Introducing the Cloudify Kubernetes Multi-Cloud Provider
In my previous blog post about the Kubernetes Plugin for Cloudify, I broke down the reasoning behind the need to orchestrate Kubernetes – the main reason being the need to orchestrate across diverse workloads. It’s no easy feat to get multiple Kubernetes clusters on different public and private clouds to talk with each other in
Edge computing workloads: VMs, containers, or bare metal?
This article originally appeared in Enterprise IOT Insights on October 11, 2017. We live in an era of connected and smart devices. With their proliferation, the growth of data has mushroomed to new heights. This data reaches all the way from the end user to your cloud or on-site data center for processing, storage, and
Orchestrating A Kubernetes Managed Virtual Network Function With Cloudify
This post explores the process of containerizing Quagga and deploying it using Kubernetes.
Support for FCO in Cloudify
This article was originally published on the DICE blog. Matej and Tadej Borovšak work at XLAB. The article is being re-published with the consent of the authors. Cloudify is an important component of the DICE deployment tool. It enables that the users can describe their applications in a human-readable text format YAML, using a TOSCA
Cloudify 3.4 Has Dropped – Orchestrate All Clouds!
Team Cloudify is very excited to announce the Cloudify 3.4 GA release! This was definitely the most packed release of Cloudify ever and brings with it some major improvements, all of which culminates in support for hybrid environments, with any stack, and on any workload, and covering more than 90% of infrastructures and workloads
Scaling Kubernetes Microservices on OpenStack With TOSCA Orchestration Pt I of II
In a previous post, I converted a Fabric-based plugin implementation to an Openstack agent-based implementation. In this episode, I finally reached one of the key goals of this long running effort; to automate scaling on Kubernetes using Cloudify native means. The path to this goal leads through some of the more exotic parts of
Come Get Some Cloudify 3.3
Cloudify 3.3 has landed! We’re really excited about this new release because we have reached down deep to make Cloudify more ready than ever before for production. We are also seeing Cloudify’s usage taking off in use cases related to NFV, hybrid workloads, and containers and we wanted to fill you in on
Musings from the OpenStack Tokyo Summit
Well, folks, another OpenStack Summit is behind us. That means we will have to wait until 2016 for the next one, which is slated to take place in Austin, TX at the end of April. With an amazing turnout of more than 6,000 attendees from around the world, OpenStack Tokyo was a real
The OpenStack Interoperability Paradox and How to Bridge It
Last week I had the honor of moderating with my co-presenter, Sharone Zitzman, our fourth OpenStack & Beyond Podcast. This time the topic was – Is OpenStack Really Ready for the Enterprise – with Lauren Nelson, a senior analyst from Forrester Research and Kristian Köhntopp, a veteran cloud architect from hosting company SysEleven. The
Cloudify Meets Kubernetes – Container Management & Orchestration on Bare Metal
Cloudify lives at the extreme end of the “unopinionated” spectrum of application orchestration tools. Kubernetes (http://www.kubernetes.io), on the other hand, is a container orchestration system that is very opinionated. For those committed to a container based deployment architecture, it’s a great choice, especially for supporting microservices, a good reference on this can be found