Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Monday, September 15, 2014
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Red Hat Upgrades Satellite Management, Hints at Container Tools

Red Hat Upgrades Satellite Management, Hints at Container Tools

Red Hat continues to expand its cloud management toolkit with the release of its Satellite 6 suite ...

How Shutterstock Keeps Its Hyperscale Infrastructure In Check

How Shutterstock Keeps Its Hyperscale Infrastructure In Check

Since it was founded 11 years ago, Shutterstock has grown to become one of the largest image ...

Red Hat, Cisco Prepare Containers For Prime Time

Red Hat, Cisco Prepare Containers For Prime Time

Cisco Systems and Red Hat are joining forces to ready Linux application containers along with Docker for ...

Univa Grid Engine Does Windows, Linux Containers

Univa Grid Engine Does Windows, Linux Containers

Grid Engine, the popular workload management tool for distributed computing environments, now does Windows. And it is ...

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September 10, 2014(0)
An ecosystem is beginning to emerge around Docker containers, this time focusing on speeding software development and code delivery. The latest example is an updated version of a delivery platform intended to help enterprise software teams speed adoption of Docker containers for applications while automating the enterprise application development process from code to production. Seattle-based Shippable claimed this week ... Full article
September 10, 2014(0)
Red Hat continues to expand its cloud management toolkit with the release of its Satellite 6 suite as the open-source specialist sharpens its focus on areas like subscription management and underlying content distribution features for the datacenter and cloud. Based on a batch of open-source tools, including the first implementation of Puppet in the Red Hat management suite, the ...
September 9, 2014(0)
Since it was founded 11 years ago, Shutterstock has grown to become one of the largest image sharing marketplaces on the Internet. Managing that growth has not always been easy for the company, which runs its own IT infrastructure. But thanks to an in-memory analytic database that collects and analyzes 20,000 operational data points per second, it has managed ...
September 2, 2014(0)
Cisco Systems and Red Hat are joining forces to ready Linux application containers along with Docker for prime time. In a relatively detailed blog post co-authored by Cisco and Red Hat engineers, the partners noted they have been working together on Red Hat’s open-source container initiative called Project Atomic. It will serve as a lightweight Red Hat Enterprise Linux ...
September 2, 2014(0)
Grid Engine, the popular workload management tool for distributed computing environments, now does Windows. And it is also doing Linux control groups, or cgroups, containers, a technology that was championed by Google many years back as the basis for its internal resource control on its massive clusters. The support for Windows was made at the behest of some big ...
August 27, 2014(0)
Two updates to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 include an improved installer and greater availability capabilities that are aimed at developers and IT administrators seeking greater reliability as they scale RHEL OpenStack deployments. The updates rolled out this week follow the release last month of the RHEL OpenStack Platform 5 and are intended to ease OpenStack ...
August 25, 2014(1)
Even if you can beat them, sometimes you join them anyway because that is easier and more expedient. And so at the VMworld event in San Francisco today, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger announced that the X86 server virtualization juggernaut would be adopting OpenStack as an alternative cloud controller to its own vCloud stack and would similarly be embracing Docker ...
August 25, 2014(0)
Among the growing number of uses for the products of big data analysis is the ability to trouble shoot datacenter performance and narrower parameters like storage. The big data vendor CloudPhysics comes to the VMworld event this week in San Francisco with a dynamic benchmarking tool designed to monitor the overall health of virtualized datacenters on a daily basis. ...
August 20, 2014(0)
Expanded enterprise mobile services launched by Pivotal, the enterprise platform-as-a-service specialist spun out of VMware, are intended to help developers and cloud operators speed the delivery a range of mobile applications. The company said its Pivotal CF product offers app developers a set of mobile capabilities that work with previously announced data services to deploy next-generation applications. The “CF” ...
August 19, 2014(0)
Creating Google-like hyperscale infrastructure is going to be a whole lot easier thanks to a development partnership between the search engine giant and Mesosphere, an upstart application platform and cluster management vendor whose Mesos tool is inspired by Google’s homegrown Borg and Omega platforms and is used at Twitter, Airbnb, and a slew of other Internet startups. Mesosphere came ...
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