Kubernetes Seattle meetup recap: Building systems and containers management

Screen Shot 2016-05-23 at 18.25.27

Coming off another successful meetup, we had lots of productive engagement from the Kubernetes Seattle meetup group this past week. This event was organized by Matt Baldwin of StackPointCloud, which focuses on DevOps tooling for deploying and managing a Kubernetes cluster on any cloud. Many thanks to his group and Google for hosting us as we truly enjoyed being at “The Center of the Universe”. Read More

Hacker News

Re-assess your cloud strategy

cloud_strategy (1)

A successful strategy begins with the setting of technical and business objectives. Many enterprises are moving to the cloud, yet their cloud strategies are still a work in progress.  
What are the application requirements for a cloud migration?
Are my applications cloud ready?
What are the infrastructure considerations? Read More

Hacker News

CloudBlazers Meetup recap: Managing containers in the enterprise

cb meetup

Finishing up an impactful meetup last week, we were honored to host the Cloud Blazers Meetup Group.  With a focus on how containers can be used within the enterprise for both IT and developers, we kicked off the discussion and heard thoughts from Perspica, Google and Rackspace. Read More

Hacker News

ElasticBox API’s: The secret sauce

API-e1414438807662[2]

ElasticBox’s API supports all functionality available on the UI.  But what does this mean for customers who are integrating ElasticBox with their custom solutions for managing services? Read More

Hacker News

Container impact on the cloud. What’s next?

500px Photo ID: 107474175 - Stack of Cargo Containers at the docks

Containers have become one of many viable solutions to running software with high reliability when migrated from one cloud environment to another. This can be from a physical machine to a virtual machine in a private or public cloud, or from a staging environment into production. Read More

Hacker News

OpenStack bets on community collaboration for enterprise adoption

openstack

Last week, the OpenStack Summit took place in Austin, Texas gathering the industries leading IT professionals, telco operators, cloud administrators and app developers for the future of cloud computing. Some time ago we talked about OpenStack as a popular on-premises private cloud choice for deploying enterprise applications on a unified platform. Read More

Hacker News

Diagnostics to ease installation and troubleshooting of ElasticKube

elastickube-for-kubernetes

We introduced ElasticKube last month to ease the management of containers on Kubernetes, and the feedback from the community has been phenomenal.  ElasticKube Diagnostics adds a simple and intuitive module for troubleshooting deployments. It displays the various components and requirements of your containerized applications and their status, giving you the ability to check the health of the service and easily identify what needs to be fixed. This latest update is automatically available within the admin console and accessed at /diagnostics. Read More

Hacker News

Ready to innovate on the next generation of cloud computing

guillermo_sanchez_1

After an extensive career in a large corporate enterprise, I’ve now joined ElasticBox. Who would have guessed that after 17 years working at IBM, my career would give a 180 degrees turn? Read More

Hacker News

Leonteq Enables Self-Service of Infrastructure and Applications

leonteq

Solving business challenges
Everyday new applications and services are requested and requires IT provisioning to deliver differentiated value back to the business as well as to end-customers. Leonteq is the latest customer to publicly share how IT is approaching the challenges of rapid deployment and management of modern applications across varying cloud infrastructures. Being an industry leader in technologies for investment solutions within the financial services sector, they have been addressing challenges with disparate infrastructure resources, exploding requests for services and a diverse set of application tools. Read More

Hacker News

Cultivating Containers: Best Practices for Gen 3 Cloud Management

IMG_5808

Last night, the ElasticKube team sponsored a San Francisco Cloud Mafia meetup with AppOrbit. While containers have been around for a while, the varied topics and questions reflect the fact that most companies are in the early stages of using containers. Topics ranged from best practices for container management at scale, to namespaces, to picking a repo. Read More

Hacker News