Kubernetes From The Inside Out
Kubernetes is famously known for having an opinionated architecture; most notably container orientation, networking idioms, and declarative orchestration. As Kubernetes development has progressed, an increasing number of features have been added to accommodate and integrate with the very unopinionated (or at least diversely opinionated) world that surrounds it. Back in late 2015 when I wrote
Orchestrate your hybrid IT security – The 5 top considerations
This article was originally published in IT Pro Portal on September 15, 2017. Not long ago, many businesses were still in the infancy stage of understanding the potential flexibility and efficiency created by the cloud. Fast forward to 2017 – organizations of all shapes and sizes recognize the strength of cloud-based infrastructures. But just as
Cloudify UI Updates – Manage All Your Cloud Environments With One Tool
With our very successful launch of Cloudify 4.2 at the beginning to the month, we are excited to bring you some deeper dives into the latest features in this release. More recently, we gave users a look at the next generation of Cloudify Composer, our built-in drag-and-drop interface for building TOSCA blueprints. In this post,
Introducing the Cloudify Kubernetes Multi-Cloud Provider
In my previous blog post about the Kubernetes Plugin for Cloudify, I broke down the reasoning behind the need to orchestrate Kubernetes – the main reason being the need to orchestrate across diverse workloads. It’s no easy feat to get multiple Kubernetes clusters on different public and private clouds to talk with each other in
OpenStack and Serverless: Long shot or sure thing?
This article originally appeared in SD Times on August 25th, 2017. Over the last 12 to 18 months, a growing trend has emerged in the cloud space. Just a few years back, we were accustomed to using a bare metal server for each application—then we evolved to Hypervisors and virtualization to squeeze more out of
Edge computing workloads: VMs, containers, or bare metal?
This article originally appeared in Enterprise IOT Insights on October 11, 2017. We live in an era of connected and smart devices. With their proliferation, the growth of data has mushroomed to new heights. This data reaches all the way from the end user to your cloud or on-site data center for processing, storage, and
TOSCA ONAP Service Orchestration with Cloudify and ARIA
The ONAP (Open Network Automation Platform) represents the merger of the Open-O and Open-ECOMP projects with the goal of enabling the creation and management of NFV services. The unified architecture decomposes platform services into several projects, including the Service Orchestrator (SO) which is responsible for the highest level of orchestration to deliver services. Declarative Or
Announcing The Cloudify Community Release
Cloudify has significantly evolved since it was open-sourced back in 2014, operating in complex and continuously iterating infrastructure, from physical to virtualized, to cloud infrastructure, and is now shifting towards containerized applications, often having a healthy mixture of all. Cloudify is a quickly iterating product, and we work closely with industry leaders to make sure
What is edge computing?
This article originally appeared in opensource.com on September 5th. Meet the Cloudify team at the SDN & NFV World Congress in The Hague, Oct 10-13, at the Pod Zone to talk Edge Computing, ONAP, vCPE, and more! Cloud computing has dominated IT discussions for the last two decades, particularly since Amazon popularized the term in 2006
Cloudify Makes NFV Award Shortlists
Cloudify Honored for Groundbreaking NFV Work Last week, Cloudify and VMware announced our selection by Partner Communications and the privilege we’ve had to assist this leading Israel telco group with delivering an Open vCPE and SD-WAN solution in record time. Already this work is being recognized for its innovation and excellence in advancing the industry.