The Mirantis Blog
Your guide through the wilderness of Open Cloud
Mirantis will be providing resources to the OpenStack Foundation, including becoming the new administrators of the upgraded Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA) exam
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: $ …
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are times when you need to run a virtual machine — but you’re already ON a virtual machine. Fortunately, it’s possible, but you need to enable nested virtualization.
OpenStack is still viewed as difficult to install and administer, but it’s not that tough — especially after you’ve taken OpenStack training and hands-on lab exercises.
While the bleed of apps to infrastructure was inevitable, the move to cloud native architecture makes automation essential. The infrastructure is very much a part of the application.
When a company is small -- say, just a few people, not much revenue -- it's natural to keep track of everything in simple spreadsheets or user-friendly databases such as Microsoft Access. As you grow, you realize that your needs go beyond what Access was designed for, and you start thinking about large commercial databases such as SQL Server, or …