Tag : container

Selecting a Container Image Registry for Production Use

An image registry is a stateless, highly scalable server side application that stores and lets you distribute container images and therefore an absolute necessity to use containers. While getting started with a registry is fairly easy, you need to identify capabilities necessary to use a registry in production. After all, an image registry is a key…

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Service discovery and dynamic request routing with Nirmata

As microservices style architectures are becoming more common, new architectural patterns are emerging. Microservices style applications are highly distributed and dynamic, and a key architectural constraint for microservices applications is elasticity i.e. A microservice must be able to scale, up or down, independently of other services in the same application [1]. As a microservice scales…

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Using containers to transform traditional applications

Using Virtual Machines In the past, many companies have tried to deliver traditional applications by deploying them in VMs as a hosted offering. To achieve multi tenancy, they end up deploying separate instances of the application for each customer. They typically find that this approach works for a few customers but does not easily scale….

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Apps and APIs fuel the digital economy

Last week, at the “I Love APIs” conference hosted by Apigee, It was amazing to see companies finally embracing APIs and to learn about how they are monetizing APIs. Technology companies that have grown up in the digital age have long adopted “API first” strategy where API is the primary external interface; and other interfaces,…

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