Containers and Microservices at Cloud Expo New York
Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest
throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 16th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center
in New York, June 9-11, will find fresh new content in a new track called
PaaS | Containers & Microservices.
Cloud Expo New York Tracks Announced:
Enterprise Cloud Adoption Cloud & Mobility | Hot Topics PaaS | Containers &
Microservices Cloud APIs & Enterprise Security Big Data | Analytics Consumer
Internet of Things Enterprise Internet of Things IoT Developer | WebRTC
Summit DevOps Summit: "Dev" Developer Focus DevOps Summit: "Ops" Operations
Containers are not being considered for the first time by the cloud
community, but a current era of re-consideration has pushed them to the top
of the cloud agenda. ... (more)
The Open Compute Project is a collective effort by Facebook and a number of
players in the datacenter industry to bring lessons learned from the social
media giant's giant IT deployment to the rest of the world.
Datacenters account for 3% of global electricity consumption - about the same
as all of Switzerland or the Czech Republic -- according to people I met at
the recent Open Compute Summit in San Jose.
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being predicted with the growth of the Internet of Things (and The Coming Age
of Many Zettabytes) in th... (more)
"The Australian economy is facing a major transformation, moving from growth
led by investment in resources projects to broader-based drivers of activity
in non-resources sectors."
These words are taken from the Comprehensive Growth Strategy report presented
by the Australian government at the recent G20 meeting in Brisbane. I wonder
how seriously the government really takes them.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was widely criticized by his countrymen
for a pedestrian, locally focused welcoming speech he gave as the host of the
most powerful leaders in the world. Did he rea... (more)
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation recently identified four keys areas in
which to focus for the next 15 years: Health, Farming, Banking, and
Education. Bill himself holds forth on a regular basis about the challenges
facing many billions of people in the world, particularly in Africa, as well
as the opportunities to save lives and change lives.
He does not seem naïve about the enormity of the challenges, and does not
offer technology as a simple panacea to what ails the world. He also seems
committed to respecting national sovereignty in implementing programs,
difficult as t... (more)
The 16th Cloud Expo has added coverage containers and microservices to its
program for New York, to be held June 9-11 at the Jacob Javits Convention
Cloud Expo has long been the single, independent show where delegates and
technology vendors can meet to experience and discuss the entire world of the
cloud. This year will be no different.
Containers are an old concept that saw renewed life with the emergence of
Docker in 2013. Then late in 2014, CoreOS shook up the cloud-computing world
by announcing its own container strategy called Rocket. Meanwhile, enterprise
IT heav... (more)