Tag : container management

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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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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ElasticSearch on EC2 Spot Instances: Improve Service and Reduce Costs!

ElasticSearch is a popular open source search server that is used for real-time distributed search and analysis of data. When using ElasticSearch for production systems, it should be deployed across multiple servers as a cluster, for the performance, resiliency, and scalability. However, if using public cloud to deploy ElasticSearch, multiple servers means significant additional costs….

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Managing Large Microservices-style Applications using Nirmata

In this post I will discuss a powerful new feature in Nirmata, called Application Dependencies. In Nirmata, an Application is composed of one or more services. A traditional application may have a few services, one for each tier, while a microservices-style applications may have dozens of services. Nirmata already has a rich application modeling capability…

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Benefits of using SaaS for managing cloud applications

Businesses need to innovate faster to stay ahead of the competition. Increasingly businesses are adopting cloud computing, containers, and microservices for rapid application delivery. While these latest cloud-native technologies can help them deliver faster, they also introduce new challenges. Cloud-native applications are complex, and have a lot of moving components that require end-to-end automation for…

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Using JFrog Artifactory and Nirmata to streamline continuous delivery of containerized applications

Continuous delivery is a software development approach whereby software is built so that it can be released to production at any time. In other words, with continuous delivery, software should be easily deployable, on demand, to any environment, at any time. Companies seeking software agility are increasingly adopting continuous delivery and building pipelines to seamlessly…

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eBook: Containerizing Traditional Applications

If you are in the IT industry then chances are obvious that you have heard of application container technology like Docker that provides standards-based image packaging and standards-based runtime management of the application components. Containers securely share the host Operating System (OS) and kernel, and hence are fast to deploy and make efficient use of…

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Nirmata accelerates ProSoft Technology’s journey to IoT microservices

As ProSoft Technology commenced work on its new IIoT machine management platform, the engineering team concluded that building it with a cloud-native microservices-style architecture, and using application containers, would offer the best flexibility for adding new services as their customers’ needs evolve. To help automate the deployment and management of application containers, ProSoft Technology selected Nirmata as…

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