Aug 12th, 2014 - curated by stu
Going by the images in this document, VMware have likely already got ESXi running on ARM!
link posted by stu at 19:54 on Aug 12th, 2014
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Jun 27th, 2014 - curated by stu
Google are making great strides with their container based cloud offerings, and have open sourced a bunch of tools as part of that. Mandatory viewing - this is the future of Linux based IaaS.
link posted by stu at 11:00 on Jun 27th, 2014
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Jun 9th, 2014 - curated by stu
Docker 1.0 Released! (blog.docker.com)
Congrats to the Docker team, containerisation is indeed the new virtualisation.
link posted by stu at 19:01 on Jun 9th, 2014
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May 22nd, 2014 - curated by stu
Containers on the Google Cloud Platform (developers.google.com)
OK so it's still running containers within a VM, so not exactly 'containers on GCP' in that you could always do this yourself... nice gesture of supplying a customized Debian image and lightweight container management agent to help people who are curious though.
link posted by stu at 21:09 on May 22nd, 2014
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May 6th, 2014 - curated by stu
Excellent post / slide deck, although no mention of the operational downsides of running many containers with a single kernel... 'Cloud' application architecture required!
link posted by stu at 0:58 on May 6th, 2014
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Apr 25th, 2014 - curated by stu
Little bit late on this one, but there's a timeless rule in play here - when Jason Hoffman speaks, shut up and listen.
link posted by stu at 21:26 on Apr 25th, 2014
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Apr 17th, 2014 - curated by stu
Hashicorp Releases 'Consul' (www.hashicorp.com)
Another interesting release from Hashicorp, a distributed service discovery tool. This is how large scale configuration management should be done!
link posted by stu at 19:55 on Apr 17th, 2014
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Apr 15th, 2014 - curated by stu
Haven't digested this fully yet, but the thing that jumps out at me is that there isn't a blade in sight in the reference architecture... I guess the pendulum has well and truly swung the other way!
link posted by stu at 23:55 on Apr 15th, 2014
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