Kubernetes

The top 10 Thoughts on Cloud articles of 2018

What are some topics that come to mind when you think of cloud in 2018? The depth and breadth of the possibilities in and capabilities of cloud computing became even more apparent over the past year. However, a few key topics did emerge from a look at the most popular articles on Thoughts on Cloud […]

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Kubernetes adoption and the importance of application performance management

Keeping up with the pace of innovation can be challenging, especially when an organization is responsible for business-critical applications. To maintain a competitive advantage, businesses must implement the most up-to-date technology efficiently and where it can have the greatest impact. For example, the efficiency, reliability and performance benefits of implementing a Kubernetes-based cloud environment can […]

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What industry leaders think about IBM Multicloud Manager, part 2

Thoughts on Cloud asked a virtual roundtable of cloud experts and analysts to weigh in on the IBM Multicloud Manager announcement and the future of multicloud. Check out part one for each participant’s bio and additional insight. Thoughts on Cloud: How important is avoiding vendor lock-in with regard to enterprise cloud environments? Jo Peterson: It’s […]

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Containers vs. VMs: What’s the difference?

If you’ve only recently started learning about virtualization tools, you might wonder how containers differ from traditional virtual machines (VMs). After all, containers have become a dominant force in cloud-native development. It’s important to understand what they are and what they are not. Here’s everything you need to know to understand the containers versus VMs […]

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Simplifying enterprise cloud adoption with new cloud services

Increasingly, companies are adopting hybrid cloud strategies so they can modernize their applications with innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics. That’s why our focus remains on helping enterprises across every industry easily and securely modernize, migrate and build cloud-native applications at their own pace, while also tapping […]

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Tackling APIs in a multicloud world

Businesses have rapidly adopted cloud technologies for greater efficiency, lower cost and enhanced agility to drive innovation. But they aren’t picking just one cloud provider. They are deploying applications across a range of environments, including on-premises, private cloud and public clouds. Workloads are split across multiple cloud platforms, including IBM Cloud. According to IDC, by […]

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Kubernetes vs. Docker: Why not both?

Though some observers will argue the point, the Kubernetes versus Docker discussion is a bit of a misunderstanding. Both technologies focus on containers, but they don’t actually compete. Each is great for its intended purpose. In some cases, they even work together. Here’s how each solution can help you make the most of both. What […]

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IBM Cloud teams with Google and open community to help build Knative and expand the power of serverless

Today, in collaboration with Google Cloud and the open community, we are one step closer to ending the serverless versus containers debate among developers. We’ve long been of the belief that developers shouldn’t have to choose between the two when building a new app on the cloud. Ideally, the consistency and availability of containers should […]

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WebSphere Liberty and the IBM commitment to Java innovation

Over the past 22 years, Java has remained a top programming language, and it continues to rapidly evolve for the cloud-native era. IBM is committed to staying at the forefront of Java development so that our clients benefit from the very latest Java EE and Spring technology updates. Today, IBM is releasing the latest version […]

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What is Kubernetes and why should you care?

If you have even a passing interest in containerization, you’ve probably heard a lot about Kubernetes. With the focus in cloud development shifting to containers, this technology has exploded in popularity. But what is Kubernetes and why does it matter to your business? The problem Businesses and their customers are pushing for flexibility, faster time […]

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IBM unveils major expansion of cloud capabilities and global availability zones

What does it take to be the cloud for enterprise? How can IBM Cloud better empower clients to digitally transform their businesses? These are the questions we set out to answer at IBM every day. Knowing what it means to be the cloud for enterprise doesn’t require an army of market researchers and focus groups. […]

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Data management and Kubernetes come together in IBM Cloud Private for Data

In addition to the short-term benefits of IBM Cloud Private for Data — a data management platform built on Kubernetes with support for Db2, MongoDB and Postgres databases — General Manager for IBM Analytics pointed to the long-term effects in an article at Container Journal this week. As IT organizations continue to take advantage of […]

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