Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Red Hat Launches OpenShift ‘Commons’

Red Hat Launches OpenShift ‘Commons’

While the open-source software community continues to thrive, there is a growing sense of “solutions in search ...

Mirantis, Google Collaborate on Container Automation

Mirantis, Google Collaborate on Container Automation

An initiative integrating Google Kubernetes containers with OpenStack automation features aims to help speed enterprise deployment and ...

OpenStack Platform Release Builds on Ceph

OpenStack Platform Release Builds on Ceph

Red Hat’s latest OpenStack Platform release is said to expand the virtual machine storage capabilities of Ceph ...

Red Hat Upgrades Virtualization Platform

Red Hat Upgrades Virtualization Platform

The prolific developers at Red Hat have been relatively quiet in the New Year. Now, the open ...

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February 26, 2015(0)
While the open-source software community continues to thrive, there is a growing sense of “solutions in search of a problem” and that open-source vendors and customers may be talking past one another. With that perception in mind along with the need to drive innovation in the development of platform-as-a-service offerings, Red Hat said Thursday (Feb. 26) it is rolling ... Full article
February 24, 2015(0)
An initiative integrating Google Kubernetes containers with OpenStack automation features aims to help speed enterprise deployment and management of applications containers. Pure-play OpenStack developer Mirantis said Tuesday (Feb. 24) it is collaborating with Google to integrate Kubernetes with OpenStack. The initiative would eliminate the need to build an infrastructure from scratch by giving developers access to Kubernetes clusters with ...
February 17, 2015(0)
Red Hat’s latest OpenStack Platform release is said to expand the virtual machine storage capabilities of Ceph storage software the open source software leader acquired last year. The company announced general availability on February 17 of its Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6, which is based on the OpenStack Juno release. Red Hat said the release would enable ...
February 11, 2015(0)
The prolific developers at Red Hat have been relatively quiet in the New Year. Now, the open source leader is picking up the pace with the introduction of the latest version of its enterprise virtualization tool. The company announced general availability this week of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.5 aiming to offer tighter integration with OpenStack while promising to ...
February 9, 2015(0)
The latest release of Rocket application container software by hyperscale Linux operating system specialist CoreOS includes new user features and tweaks designed to improve application security and supply a more composable system design. San Francisco-based CoreOS also highlighted an independent application container runtime called “Nose Cone” along with a handful of new tools for building application container images. The ...
February 3, 2015(0)
SAP, the enterprise application software and database leader, unveiled its next generation HANA business suite built on a new in-memory platform with real-time capabilities that target on-premise, cloud and hybrid deployments. The first major overhaul of SAP platform in over a decade signals the database company’s shift to the cloud. The fourth generation of the SAP S/4 HANA targets ...
January 30, 2015(0)
Quite a few years ago, as a distinguished engineer, I was giving a talk to my network-security peers about algorithms and new trends in technology. I presented a number of slides comparing the current brute force mechanisms to new algorithmic thinking like MapReduce. It was a tough crowd. While people showed genuine interest in, and excitement about, the new ...
January 29, 2015(0)
The perception that the cloud may be inherently insecure is prompting next-generation platform developers to attempt to bake security and privacy features into their offerings as more devices are connected and more personal information ends up stored in the cloud. With that at least partially in mind, IBM Research rolled out a cloud-based technology it claims could help service ...
January 28, 2015(0)
Hyperscale Linux operating system specialist CoreOS said it is releasing its latest open source component for sharing and managing configuration data and other functions used in distributed systems. San Francisco-based CoreOS announced its first stable release of etcd, or “etc distributed,” an open-source distributed key value store that provides the backbone of CoreOS clusters and the etcd clients that ...
January 26, 2015(0)
CoreOS Inc., the hyperscale Linux operating system upstart, announced a pair of incremental steps in the development of its software container alternative dubbed Rocket. It also highlighted progress on running CoreOS components on the vSphere 5.5 hypervisor. Since launching its alternative to Docker containers in December, San Francisco-based CoreOS said it has added new features to Rocket version 0.2.0 ...
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