Topic: containers

Google expands Project Tango dev kits, Mirantis and CoreOS partner up, and Django 3.2 is released—SD Times news digest: Aug. 6, 2015

Google is expanding the reach of its Project Tango Tablet Development Kits to more countries worldwide. Starting today the dev kits for the mobile computer vision platform are available in Canada and South Korea, and on Aug. 26 the kits will be available in Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the … continue reading

TechValidate surveys Red Hat Enterprise Linux developers

More than half of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) developers responding to a recent survey indicated they have no plans to develop Internet of Things applications this year. This was among the findings from an application development survey from TechValidate. The report surveyed 3,170 RHEL customers regarding operating systems, workloads, mobile development skills, containers, the … continue reading

Analyst Watch: Macro confusion about microservices

Bolstered by the near-meteoric rise of container technology, especially Docker, the term “microservices” is now being used to describe the type of software architecture anointed as the shiny new technology that will deliver software engineering to the Promised Land. The reality is that the principles of microservices go back to the ancient history of software … continue reading

MariaDB adds Chef, DevOps, Docker support in Enterprise Summer 2015 release

MariaDB has announced the Summer 2015 release of MariaDB Enterprise, adding support for Docker containers and new DevOps tooling capabilities centered around optimized MariaDB Enterprise server binaries, as well as a cookbook of recipes for Chef, the open-source IT automation and configuration-management framework. The latest enterprise product release of MariaDB’s open-source MySQL database fork offers … continue reading

From the Editors: Microservices and containers—the missing pieces of SOA

Remember that famous headline from a few years back: “SOA is Dead!” Well, reports of SOA’s death have been greatly exaggerated. SOA—the term that defined service-oriented architecture—is alive and well today as the underpinning for microservices and containers. Together, microservices and containers comprise the final piece of a mechanism that ties Agile development, Continuous Delivery … continue reading

Docker and the ‘coolification’ of containers

His first presentation may have ended inauspiciously with the moderator cutting him off mid-sentence at the five-minute mark, but the developers sitting in Solomon Hykes’ 2013 PyCon session knew that the founder of Docker, an open-source application container engine, had unveiled a tool that would bring revolutionary simplicity to deployment. They began texting their respective … continue reading

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: 4, the emoji programming language

Emojis are taking over. They’re already edging out text as the alpha dog of SMS messaging, and now members of the 4chan image board are aiming to supplant code with the tiny emoticons as well. According to FourMan, the mysterious developer behind 4, the programming language aims to be easy to use and made up … continue reading

Samsung’s FOVE VR headset, HypoPG for PostgreSQL, and big news from Red Hat Summit—SD Times news digest: June 25, 2015

FOVE has announced Samsung Ventures has invested in its virtual reality headset to help strengthen and advance its development. The news follows FOVE’s successful Kickstarter project, which raised more than US$450,000. “With this new investment and from our Kickstarter community, we will work diligently in making FOVE development possible on a larger scale,” said Yuka … continue reading

Docker announces commercial solutions, lays out next steps with Microsoft

To help businesses succeed in building and deploying Dockerized distributed applications, Docker has announced new monthly subscription-based commercial solutions that aim to provide users with flexibility and support. “Since its launch at DockerCon SF last June, Docker Hub has attracted hundreds of thousands of users and tens of thousands of organizations,” said Ben Golub, CEO … continue reading

Canonical’s Fan container networking, Mashape Analytics for APIs and microservices, and Erlang 18.0—SD Times news digest: June 24, 2015

Canonical has introduced the Fan, an overlay network system in Ubuntu for containers on Amazon Web Services and Google Compute Engine. The Fan is a free scalable address-expansion mechanism for both application-centric containers such as Docker or Rocket, or full-machine containers such as LXD, according to an announcement from Dustin Kirkland of Canonical’s Ubuntu product … continue reading

Eclipse Foundation announces Mars release train

The Eclipse Foundation has announced the release of Mars, the 10th annual coordinated release train of Eclipse projects. The Mars release train encompasses 79 open-source projects, 65 million lines of code, and the work of 380 Eclipse committers. It includes new support for Java 8 quick fixes in the Eclipse IDE, early support for Java … continue reading

Docker 1.7, and the Red Hat Container Developer Kit—SD Times news digest: June 23, 2015

Docker has announced major updates to Docker Engine, Compose, Swarm and Machine. “We’ve been working really hard with the community to improve the quality of our projects, and this release includes a bunch of things to help with that,” wrote Ben Firshman, director of product management at Docker, in a blog post. New features in … continue reading

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