The Mirantis Blog
Your guide through the wilderness of Open Cloud
What is Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) and when should I use it? Pros and cons of HCI and traditional architecture
There are good reasons to use Hyperconverged Infrastructure, but there are also downsides you need to take into consideration.
Kubernetes got a lot of traction in 2017; let me give you my perspective on k8s installation and trends that we see at Mirantis.
All of the pieces necessary to create Intelligent Delivery already exist, from Infrastructure as Code to multicloud to machine learning. Now we need to combine them into a single methodology.
This year has seen a groundswell of technology in ways that seem to be simmering under the surface, and if you look a bit more closely it’s all there, just waiting to be noticed.
Kubernetes 1.9 includes significant changes and improvements, especially when it comes to storage.
Enable developers to build apps rapidly in a hybrid, multi-cloud environment while protecting user and internal data by deploying a layered set of systems using a standardized set of tools.
Mirantis’ top Kubernetes experts will be on hand at KubeCon to present live demos, discuss technical issues of running K8s, and share updates on our K8s and Containers-as-a-Service (CaaS) offerings.
The purpose of this guide is to allow you to install and deploy OpenStack on your own laptops or cloud VMs.
The cloud is becoming commoditized; what’s important is how you use it.
If you are a CSP you are probably thinking, do I really need to deal with ONAP? It’s actually a good question, and the answer is yes, but the timing could vary depending on your situation.
Mirantis Field CTO Ryan Day recently sat down to demonstrate how users can use Mirantis DriveTrain to upgrade OpenStack over two versions, from Mitaka to Ocata. Along the way, he answered a number of different questions about how it works, and what DriveTrain is all about. You can view the entire demonstration, and we've decided to provide the answers here …
A quick and dirty guide to creating a single-node Kubernetes cluster using Kubeadm, a new tool the k8s community created to simplify the deployment process.
When Apple released iPhone, Google said “Nokia, Samsung and Motorola know nothing about building software; unless we intervene, Apple will own mobile.” So Google Androided the mobile OS market.
To containerize or not to containerize, that is the question, or Containers vs VMs: the eternal debate
We do a lot of thinking about how to move traditional monolithic workloads to the cloud, and whether a workload should be moved at all.
Anybody who works in enterprise IT can tell you that even when you know about urgent updates, once your infrastructure reaches a certain degree of complexity, knowing can be easier than doing.