The Rise of Apache Mesos: Cluster All The Things!!

    The Apache Mesos cluster manager emerged from work out of Twitter and UC Berkeley around 2009. Over the last six years the Mesos project has kept a relatively low profile among mainstream technology p...

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    Microservice Deployment Infrastructure Components: London Microservice User Group July Meetup

    I attended the London Microservice User Group (LMSUG) July meetup last week, which focused on deployment infrastructure for microservice-based systems, and there was some great presentations. A lot of...

    Open Containers, Mesosphere’s DCOS and Yaks: Enabling Innovation in the Layers that Matter

    The Docker blog has stated that the Open Container Project (OCP) will enable the container ecosystem to ‘focus on innovation at the layers that matter’. We agree, and we also think the same is true of...

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    #DCOSWeek

    This week is DCOS week! We will be releasing content every day this week about Mesosphere's DCOS and things related to it and its adoption. We will be using the hashtag, #DCOSWeek.

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    The Seven Deadly Sins of Microservices: Redux

    Quite a few of our clients are looking at microservices, and a popular question we often get asked is "what's the biggest mistake you see with microservices?". We've seen plenty of good things with th...

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    How Protocol Buffers are Used in Mesos Framework Development

    In this blog I will discuss the role of protocol buffers in Mesos framework development. Protocol buffers are used extensively for messaging and serialization inside Mesos and when developing Mesos fr...

    Proximate Goals

    Ironic Goals We often meet customers, and partners, who have amazingly lofty ambitions. They would, for example, like to become the ‘Google of the Finance Sector’ or the ‘Netflix of the Netherlands’. ...

    Docker announces first plugins - Weave and Flocker

    Only few would argue that Docker is not responsible for the drastic change that is happening now in the way we build, deploy and maintain our software. Popularized by Docker, containers allow us to re...

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    Secret Sprawl & the Challenges of Modern Enterprise Security

    Here is the fourth blog of #securityweek. This time it's from Hashicorp's Kevin Fishner. Enjoy!