Containers provide rapid deployment in a lightweight framework. They are ideal for scaling up and down services, rapid provisioning for development and an integral part of many DevOps workflows. Containers have less overhead than virtual machines and the flexibility for practically any workload. As organizations adopt containers more broadly, data management and availability requirements have […]
By 2020, digital transformation teams will source more than 80 percent of their solution components from open source communities. That’s according to IDC’s “Top 10 Tech Predictions For 2017.” Open source has never been more important to the IT industry. Key reasons include: Open collaboration brings together diverse skills to solve common problems. Open source […]
Among organizational leaders operating high-performance computing environments today, there is rapidly growing interest in being able to leverage cloud computing resources on demand to augment on-premises resources – to address peaks in demand or to ensure time-critical work can be completed on time. With more than two decades of experience managing clusters and clouds, we […]
Containers are a hot topic — and IBM is listening. IBM is rolling out persistent storage solutions to make containers easier to implement and more resilient. Why use containers? Containers are an open source technology that lets an application be packaged with everything it needs to run the same in any environment. They offer the […]
Here’s a statement without any exaggeration: Businesses adoption of containers has been rapid. In fact, Gartner estimates that half of large enterprise will have hybrid cloud deployments by the end of next year. With this prediction in mind, we tapped Ruslan Synstsky, Founder and CEO of Jelastic, to share his thoughts on hybrid cloud adoption and the use […]
In the last two years, there’s been over 600 million image downloads from the Docker Hub. It is a sure sign container technology is emerging. So what then do CIOs need to know about containers? According to the dictionary, a “container” is a portable compartment in which freight is placed for the convenience of movement. With […]
C-level executives and their procurement teams are continually challenged to make investments that maximize benefit and deliver the most value possible to their organizations. But it can be tricky to understand the short- and long-term benefits and the true value of an infrastructure and software investment. Not only are real costs involved, but lost opportunity […]
HPC Administrators will know that applications today can depend upon multiple packages, libraries and environments. Docker, a container technology for Linux, based on well proven technologies brings together ease of setup, use and efficiency to application management.