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Checklist for Selecting an Enterprise-Grade Container Management Solution

Managing application containers is poised to become the most important enterprise business practice. The trend towards microservices-based containerized applications, is set to replace Virtual Machine-based workloads over the next decade. Given all the tools for infrastructure management and application management and the IT processes wrapped around VM management, there is little dispute that, depending on…

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Deploying and Managing Sonatype Nexus 3.0 Repository Manager using Nirmata

  Nexus Repository Manager is a free, open source repository for storing and managing code artifacts in various formats including Docker container images. It is easy to use and has extensive capabilities such as access control, caching etc that are necessary for any DevOps toolchain. Often when our customers start using containers, they need to…

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Deploying Microservices with Spring Cloud Netflix on Nirmata (Part 2)

This is a republished post from the original work by Deen Aariff. Welcome back to this series of tutorials about how to deploy the Pet-Clinic Application on Nirmata! In Part 1, we managed to get the Pet-Clinic application running on our local machines. After that, we created a repository for each of our Docker Containers…

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Deploying Microservices with Spring Cloud Netflix on Nirmata (Part 1)

This is a republished post from the original work by Deen Aariff.   As a student of computer science, I love to work on small projects as a way of introducing myself to new technologies. Microservices, a trend with serious momentum in the software industry was a foreign topic to me, and I wanted a project that…

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How Microservices Drive Increased Customer Engagement

A microservices-style architecture breaks down an application from a single monolithic structure into smaller independent services. Each service handles a particular business function and can be deployed separately from the others. They’re connected via application programming interfaces (API). This structure allows developers to achieve outcomes that would be difficult or impossible with other types of…

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Microservices: Benefits and Challenges

Microservices architecture has become a common approach for enterprises to achieve agility and continuous delivery of applications to meet the growing demand of their users, as well as to gain a competitive advantage. Microservices are small, light, modular software programs, designed to fulfill one or a few purposes. They may be deployed independently, in small…

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Comparing Container Image Registries- DockerHub, Amazon EC2, and JFrog Artifactory

Choosing the right image registry that meets all your production requirements is critical to the success of any application development cycle. Any issues with your registry, and the entire development cycle gets disrupted! There are several open source and commercial options available for a container registry. In this post, I will provide a quick overview…

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Manage Containers in Under 5 Minutes!

Containerization — container-based virtualization and application containerization — dramatically increases the speed and efficiency of deploying and running cloud applications. But the delivery and management of cloud applications can be time-consuming and is sometimes tricky; both variables reduce the appeal of containerization. As a SaaS, Nirmata does the undifferentiated heavy lifting for you. Nirmata empowers…

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PaaS or Container Services: Which One Is Right for You?

For many years, Platform as a Service (PaaS) has been the model of choice for developers in the world of cloud computing. But container services are starting to gain more currency in the world of coding. While the two have coexisted for some time, experts are starting to see a shift toward container services as…

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Whitepaper: Optimizing Continuous Delivery of Software using Containers

In the past, implementing a continuous delivery (CD) workflow was a mark of innovation and efficiency for businesses – The DevOps revolution had been embraced, and digital transformation was at the forefront. But times have changed. Continuous delivery is no longer cutting-edge. It’s a must have for businesses seeking to stay competitive by keeping applications…

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