Mirantis Container Cloud 2.13 Delivers Enhanced Ease of Use

Frictionless and intelligent deployment practices across any footprint are a vital part of Mirantis Container Cloud. This release contains a number of enhancements to Mirantis Container Cloud to make initial deployment and ongoing operations easier. In version 2.13 of Mirantis Container Cloud we introduce the following features: Enhancements in Bare Metal Provisioning - Bare metal deployments are a highly desired option …

Mirantis Container Cloud 2.13 Delivers Enhanced Ease of Use
Migrating Legacy Applications to Cloud Native. Is it Worth it? [webinar]

Migrating and updating legacy applications can be complicated, time consuming, and expensive. You’ve undoubtedly heard the noise that cloud native is the future of applications and infrastructure, but does that ring true for every business, for every workload? Join Mirantis’ own Adam Parco, Shaun O’Meara, and Nick Chase -- along with special guest Alex Williams, Founder and Publisher of The New …

Migrating Legacy Applications to Cloud Native. Is it Worth it? [webinar]
Think OpenStack is dead? Think again.

You probably think that OpenStack has been supplanted by Kubernetes. Even here at Mirantis, where for many years of our existence we were known as "The OpenStack company" and where we still actively develop our own OpenStack distribution, we don't tend to talk about it very much. But in the last year, OpenStack adoption has grown 66% to over 25 …

Think OpenStack is dead? Think again.
Kubernetes For Everyone

Kubernetes is quickly becoming the OS for cloud. It delivers common APIs and services for running software distributed on modern cloud based infrastructure. With strong support from all cloud technology mega-players, it has already been adopted by thousands of cloud based software projects. This is great! Right? Kubernetes is great until it isn’t. If you are new to Kubernetes, it’s extremely …

Kubernetes For Everyone
Cloud Native Data Center as the Future of Modern Infrastructure [webinar]

What is a cloud native data center? With the recent announcement of Mirantis Flow, our new data center-as-a-service solution, there’s been a lot of talk about this concept of a cloud native data center and the impact it will have on the future of cloud native infrastructure. Below, you will find a complete definition from Mirantis Field CTO Shaun O’Meara along …

Cloud Native Data Center as the Future of Modern Infrastructure [webinar]
What is FIPS 140-2?

Cryptography is the beating heart of cybersecurity, lying behind everything from SSH to the Secrets in a Kubernetes cluster. The history of the Internet is littered with weak encryption algorithms - many of which remain in widespread use long after the discovery of critical vulnerabilities. Security moves quickly, and organizations often struggle to keep up. In order to protect its data, …

What is FIPS 140-2?
3 Ways to Get Started with Mirantis Container Cloud on Equinix Metal

Pairing Mirantis Flow’s Data Center-as-a-Service with the world-class bare metal at Equinix can make cloud native infrastructure management a breeze. If you’d like a small taste of the simplicity and freedom that Mirantis and Equinix can bring to your data center, here are a few ways to get started: 1) Get insights from the hybrid multi-cloud experts In this session from Equinix’s …

3 Ways to Get Started with Mirantis Container Cloud on Equinix Metal
Tomato powered edge computing? Microbial fuel cells make it possible

I once worked next door to a nondescript, high-security building. One day I was surprised to find out that it was a server farm for one of the Silicon Valley tech giants. Even more surprising was learning that that one building used more than half of the electricity of the whole city! That was my first awakening to the massive energy …

Tomato powered edge computing? Microbial fuel cells make it possible
Kustomize Tutorial:  Creating a Kubernetes app out of multiple pieces

Kustomize lets you create a K8s application. You can combine pieces from different sources without touching the originals, keep your kustomizations in source control, and create overlays.

Kustomize Tutorial:  Creating a Kubernetes app out of multiple pieces
CN&C: Has Cloud Killed the Data Center? [webinar]

Recently, we launched a webinar series called Cloud Native & Coffee. In these conversations, the Mirantis team invites special guests to discuss cloud native concepts that are currently impacting the industry. Our inaugural session — "Has Cloud Killed the Data Center?" —premiered last month with special guest Jacob Smith, VP of Bare Metal Strategy and Marketing at Equinix. Below you will …

CN&C: Has Cloud Killed the Data Center? [webinar]
Mirantis OpenStack for K8s 21.5 Delivers Greater Scalability & Enhanced Connectivity

Mirantis is pleased to announce the availability of Mirantis OpenStack for K8s, version 21.5. This release expands upon the open nature of the Mirantis offerings by extending the workload orchestration service, provides an early look into Block Storage Encryption, and enhances the product documentation to provide you with a clear mapping of the versions of the major components that …

Mirantis OpenStack for K8s 21.5 Delivers Greater Scalability & Enhanced Connectivity
Congrats to Colin Devlin, Outstanding Employee Award Winner

At Mirantis, our strength and success comes from the talent and hard work of our employees, and we believe in recognizing and rewarding excellence among our staff. Recently, our HR team asked managers across the company to nominate candidates for our Outstanding Employee awards who not only embody Mirantis’ core values but also produce outstanding results for our business. Below is …

Congrats to Colin Devlin, Outstanding Employee Award Winner
Table Stakes: Using public standards for software supply chain security

For organizations operating at scale, the application supply chain provides malefactors with a troubling range of opportunities for attack. The recent revelation of the “OMIGOD” exploit is only the latest in a long line of reminders that security must be tailored for a cloud-native world, and we need to account for vulnerabilities at every stage of deployment. So how can organizations …

Table Stakes: Using public standards for software supply chain security
Service Mesh for Mere Mortals: The history of service mesh and how it fits in vs. Kubernetes

We are thrilled to launch our inaugural book from Mirantis Press, Service Mesh for Mere Mortals, by Bruce Basil Mathews. Below we've shared the first three chapters of the book, where you can learn about the history of service mesh, and how service mesh fits in versus container orchestrators like Kubernetes. Download the full 100+ page eBook for free. Introduction The reason …

Service Mesh for Mere Mortals: The history of service mesh and how it fits in vs. Kubernetes
Mirantis Container Cloud 2.12 Release

Today we welcome the newly released version 2.12 of Mirantis Container Cloud. In this release, our focus was to improve integration and interoperation with other technologies. We are excited to announce full support of Mirantis Container Cloud on top of Mirantis OpenStack with OvS technology, along with significant improvements to metrics and alerting. Interoperation and integration are vital to the flexible …

Mirantis Container Cloud 2.12 Release