Pivotal.

Gregg Roberts

  1. VMware Introduces New Open Source Projects to Accelerate Enterprise Adoption of Cloud-Native Applications -Last week I was fortunate enough to be part of a blogger early access program covering VMware’s  announcement around two new open source projects built to enable enterprise adoption of cloud-native applications.

Vladan Seget

  1. VMware Cloud-Native Applications: Lightwave, Photon and more… – VMware Cloud-Native Applications is new model of application distribution across nodes in clustered environment. Today VMware is announcing Cloud-Native applications based on several projects based on open source building blocks for containerized applications.