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Why a Customer-first Attitude Drives Successful App Modernization Efforts

In “Contain Yourself: An Incremental Adoption of Modernization,” Petr Novodvorskiy and Dan Jones share some chapters from Skytap’s own app modernization story, specifically those around how we successfully broke up several monolithic services into microservices using Docker and Kubernetes. Petr and Dan presented this session at CoreOS Fest 2017 in San Francisco. When we hear
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What’s Running inside Your Containers? How about Now?

“You may get a new physical server once a month, you may get a new VM once every ten, fifteen, or 20 minutes. You may get a new container once every ten seconds.” -Kenaz Kwa, Puppet It didn’t take long during our conversation with Puppet’s Kenaz Kwa and Tyler Pace to understand the challenge of

Skytap to Detail App Modernization Success at CoreOS Fest

CoreOS Fest 2017 is right around the corner, and Skytap has been invited to present alongside some of today’s biggest names in software. While speakers from the likes of Google, Kubernetes, Concur, Adobe, and others will dive deep into what CoreOS describes as “the technology that will drive app dev and delivery for the next
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Application Modernization in Full Swing at ADP [podcast]

DockerCon17 featured a number of container adoption success stories, and we got the opportunity to sit down with one of Docker’s biggest customers, ADP, to learn more about how containers fit into their application modernization journey. ADP Chief Strategic Architect, Jim Ford, presented a session titled, “One year and 1000+ Containers Later at ADP” where

Despite Tales of Massive Container Adoption, DockerCon Left Questions Unanswered

“There is widespread confusion about virtual machines versus containers, as well as what containers can realistically do for legacy applications…” – Yaron Haviv, Founder & CTO, iguazio Systems Ltd. Yaron Haviv sat down for an interview with the Cube/Silicon Angle at DockerCon 2017, and in that chat, Yeron spoke candidly about what is on a

Container Management and Enterprise Adoption Go Big at DockerCon17

Skytap is headed to DockerCon in Austin, Texas next week, and we wanted to share some of the places where you can check out Skytap’s powerful new container management offering, how you can register for our “Docker, DevOps, and Reality” panel and cocktail party, and some of the week’s incredible sessions that we’re most looking
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How Containerization Breathes New Life into Old Apps

As the pace increases at which business demands that software be consistently delivered, many organizations find themselves with a growing problem. Newer applications, like those written for the cloud, are often able to be delivered and updated at a faster pace than older, monolithic applications that were designed to be run on older architectures and

Skytap Featured in LogiGear’s “Testing in the World of DevOps”

Skytap was recently invited to share our thoughts around application modernization in the latest issue of LogiGear’s excellent quarterly magazine. Senior director of product management, Sumit Mehrotra, stepped up to the plate to explain Skytap’s position on cloud-based environments, containerization and more. After checking out this abridged version of Sumit’s interview, we encourage you to head

Skytap Driver Now Available for Docker Machine

We are thrilled to announce the technical preview of a Docker Machine driver built specifically for Skytap. Docker Machine is an essential part of the Docker Toolbox. It is used to remotely provision and manage Docker hosts. Utilizing a driver model, Docker Machine can be used with a number of different local virtual providers such

Now Available: Secure and Scalable Docker Development

As more organizations look to containerization for gains in software consistency and efficiency—questions around security often pop up. In the webinar below, we show how combining Twistlock and Skytap provide security and scalability in Docker development environments in particular. After a brief explanation of Skytap and Twistlock technologies, this presentation contains a demo that shows

Evaluating Application Modernization Solutions: Part III (Conclusion)

In this final chapter of our three-part series, Sumit Mehrotra shows how Skytap provides the configuration, consistency, collaboration, and control necessary for application modernization initiatives—including microservices and containerization. Learn how this 4Cs framework can help you modernize your complete product lifecycle to ensure that quality code and speed are consistently delivered with each release. Make sure

Kubernetes Template and Walkthrough on Skytap

Skytap recently announced the availability of a ready-to-deploy Kubernetes Cluster template in the Skytap public template library. This template is pre-configured to deploy a Kubernetes Cluster consisting of a Kubernetes master node and two Kubernetes slave nodes. The template is also pre-configured to deploy an example Kubernetes application onto the cluster nodes. Kubernetes Kubernetes is

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