Kubernetes, k8s, has dominated Docker Container scheduling and orchestration

Kubernetes – Google’s Open Source Contribution to Docker Container Orchestration

Kubernetes (aka k8s) is a software Container management system originally developed by Google and open sourced. In this episode, Kumulus Technologies CTO, Robert Starmer, explains the high-level architecture and control processes of how Kubernetes manages container orchestration and how Kubernetes differs from and works with Docker. Click on the video …

Docker- a Tool to Build, run and Manage Containers

Did you know that Docker is not a “Thing”? It’s rather a collection of tools that enable users to build, run and manage containers. In this 5MoC episode, Robert Starmer explains what the pieces are and how they work together to provide the container service that has application developers so …

How PaaS Provides Value to Enterprise Users

The Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud service model has a lot of benefits for enterprise users. Some “legacy” enterprise apps will not fit this model, but surprisingly, a number can be transitioned to and managed from a PaaS. Moving forward, building applications on a PaaS, that abstract away much of the hardware …

What is OpenStack? How does it build an IaaS cloud?

OpenStack is a leader in open source cloud management systems (CMS) that, while it can be used to build PaaS and SaaS model clouds, was initially intended to provide IaaS cloud functionality. What is OpenStack and how does it provide an Infrastructure-as-a-Service? OpenStack is a collection of (primarily) python-based software …

The OpenStack Kolla Project - Deploy OpenStack in Docker Containers

How Docker Containers help with OpenStack – OpenStack in Containers – Kolla

One of the questions that often comes up is if you should use OpenStack to run Linux Containers, or if you should use Containers to run OpenStack. I think both are valid and interesting options, and to that end, I’ve been working with the OpenStack Kolla Project to get a …

Let’s figure out what a Computer in the Cloud actually is.

Did you know not all computers in the cloud are virtual? Learn about the changing world of the computer in cloud computing as Kumulus Technologies’ CTO, Robert Starmer, clarifies how baremetal, virtual servers and container technologies are changing how the cloud works. Click on the video above to watch! Need …

Why cloud computing as a business model is moving from disruption to staus quo.

Let’s face it. Unless you know about the US NIST Model, cloud computing is not only hard to define, its hard to understand. We’ve heard “The Cloud” described as ‘just a buzzword,’ the answer to all things IT, or ‘just someone else’s computer,’ all of which are wrong. In this …

OpenStack – After the Install – Monitor, Manage, Upgrade

The days of OpenStack being hard to install are over (mostly), and what has become the new challenge is keeping an OpenStack system healthy, running and up to date. In this episode of Five Minutes of Cloud, Kumulus Technologies’ CTO and founder, Robert Starmer discusses some of the concerns and …