Tag : Containers

Key Considerations for Adopting Container Management Solutions
Key Considerations for Adopting Container Management Solutions

Containers: A New Way of Managing Applications in the Cloud Containers have gained a lot of ground with digital enterprises, no doubt. According to a recent report, containers have become key enablers as organizations adopt continuous delivery as part of their digital transformation.  Early adopters who went through the learning cycle are now looking to ‘operationalize’…

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Deploying application containers using Azure Resource Manager and Nirmata

A core philosophy at Nirmata has been to integrate with cloud providers without hiding the value provided by the infrastructure-as-a-service layer. For example, on AWS we integrate with constructs like auto scaling groups, spot fleet requests and launch configurations. This approach provides significant flexibility in configuring the underlying resources to deploy applications. When exploring integration…

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Create and deploy Spring-based Java application in containers using Docker

Application containers have gained tremendous popularity and their benefits for stateless microservices-style applications are well understood. However, vast majority of applications currently developed and managed by enterprise IT teams are traditional, multi-tier and stateful applications. There is a common misconception that traditional applications cannot benefit from containerization and it is difficult to containerize them. In…

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Making Multi-Cloud Docker Container Management for vRealize Automation Easy!

Easily deploy and manage containerized applications with vRealize Automation, on any cloud!   The 2016 State of DevOps report showed that businesses adopting new ways of deploying and operating IT services are able to significantly outperform their competitors. Using data from 4,800 IT professionals surveyed, the study showed that the highest-performing IT organizations can deploy applications…

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Managing Mesos clusters using Nirmata

As enterprises adopt containers and microservices, their motivations for adopting these technologies vary depending on their current operational challenges as well as their future goals. For example, some enterprises may be seeking agility and increase frequency of deployments by adopting microservices architecture, while other organizations may be interested in saving costs by increasing utilization of…

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Adaptive Application Management

Cloud-native applications are optimized to leverage cloud-computing rather than traditional data centers. Businesses who can efficiently build, deliver, and operate cloud-native applications, will be able to innovate faster than their competitors and win. Here, I would like to briefly describe how Nirmata’s adaptive application management helps deliver and operate cloud-native applications. ODCA Cloud Application Maturity…

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Container Services: hello from the outside!

Container Services are changing how applications are deployed and managed. But what exactly are they and how do they compare with other ways of delivering platforms? Inner vs Outer Services Gary Olliffe, a research director at Gartner, published an insightful post titled “Microservices : Building Services with the Guts on the Outside”  that nails how…

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Deploying application containers on bare metal Cisco UCS

Today, containers are mostly deployed on VMs or cloud instances and there is a “VM tax” incurred due to the overhead of running the hypervisor and the guest OS. As container adoption grows, solutions mature, and DevOps teams get more comfortable with deploying and managing containers it is inevitable that containers on bare metal will…

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Managing Microservices on Cisco Metapod with Nirmata

Over the last few years, OpenStack has become a popular choice for private clouds. However, OpenStack is complex to deploy and manage for production applications. Large enterprises may have the time and resources to deploy and operate OpenStack on their own, but small and mid-sized enterprise are increasingly adopting OpenStack as a managed service. Cisco…

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Flexible deployment of Liferay using Docker and Nirmata Container Services

Liferay Portal is a popular open source enterprise web platform for content management and collaboration. Besides all the enterprise class features, what makes Liferay so popular is the various deployment options and integrations. From an architectural standpoint, Liferay is a traditional, often referred to as a monolith, application but actual deployments can become quite complex…

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