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Box, Docker, eBay, Google among newly formed Cloud Native Computing Foundation

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is putting Linux containers at the core of its definition of 'cloud-native' apps

The Linux Foundation along with a number of enterprises, cloud service providers , telcos and vendors have banded together to form the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in a bid to standardise and advance Linux containerisation for cloud.

Mesosphere raises $36m, announces fully-fledged cloud operating system

Mesosphere is pitching its DCOS as a scalable

Mesosphere, a firm best known for commercialising Apache Mesos, has raised $36m in a series B round of funding and launched a datacentre operating system that it said helps users aggregate and manage vast quantities of datacentre resources and deploy distributed applications.

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.

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.

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.