Mirantis Acquires Docker Enterprise Platform Business

Create and manage an OpenStack-based KaaS child cluster

Deploying and managing Kubernetes clusters doesn’t have to be complicated. Here’s how to do it with Mirantis Kubernetes as a Service (KaaS).

What We Announced Today and Why it Matters

Today we announced that we have acquired the Docker Enterprise platform business from Docker, Inc. including its industry leading Docker Enterprise and 750 customers. Why Docker Enterprise, and Why Now? Docker led the container revolution and changed the world towards a better way to build, share and run software. No infrastructure company has had a bigger impact on developers in the last …

How to build an edge cloud part 1:  Building a simple facial recognition system

Learn about the basics of building an edge cloud — and build a facial recognition system while you’re at it.

53 Things to look for in OpenStack Train

Now that OpenStack Train has been released, here are some features to look for.

Tips for taking the new OpenStack COA (Certified OpenStack Administrator) exam – October 2019

Mirantis will be providing resources to the OpenStack Foundation, including becoming the new administrators of the upgraded Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA) exam

Istio Webinar Postmortem

Live demos are a thing of beauty — you never know when the demo gods will decide to break your precious setup. During yesterday's webinar, Your Application Deserves Better than Kubernetes Ingress: Istio vs. Kubernetes, the first thing I wanted to show during the Istio demo was exposing an app using NodePort. Applying the deployment file resulted in the following: $ …

What is Rancher? The KaaS Landscape, Part 1

The first in a series of articles describing the various players in the Kubernetes as a Service (KaaS) area, discussing the pros and cons of Rancher, one of the first such tools on the market.

SUSE OpenStack is no more — but Don’t Panic

SUSE has announced they’re discontinuing their OpenStack distro, but it’s not the end of the line for their customers.

How to deploy Airship in a Bottle: A quick and dirty guide

Airship in a Bottle is a simple way to create an Airship deployment that includes a compact OpenStack cluster.

Democratizing Connectivity with a Containerized Network Function Running on a K8s-Based Edge Platform — Q&A

The Facebook-initiated Magma project makes it possible to run Containerized Network Functions in an Edge Cloud environment, thus opening up a whole range of capabilities for providers that may otherwise be limited in what they can provide.

PaaS vs KaaS: What’s the difference, and when does it matter?

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of addressing the issue of Platform as a Service vs Kubernetes as a Service. We talked about the differences between the two modes, and their relative strengths and weaknesses.

The silent revolution: the point where flash storage takes over for HDD

Flash is more expensive than HDD, right? Not so fast.

OpenStack vs AWS Total Cost of Ownership: Assumptions behind the TCO Calculator

You may think you know whether OpenStack or AWS is more expensive, but it’s a complicated process to decide. Here are some things you need to consider.

KaaS vs PaaS: Mirantis Kubernetes-as-a-Service vs OpenShift

OpenShift is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Mirantis KaaS is…well…a KaaS. These two concepts are different. Let me explain.

Can we stop pretending everything is going to run in containers?

Containers are not the only technology out there — and they never will be.

How to Use Service Mesh with VMs and Containers