Containers

An amassment of storage predictions and announcements

We have four sets of predictions for 2019, followed by 11 brief news items, two customer notes and a CEO promotion at Datto.

IBM makes Spectrum Scale play nicely with software containers

IBM has announced Spectrum Scale file system support for containers. The release means that companies building containerised IT environments can use their existing Spectrum Scale storage systems...

Iguazio builds Google-like Outpost for IoT retail edge

Unlike Amazon's Outpost and Azure Stack,  Google has no public cloud on-premises presence. Iguazio says it can provide one for Google customers. The Israeli...

Contain yourselves; Kubernetes will defeat public cloud lock-in

Interview Object storage supplier Cloudian tells us IBM’s $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat  is evidence of a sea change in what 'cloud' means. The most effective...

Hurrah! Single container orchestrator plugin interface for storage

Storage suppliers wanting to provide storage to containers can heave a sigh of relief; the Container Storage Interface (CSI) v1.0.0 has been released and is available on...

SNIA open-sources CDMI cloud storage standard

The  Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) this week open-sourced the Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI) v2.0 standard, with the aim of encouraging the wider storage community to...

Sysdig be Nimble, Sysdig be quick…raids HPE for staff hires

Sixteen employee have left the HPE Nimble organisation in just four months, we can reveal. Thirteen have jumped ship to Sysdig, a well-funded container...

NetApp acqui-hires Kubernetes shop StackPointCloud

NetApp has bought StackPointCloud, a Kubernetes-as-a-Service provider, gaining instant Kubernetes creds and enhancing its multi-cloud capabilities.   StackPoint was founded in 2014 and is based...

Three startups get cash in their held-out hands

Coincidence? We think not. Sysdig, a container software intelligence startup, followed up its new CEO hire with a $68.5m D-round of funding, taking total cash raised to...
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HTBASE delivers a containerised, multi-cloud jukebox

Canadian startup HTBASE has announced a hybrid and multi-cloud container deployment and migration offering called JUKE, saying containerised applications can be moved between micro-services environments on-premises and...