Docker

Docker is an open source platform for building, deploying, and managing containerized applications. Learn about containers, how they compare to VMs, and why Docker is so widely adopted and used.

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Containers

This guide looks at the importance of containers in cloud computing, highlights core benefits, and tours the emerging ecosystem of related technologies across Docker, Kubernetes, Istio, and Knative.

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Terraform

This guide highlights everything you need to know about Terraform—a tool that allows programmers to build, change, and version infrastructure safely and efficiently.

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Data Centers

Learn about data centers—physical facilities that make enterprise computing possible—what they contain, what’s involved in building one, and the benefits and risks of shared data center resources.

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Kubernetes

Kubernetes is an open source container orchestration platform that automates deployment, management and scaling of applications. Learn how Kubernetes enables cost-effective cloud-native development.

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FaaS (Function-as-a-Service)

An introduction to FaaS—a cloud computing service that makes it easier for cloud application developers to run and manage microservices applications.

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Istio

Learn more about Istio—open technology that provides a way for developers to seamlessly connect, manage, and secure networks of different microservices.

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Virtual Machines (VMs)

An introduction to Virtual Machines (VMs), technology for building virtualized computing environments and the foundation of the first generation of cloud computing.

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Virtualization

Virtualization is a process that allows for more efficient utilization of physical computer hardware and is the foundation of cloud computing.

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