Tag : Containers

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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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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Change Management for Containerized Applications

  Change Management is an IT Service Management (ITSM) process for managing updates to business critical systems. With containerized applications it’s now possible to enable fully automated continuous delivery pipelines. So, how does change management fit in? Let’s take a look at what happens to change management in a container-native world. Is Change Management needed? The…

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Nirmata is now an AWS Technology Partner!

We are extremely excited to announce that Nirmata is now an AWS Partner Network (APN)  Technology Partner! AWS has an extensive program for technology partners and we are excited about the visibility, training and other benefits that AWS partners get. Over the last couple years, our team has worked with several customers in their cloud…

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Using Amazon ECR with Nirmata to deploy containerized applications on any cloud

Immutable images are a key benefit of containerizing applications, and a building block for container-native delivery pipelines. An image registry is required to deploy containerized applications. Several options have emerged for an enterprise grade image registry. Users now have a choice to use a public image registry such as Docker Hub or a private image…

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AWS re:Invent 2016: Cloud Application Delivery and Management – Simplified
AWS re:Invent 2016: Cloud Application Delivery and Management – Simplified

  At Nirmata we are super excited to sponsor at the largest cloud event of the year – AWS re:Invent 2016! This year we will showcase new cloud-native application management features and share customer stories. Containers and microservices are enabling business agility and accelerating digital transformation. If you are in Las Vegas for the event,…

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Access Controls for Containerized Applications

“KEEP OUT” (CC BY-ND 2.0) by lux.musica.khaos Are access controls necessary for containerized applications? And where does access control fit in with continuous delivery and fully automated continuous delivery pipelines? In this post, I will answer these questions and describe Nirmata’s approach to managing access controls for application containers. Are access controls still necessary? Access Control is used…

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Nirmata is a “Vendor to Watch” according to EMA
Nirmata is a “Vendor to Watch” according to EMA

Containers and microservices are changing how applications are developed, deployed and managed. This technological shift is impacting companies of all sizes as they seek business agility by adopting cloud and delivering cloud native applications. Generational shifts such as this one are transformational, but also create new challenges and require purpose built solutions. At Nirmata, we…

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