What’s new in Kubernetes 1.16

The latest version of the Kubernetes container orchestration system, Kubernetes 1.16, brings improvements related to customization and extensibility, container storage management, the metrics registry, and Windows container support. In addition, the new release removes a number of deprecated API versions.  To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) from InfoWorld Cloud Computing… Continue reading What’s new in Kubernetes 1.16

Oracle woos Red Hat users with Autonomous Linux

Sending a shot across the bow to rival Red Hat, Oracle has introduced Oracle Autonomous Linux, an “autonomous operating system” in the Oracle Cloud that is designed to eliminate manual OS management and human error. Oracle Autonomous Linux is patched, updated, and tuned without human interaction.  The Oracle Autonomous Linux service is paired with the… Continue reading Oracle woos Red Hat users with Autonomous Linux

Using HashiCorp Consul on Azure Kubernetes Service

Tools such as Kubernetes go a long way to simplifying the process of building distributed applications at scale. But they’re only part of the story, offering ways to replicate containerized microservices between host systems. If we’re to get the benefits of an abstracted data-center-level operating system, then we need to consider how we manage networking… Continue reading Using HashiCorp Consul on Azure Kubernetes Service

A fight is brewing over edge computing

Companies are underestimating what it takes to run edge-based devices. One of the problems is the number of places where they exist: small computers inside an industrial robot, the computing that monitors systems within a jet plane, or even sensors that monitor customer movement throughout a retail store. Edge computing is hyper-heterogeneous, meaning that most… Continue reading A fight is brewing over edge computing

Improve cloud performance with these 3 tips

Those who face cloud computing performance issues are quick to simply increase the number of resources that an underperforming workload has available. This means adding more storage to deal with storage I/O performance, adding more cores/CPUs to deal with processor-bound workloads, or increasing available memory so that virtual storage I/O is avoided altogether. The cloud… Continue reading Improve cloud performance with these 3 tips