Category Archives: containers

What’s the big deal about running OpenStack in containers?

Ever since containers began their meteoric rise in the technical consciousness, people have been wondering what it would mean for OpenStack. Some of the predictions were dire (that OpenStack would cease to be relevant), some were more practical (that containers … Continue reading

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OpenStack Days Silicon Valley (The Unlocked Infrastructure Conference) Day 1

This year’s OpenStack Days Silicon Valley, held once again at the Computer History Museum, carried a theme of industry maturity; we’ve gone, as Mirantis CEO and co-Founder Alex Freedland said in his introductory remarks, from wondering if OpenStack was going … Continue reading

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Mirantis joins Google, Intel to flip OpenStack container landscape

While OpenStack has been working on orchestrating containers for the past year or so, this past week Mirantis announced a joint initiative with Google and Intel to flip the script, and run OpenStack as containers, orchestrating its control plane with … Continue reading

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Docker Engine 1.12 embeds Swarm. Is there an agenda?

When we first heard that Docker 1.12 included “swarm mode”, which enables container orchestration, our first thought was “Swarm has been out for months, how is that news?”  Then we realized that this was not Docker Swarm as a separate … Continue reading

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Is Cinder’s Google driver the light at the end of the hybrid cloud tunnel?

On its face, it  seems simple. The newest version of OpenStack, Mitaka, includes a Cinder driver that enables users to easily backup data to Google Cloud Storage. Of course Cinder includes a lot of drivers. No big deal, right? Maybe. … Continue reading

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How do I build a containerized app on Mirantis OpenStack with native Docker tools?

Last month, we talked about the pros and cons of some of the different ways to handle containers in OpenStack, including native tools, Murano applications, and Magnum-based operations.  Before we get too deep into how to create different types of … Continue reading

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Murano, Kubernetes, and multi-cloud environments in OpenStack (Q&A)

There’s lots of talk about multi-cloud environments, but not everyone realizes it’s already possible to create a single cloud that can span, say, OpenStack and Google Container Engine.  Last month Bhasker Nallapothula of Biarca joined Mirantis’ Ihor Dvoretskyi and John Jainschigg in … Continue reading

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Magnum vs Murano: An OpenStack container strategy

If the last 18 months or so have shown us anything, it’s that containerized development is here to stay. And why not?  Containers are small, they don’t take a lot of resources, they’re portable, they start quickly … what’s not … Continue reading

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HPE makes a deal with Microsoft, provides enterprise-grade Docker

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has made some interesting moves in the past two weeks, announcing both a new set of tools optimized for containers at DockerCon Europe, and a new agreement to become a reseller of Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform. The … Continue reading

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Community takes a holistic view of OpenStack – but in which direction?

As OpenStack matures and begins to see serious adoption in real world production environments, we see the community beginning to take a more practical look at where it fits into the technology ecosystem. Is it about cloud native, or virtualization? … Continue reading

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