Topic: coreos

Cloud Native Computing Foundation formed for native cloud app development

The Linux Foundation has unveiled a new organization dedicated to building and maintaining native cloud distributed systems. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation will focus on advancing the paradigm for modern distributed systems environments. “Today, cloud computing is a resource-intensive undertaking. It requires teams of experts who can integrate disparate technologies and then maintain all of … continue reading

DockerCon: CoreOS and Docker unveil the Open Container Project

CoreOS and Docker, along with a group of industry leaders, are determined to create common standards for software containers through the Open Container Project (OCP). The OCP, housed under the Linux Foundation, is designed to provide a standard container format that will allow developers to develop container-based solutions without having to worry about a fragmented … continue reading

CoreOS pushes for App Container standard

CoreOS is hoping a standard known as App Container (AppC) will provide a framework for a future where container-based deployment is a mainstay in the cloud. This hope was outlined today by Kelsey Hightower, product manager and developer advocate at CoreOS, at CoreOS Fest. Hightower said that AppC is expected to allow other entities to … continue reading

CoreOS shifts from operating system to datacenter operating system

CoreOS has made a name for itself as the small Linux that supports containers, driving server consolidation. Today, however, CoreOS expanded its offerings to include Tectonic, a package that combines CoreOS and Google’s Project Kubernetes to provide a data-center-wide cloud platform that can quickly and reliably scale applications. Alex Polvi, CEO of CoreOS, said, “When … continue reading

Rancher Labs builds Linux system for Docker

As Docker continues to gain popularity, more and more minimalist operating systems are emerging to run the platform in production and at scale. Rancher Labs recently announced a new open-source operating system designed explicitly for Docker. While Docker is able run on almost any Linux distribution, RancherOS was conceptualized out of the company’s own needs, … continue reading

DARPA’s brain interface, Android WebView beta channel, and CoreOS’ Docker runtime option proposal—SD Times news digest: Feb. 17, 2015

The U.S. Defense Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced it is developing a brain interface to inject images directly into the human visual cortex via a “cortical modem” chip implanted in the brain. DARPA announced the project at the Biology Is Technology conference this past week and subsequently in the transhumanist magazine Humanity Plus. DARPA Biological … continue reading

The container wars are heating up

2015 was expected to be the year Linux containers went mainstream, and not even a month into it the two largest independent companies working on containerization are making announcements at roughly the same time. Docker today announced the creation of three leadership roles for the Docker open-source project, and CoreOs announced the update of its … continue reading

Linux Foundation publishes open-source cloud guide

When the Linux Foundation first published its Guide to the Open Cloud in 2013, the pickings were slim and from a bygone era. Today, however, the Guide for 2015 is packed with information on the open-source projects that are quickly becoming part of the new model for cloud software stacks. The 2015 Guide states that … continue reading

Top 5 projects trending on GitHub this week

#1: Mermaid Mermaid is the whimsical name of a simple markdown-like script language for generating charts from text using JavaScript. Developed by Knut Sveidqvist, Mermaid simplifies documentation by rendering code as simple charts and graphs, styled in different shapes, nodes and classes. #2: Rocket is a new container runtime from CoreOS. Read all about Rocket … continue reading

SD Times Blog: CoreOS talks Rocket science

By now, you’ve heard about Rocket, CoreOS’ new container runtime for Linux. What you may not have gotten from the blog post is the depth to which this will change the container landscape if it becomes successful. Right now, Rocket is the only aspect of this stack that really exists, and it’s just the runtime. … continue reading

Microsoft announces Azure Marketplace, CoreOS support and Cloudera on Azure

Microsoft announced new features, services and partnerships for its Azure cloud platform at a press event today. The company unveiled a new Azure Marketplace of virtual machines, apps and services for customers to browse and purchase, and for ISVs and startups to help monetize their businesses. It also announced a partnership with Cloudera support for … continue reading

Companies to Watch in 2015

As technology platforms and paradigms shift, morph and ultimately change how we interact with our devices and workstations, gaps between old and new widen while innovative ideas have room to take root. To turn the light onto those emerging companies, SD Times is pleased to again present its Companies to Watch in 2015. These are … continue reading

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