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Machine to Container (M2C) Teleports Existing Enterprise Apps to the Cloud It's been a busy time for tech's ongoing infatuation with containers. Amazon just announced EC2 Container Registry to simply container management. The new Azure container service taps into Microsoft's partnership with Docker and Mesosphere. You know when there's a standard for containers on the table there's money on the table, too. Everyone is talking containers because they reduce a ton of development-related challenges and make it much easier to move across  production and testing environments and clouds. Containers are the technology that, many believe, deliver on the long-promised portability in the cloud to avoid vendor lock-in, and put developers, system administrators and their enterprises in the driver's seat. Getting up to speed about containers is not easy, but the good news is, the... (more)

Microservices Unplugged | @DevOpsSummit #IoT #DevOps #Microservices

Given my (well-known and enduring) interest in all aspects of services, I have followed Martin Fowler's writing on microservices. But I will admit I always found the original paper more confusing than insightful. And in my client work I have resisted the temptation to use a microservices pattern, for precisely the reason that it would more than likely confuse. So I was interested to see the book Building Microservices by Sam Newman published last month, particularly as Newman is part of the Thoughtworks stable, which presumably means it is authoritative. Right off the bat, Newman... (more)

NHK World Featured @ThingsExpo | #IoT #M2M #BigData #InternetOfThings

Japan IoT delegation at @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley NHK, Japan Broadcasting, featured @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley in a special 'Internet of Things' and smart technology documentary that was filmed on the expo floor between November 3 to 5, 2015, in Santa Clara. NHK is the sole public TV network in Japan, equivalent to the BBC in the UK, and the largest in Asia with many award-winning science and technology programs. NHK World, Japanese TV Network produced a comprehensive documentary about IoT and Smart technology during @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley, November 3-5, 2015. The program ai... (more)

[session] Architecting for the Cloud By @RagsS | @CloudExpo @IBMBluemix #Cloud #Docker #Microservices

Architecting for the Cloud with Serverless Computing, Cloud Foundry and Docker on Bluemix As the world moves toward more DevOps and Microservices, application deployment to the cloud ought to become a lot simpler. The Microservices architecture, which is the basis of many new age distributed systems such as OpenStack, NetFlix and so on, is at the heart of Cloud Foundry - a complete developer-oriented Platform as a Service (PaaS) that is IaaS agnostic and supports vCloud, OpenStack and AWS. Serverless computing is revolutionizing computing. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Ra... (more)

Orchestrating Microservices | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Microservices

Orchestrating Microservices: Who's Composing This Symphony, Anyway? by Les Worley Before becoming a developer, I was in the high school band. I played several brass instruments - including French horn and cornet - as well as keyboards in the jazz stage band. A musician and a nerd, what can I say? I even dabbled in writing music for the band. Okay, mostly I wrote arrangements of pop music, so the band could keep the crowd entertained during Friday night football games. What struck me then was that, to write parts for all the instruments - brass, woodwind, percussion, even keyboards ... (more)

Microsegmentation | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #IoT #Microservices

Microservices versus Microsegmentation Let's just nip the conflation of these terms in the bud, shall we? "MIcro" is big these days. Both microservices and microsegmentation are having and will continue to have an impact on data center architecture, but not necessarily for the same reasons. There's a growing trend in which folks - particularly those with a network background - conflate the two and use them to mean the same thing. They are not. One is about the application. The other, the network. There is a relationship, but it's a voluntary one. They are two very different thing... (more)