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YouTube brings Vitess MySQL scaling magic to Kubernetes

YouTube is working to integrate a beefed up version of MySQL with Kubernetes

YouTube is working to integrate Vitess, which improves the ability of MySQL databases to scale in containerised environments, with Kubernetes, an open source container deployment and management tool.

DigitalOcean brings FreeBSD to its cloud

DigitalOcean is providing FreeBSD on its cloud platform

Dev-friendly cloud provider DigitalOcean is making FreeBSD available on the company’s cloud platform. The move makes DigitalOcean one of just a handful of cloud providers to offer the Unix-like operating system.

Google bolsters cloud platform with networking, containers, and price cuts

Google wants to make its cloud platform more competitive

Google has announced a number of updates to the company’s cloud platform that include steep price cuts on most of its services, network peering and interconnection services, and a container deployment and scheduling engine based on Kubernetes.

VMware vets launch Platform9 to mash up best of AWS, Docker and OpenStack

Platform9 aims to give IT admins management and automation capabilities for virtualised and containerised environments in one place

Platform9, a cloud management platform founded by former VMware engineers, emerged from stealth mode Tuesday and announced it has secured $4.5m in funding from Redpoint Ventures. The company said it aims to AWS-style public cloud capabilities in-house to VMware, OpenStack, KVM and Docker with its cloud management and automation platform.