At Rishidot Research, we often hear from IT stakeholders about their confusion about newer technologies in the Modern Enterprise market. They wonder whether they should use containers or serverless or stick to virtual machines. We have released a flow diagram that will help you understand how these technologies fit for a simple workload.
In this post, we take a look at major Cloud platforms focussed on developers. We consider Red Hat OpenShift, Pivotal CloudFoundry and Mesosphere platforms for this short analysis
Yesterday at Dockercon EU, Docker announced its support for Kubernetes on the Docker Enterprise Edition, Docker Community Edition as well as its desktop apps as well as the Moby project. This is a significant shift for a company that almost broke the open source community around the then Docker project. They wanted to push the […]
Yesterday, at VMworld 2017, Pivotal Inc announced Pivotal Container Service and a partnership with Google for Hybrid Cloud. Pivotal Container Service (PKS) is made available based on Kubo project which integrates Kubernetes with BOSH. The infrastructure orchestration plane for CloudFoundry. Pivotal Container Service if the commercial offering for Kubo and the partnership with Google will […]
Information Technology is always focussed on abstractions as a way to remove complexity and simplify IT use for end users. IT evolution can be directly correlated to the quest to abstract at higher layers. Whether it is an evolution from binary programming to programming in higher level languages or virtualizing the servers for operations efficiencies […]
Yesterday at Red Hat Summit, Red Hat announced a partnership with AWS through which some of the AWS services will be available for apps deployed on OpenShift, running on both AWS and On-Premises. What does it mean? To the end customers, it gives them single throat to choke. They don’t have to alternate between OpenShift support […]
Deploycon 2013 is fast approaching and we want to build the necessary foundation for the conversation before we get together at Santa Clara Convention Center on April 2nd. We are in the process of preparing a research report on PaaS landscape and we want to talk about it before Deploycon. In order to do that, […]
Recently, a startup called Rap Genius and Heroku went back and forth on whether Heroku intentionally misled their customers about the resources underneath their PaaS platform. Having known Heroku for a long time and the fact that Salesforce will not want a PR mishap on such an issue, I personally feel that Heroku may not have […]