We started using Vagrant and Packer for our build process. You won’t believe what happened next…
We have many artifacts to build. From Docker and machine images to potentially relocatable Python virtualenvs, node.js tar files and Windows binaries.
Simple TOSCA Orchestration for Docker
This post was originally published on InfoQ.com in February 2015. Mapping the Current Docker Orchestration Landscape Following this interesting post on Docker orchestration and why you need it – the basic premise is that orchestration plays the role of timing container creation based on application and tier dependencies, as well as enables the containers
Orchestration Tool Roundup – Docker Swarm vs. Kubernetes, TerraForm vs. TOSCA/Cloudify vs. Heat
A in depth look comparing the orchestration tools. From Docker and Kubernetes, to TerraForm and Cloudify, we explain the differences.
Cloud Migration in the Enterprise
Cloud portability is the ability to move applications and data from one cloud computing environment to another with minimal disruption. There have been numerous attempts and approaches to deal with this challenge on various levels of the stack, such as nested virtualization, containers, API abstraction, PaaS, cloud orchestration, among others. The reality though, is the
Who Said Cloudify 3.2?!
We’re sure the short five months and twenty days (but who’s counting really?) you’ve been waiting for 3.2 to land have been torturous agony – but fear not, it is officially here, and all that nail-biting and lost sleep will have been well worth it when you hear what’s in store in this release. Purism
Auto-Scaling your Apps with TOSCA & Cloudify – An Orchestration Tool Comparison Pt II of II
This is the second part of our Orchestration tool comparison. You can find part I here. PLEASE NOTE: This blog post does not offer a fully working example of auto-scaling with TOSCA & Cloudify, only a theoretical example of how it would work. We hope to have a working example in the near future. This
Open source is about more than cost savings
This post was originally published on OpenSource.com. I recently stumbled upon this piece discussing the cost of cloud, and it made me realize that people still seem to mistakenly believe that open source is just about cost savings. Often times, when asked to explain the reasons for going open source, rarely is cost at