Generic VNF "certification" programs sound great and are terrific for marketing. Unfortunately they don't add value for customers.
We've added improvements to all three tiers of MCP, the DriveTrain CD layer, the cloud platform itself, which includes Kubernetes and OpenStack Pike, and the StackLight monitoring layer.
Ensuring that development and deployment are handled properly can be a challenge at best, and a nightmare at worst. You can hope things will work out, but hope is not a strategy.
It wasn't that long ago that OpenStack was the hot new kid on the infrastructure block. That just might change with the latest release of OpenStack, code-named Queens.
The Kubernetes community has released the Kubernetes 1.10 beta, which means you can now try out some of the new features and give your feedback to the release team ahead of the official release.
Kubernetes got a lot of traction in 2017; let me give you my perspective on k8s installation and trends that we see at Mirantis.
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.
The cloud is becoming commoditized; what's important is how you use it.
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.
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.