Deployment and Orchestration of a Kubernetes Cluster With Auto-Scaling and Auto-Healing in a Hybrid Environment Using Cloudify
At Openstack Israel 2016, I participated in a presentation where we compared a few cloud orchestrators, among them Kubernetes and Cloudify. In short, I presented Kubernetes as a container-focused orchestrator, while Cloudify I presented as a more general orchestrator. The division isn’t exact. Kubernetes has a lot of integration with infrastructure. And Cloudify has been
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
Achieving Hybrid Cloud Without Compromising On The Least Common Denominator
Survey says, that hybrid cloud, what once was perceived as virtually mission impossible, is becoming pretty much mainstream. According to this survey, and this survey, some users are currently running on as many as 6 clouds simultaneously on average per organization, with an even split between private and public clouds, both for real
6 OpenStack & Docker Predictions for 2016
OpenStack? Docker? Choosing between other alternatives? Don’t get left behind, read our predictions for this year.
Application & Cloud Automation Meets IT Service Management, Guest Post
Originally posted at Zefflin.com Why Automate Application Lifecycle? One of the things we do at Zefflin is help IT organizations to automate the lifecycle of complex, N-tier applications. This means defining applications once (blueprinting), deploying and upgrading them automatically in heterogeneous hybrid cloud environments and auto-scaling up/down based upon demand.
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
OpenStack & Beyond Podcast – Episode 6 | OpenStack Predictions for 2016
Coming (almost) straight off the heels of our OpenStack Tokyo podcast, we bring you a fresh OpenStack & Beyond podcast all about the future of OpenStack, specifically in the next year. Our panel of three included experts each in a different discipline: an analyst, a product person, and a systems architect. This podcast started
Cloudify Does VMworld 2015 – Pure-Play VMware Orchestration
Ah, VMworld. A place for IT pros and thought leaders to come together and talk virtualization and cloud technology. This year, the name of the game is “Ready for Any,” showcasing the VMware ecosystem for fast and secure architectures and unified hybrid cloud that lets users “innovate like a startup and execute like an
A Live Example for Orchestrating Docker, NodeJS, and NFV on vCloud Air
In my previous post, I discussed how to achieve hybrid cloud in the real world for VMware and OpenStack – which was previously an involved undertaking and today, can be done fairly simply. In this post, I wanted to put my money where my mouth is – and actually show a live demo
Making Hybrid Cloud Simple and Real with vCloud Air, TOSCA and Cloudify
While hybrid cloud has been a mainstay discussion in the cloud world for quite some time now (note this post of mine on hybrid cloud from 2011, when CloudStack was still Cloud.com), the reality is that setting up hybrid cloud has proven a fairly complex process. Therefore we’ve seen only a few real