Andi Mann Returns to @DevOpsSummit as Conference Chair
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Andi Mann returns to DevOps Summit
2015 as Conference Chair
The 4th International DevOps Summit will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at
the Javits Center in New York City.
"DevOps is set to be one of the most profound disruptions to hit IT in
decades," said Andi Mann. "It is a natural extension of cloud computing, and
I have seen both firsthand and in independent research the fantastic results
DevOps delivers. So I am excited to help the great team at Cloud Expo tell
the world how they can leverage this emerging disruptive trend."
Andi Mann, Vice President, Strategic Solutions, at CA Technologies, is an
accomplished digital business executive with extensive global expertise as a
strategist, technologist, innovator, marketer, communicator, and thought
leader. For over 25 ... (more)
OpenShift Commons Latest in Battle with Cloud Foundry
Red Hat made the interesting times in which we live a little more interesting
recently by announcing OpenShift Commons, "a place for companies using
OpenShift to accelerate its success and adoption. To do this we'll act as
resources for each other, share best practices and provide a forum for
peer-to-peer communication," according to an official statement.
A total of 38 companies have committed to being part of the OpenShift
Commons, including Cisco, Dell, and Docker. Others include Cloudera,
Hortonworks, Iron.io, New Relic, a... (more)
"Oh, dev is dev and ops is ops, and never the twain shall meet." With
apoloies to Rudyard Kipling and all of his fans, this describes the early
state of the two sides of DevOps.
Yet the DevOps approach is demanded by cloud computing, as the speed,
flexibility, and scalability in today's so-called "Third Platform" must not
be hindered by the traditional limitations of software development and
A recent report by Gartner, for example, says that 25% of Global 2000
companies will be DevOps shops by next year! "As we see more IT shops running
like software companies, we'l... (more)
The PC revolution has redefined the notion of a computer over the past four
decades. Now it might be time to redefine the notion of a collection of
computers, that is, to redefine the notion of a datacenter.
Datacenters are thought of as big places. Some of the more recent plants used
by mega-users like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook have acres of land
under roof, with many tens of thousands of individual systems and power
requirements that would support a small city.
Even your friendly local, on-site enterprise datacenter is likely to be a big
room with a big budget com... (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)