Unikernels - are they just a new kind of Linux Container?

Are they really just Containers v2.0?

Unikernels – will they be the next hype thing after Containers or are they “just” Containers v2.0? How do they compare to Containers, Bare Metal or Serverless compute models? Kumulus Tech CTO, Robert Starmer, breaks down how they are like, yet differ from, Linux Containers and where their value proposition …

PacketPushers: Datanauts Podcast 060: Running OpenStack in Containers

Robert Starmer talks with Datanauts host Drew Conry-Murray about the general whys and hows of operating OpenStack in Containers. They then explore the relationship between OpenStack and Kubernetes, and how stateful services like storage and databases might function. Finally, they discuss the Kolla project which leverages Ansible and Docker to …

Saying Goodbye to OpenStack

Containers have won, throw up your hands and just admit it. But let’s first consider that OpenStack had a good run. Six years… it’s been just a bit over six years since NASA’s Nebula Cloud “science project” morphed into the open source OpenStack and set its sights on world domination. …

OpenStack Kubernetes IaaS is this a Cloud Computing management system whose time has come?

SF Bay OpenStack Meetup – OpenStack on Kubernetes?

This two-part session at the SFBay OpenStack Meetup looks at the idea of an Openstack Kubernetes IaaS. OpenStack was designed as a virtual server-focused IaaS platform. Kubernetes is the Google-invented, open source Container management platform. The meetup starts with a brief discussion by John Starmer, Kumulus Tech’s Director of Education, …

OpenStack Seattle – HPE Keynote – Containers and OpenStack

HPE’s Lisa-Marie Namphy discusses the impact of Container technology on OpenStack with our CTO, Robert Starmer, during the 2016 OpenStack Days Seattle event. Lisa provided a prequel with her HPE Community blog post and generated a lot of community and customer input and questions that Lisa used to drive the …

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 …

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 …