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 …

KTOS-050 OpenStack Fundamentals [FULL]

John Starmer

Sorry- this Session is Full. Please select another session. Description This class provides an intensive, one-day introduction to understanding what OpenStack is and how it works.  This course is equally appropriate for application developers, IT operations mangers, project managers, business developers, or sales engineers who need to understand how OpenStack applies to business …

Containers – Part 3 – Container Benefits for the Enterprise

Enterprises are once again faced with a major shift in the application development technology landscape. And, once again, it appears that adopting this technology correctly is imperative for business success and growth. In the two previous installments in this series, we looked at two technologies that are at the core of the “new” …

Containers for Application Development- Part 2 – the Microservices Application Model

When last we left the container world, we had looked at the shifts that have brought the Container model to the front and center of every developers attention. But we have yet to look at where this fits into the Enterprise application development environment, and I believe we need to …