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Articles for the keywords: Joyent
28 Feb 2017 Tech Primer: Clarity On Containers [61099]
Data Center Knowledge, February 28th, 2017

"Container ecosystems from the likes of Google, Docker, CoreOS, and Joyent are easily one of the more intriguing IT innovations in the enterprise and cloud computing space today. In the past year, organizations across all major industries, from finance to e-commerce, took notice of containers as a cost efficient, portable, and convenient means to build an application. The prospects gave organizations an exciting new model to compare and contrast to virtualization.

But for all the hype, many organizations and IT professionals still struggle to understand both the technology itself and how to take advantage of its unique benefits - especially as Docker, the market leader, begins to expand the use cases for containers into the stateful architectural landscape that is common with enterprise applications. This technology primer aims to provide clarity on containers and arm you with everything you need to know to successfully leverage this technology..."
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05 May 2016 Joyent CTO Says Enterprises Supporting Cloud Apps to Avoid Disruption [52239]
eWeek, May 5th, 2016

"Q&A: Joyent CTO Bryan Cantrill says more enterprises understand that they need to innovate by supporting containers and cloud computing to avoid market disruption by competitors.

Bryan Cantrill is a busy man these days. The CTO at cloud infrastructure provider Joyent is a member of the Technical Steering Committee of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, formed last summer to promote the development and adoption of container technologies.

He also spends a lot of time on the road evangelizing containers and the rise of the developer in the cloud-native world. I caught up with Bryan following the Container Summit at Interop in Las Vegas..."
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10 Jun 2015 First Look: Joyent Triton Puts Cloud Computing On A Bare-Metal Diet [43350]
InfoWorld, June 10th, 2015

"It's been more than a year since Docker began taking over the mind of every devops team in the world with the seductive promise of a special mechanism for bundling software in a lightweight collection of only the essential files. The emphasis here is on "lightweight" and "essential" because this service is redefining how light "light" can be.

Now Joyent is one of the first companies to bring Docker to the cloud marketplace by offering a service called Triton, which lets users start up a Docker container instead of a VM. In the past, Joyent ran a heavier service that started up the Docker container inside of a separate virtual machine, but now the company has put together a mechanism that juggles the containers directly on the metal. Joyent suggests that the code will run faster (generally) and the overhead will be smaller (most of the time). It certainly shows how amazing Docker can be..."
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24 May 2015 Top Ten Articles for last few Issues [42696]
Vol 207 Issues 1 and 2; Vol 206 Issues 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5; Vol 205 Issue 4

We track how frequently each article is viewed on the web site to determine which the readers consider the most important. For last week, the top 10 articles were:

  • Bad Employee Handbook Policies Sure To Land You In Court
  • 5 Ways To Refresh Your Job Search
  • RAM For The Rich And Nerdy: 128Gb DDR4 Memory Kits
  • Self-Driving Trucks Are Going To Hit Us Like A Human-Driven Truck
  • 5 Need-To-Know Facts About Millennial Candidates
  • Is Linux Right For You?
  • How To Slow Down Adversaries With Offensive Countermeasures
  • Moving From Infrastructure Automation To True Devops
  • Posting To Social Media: Free Speech Vs Poor Choices
  • How To Respond To A Data Breach

The longer version of this article has list of top ten articles for the last 8 weeks.
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24 Mar 2015 Joyent's Docker Cloud Skips the VM Layer [41618]
Data Center Knowledge, March 24, 2015

"Docker containers, which over the past two years or so have been enjoying a lot of popularity in the world where IT operations intersect with application development, have had one disadvantage when deployed on traditional public cloud infrastructure: server virtualization.

Virtualization impedes performance of applications running in Docker containers, according to Bryan Cantrill, CTO of Joyent, a San Francisco-based cloud service provider. The company announced today a new Docker cloud architecture, which takes that virtualization layer out of the equation..."
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