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Mirantis, CoreOS deliver Kubernetes on OpenStack

Mirantis and CoreOS are partnering on Kubernetes integration with OpenStack

Pure-play OpenStack vendor Mirantis has teamed with CoreOS to integrate its distribution of the open source cloud software with Tectonic, CoreOS’ commercial Kubernetes distribution.

Google joins OpenStack to build bridges between public and private clouds

Google has joined the OpenStack Foundation, a big sign of support for the open source software organisation

Google has officially signed up to sponsor the OpenStack Foundation, the first of the big three – Google, Microsoft and AWS – to formally throw its weight behind the open source cloud orchestration software. Analysts believe the move will improve support for Linux containers across public and private cloud environments.

Containers ready for the primetime, Rackspace CTO says

John Engates was in London for the Rackspace Solve conference

Linux containers have been around for some time but only now is the technology reaching a level of maturity enterprise cloud developers are comfortable with, explained John Engates, Rackspace’s chief technology officer.

Google, Mirantis partner to integrate Kubernetes and OpenStack

Google is working with Mirantis to improve portability of Kubernetes-deployed apps in OpenStack

Google and OpenStack vendor Mirantis announced the two companies are teaming up to integrate Kubernetes with OpenStack in a bid to improve hybrid cloud support for Linux containers.

VMware eases container deployment on premise and in the cloud

Colbert: Container orchestration presents new challenges at scale

Virtualisation heavyweight VMware announced it has bolstered technology integrations with Docker, Kubernetes, and Mesosphere in a bid to open up its platform to a range of containerisation technologies. The move comes as Linux containers start to pick up traction in the enterprise.

Microsoft announces Docker partnership

Microsoft and Docker are extending a partnership announced earlier this year

Microsoft and Docker announced a strategic partnership that will see the Microsoft work to support Docker’s Linux containerisation technology on Windows Server, extending its earlier commitment to make the Docker engine available in Azure.

Mesosphere partners with Google, integrates Mesos with Kubernetes


Mesosphere, a platform that simplifies the process of deploying and running Apache Mesos at scale, has announced a partnership with Google that will extend Mesophere’s core capabilities to the Google Cloud Platform. The companies also said they will work towards integrating support for Mesosphere within Kubernetes, Google’s open source Docker management tool.

CenturyLink open sources Docker dev tool Panamax

CenturyLink took the wraps off its open source docker dev platform, Panamax

Cloud service provider CenturyLink announced it is open sourcing a Docker management platform it calls Panamax. The platform is designed to ease the development and deployment of any application sitting within a Docker environment.

Microsoft partners with, OpenNebula on app, VM portability

Microsoft has stepped up its open source strategy significantly this year

Microsoft has announced partnerships with and OpenNebula, two open source cloud projects that the firm said will help improve application portability across heterogeneous cloud environments. The move is another sign Microsoft is buckling down on its cloud activities, even if it means striking “unexpected partnerships.”

Google attracts Microsoft, Red Hat, IBM, Docker to containerisation effort

Google has attracted some serious cloud players to its open source containerisation effort

A month after Google revealed its open source Linux container manager project Kubernetes, the company announced that it has attracted some serious cloud heavyweights to help develop the project further.