By Software Defined Talk LLC on Nov 15, 2018 04:00 pm
Hybrid cloud and kubernetes with Cisco, and the latest beard analysis from the OpenStack community, and some spontaneous ERP and ethics of Facebook meandering - all this week in our power episode!
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Cisco Introduces First Hybrid Kubernetes Platform Support For Amazon EKS
- “The Cisco Hybrid Solution for Kubernetes on AWS enables configuration of the Kubernetes-based Cisco Container Platform optimized for ease of deploying applications on Kubernetes across either Cisco-based on-premises infrastructure or the Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS).”
- I’m pretty sure this means Active Directory now works with k8s:
- The style, diction, and tone of this piece is some classic power-marketing, e.g., “first,” “only,” “Enterprises have been forced to make a tradeoff in these choices that they would rather avoid.” Also, notice the “I HAVE BEEN TELLING YOU THIS” side-notes here and there.
- Cisco’s site on it, and press release.
- Developer value-propin’, from the Cisco PR quote: “Now, developers can use existing investments to build new cloud-scale applications that fuel business innovation.” And, elsewhere: “Public clouds provide developers with platforms for rapidly developing and deploying applications, yet most enterprises have their own data centers that house important workloads. That’s why hybrid cloud is a requirement for most enterprises.”
- Well, at least their straight-up on pricing: “Pricing for software-only subscriptions will start at approximately $65,000 per year for a typical entry-level configuration. On AWS, customers pay $0.20 per hour for each Amazon EKS cluster that they create in addition to the AWS resources (e.g. Amazon EC2 instances or Amazon Elastic Block Store volumes) they create to run Kubernetes worker nodes.”
SAP snaps up Qualtrics for $8B days before its expected IPO, will keep Seattle office: “Qualtrics offers software-as-a-service that companies use to measure and manage their reputations with current and prospective customers as well as a similar service for internal use managing employees.”
Report: Vista Equity Partners poised to pay $1.9 billion in private-equity deal for Apptio
Report: Amazon picks New York and Northern Virginia for HQ2
Google went down after traffic was routed through China and Russia
Amazon Announces New York and Virginia as HQ2 Picks
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Amazon’s imminent arrival in Queens
OpenStack Expands With New Projects, Canonical’s CEO Is Not Thrilled
Red Hat Squeezes OpenStack, OpenShift Closer Together
OpenStack expands focus beyond the IaaS cloud
- The Foundation keeps on the plan of expanding its portfolio.
Red Hat blends Kubernetes into Red Hat OpenStack Platform 14
Coder: $4.5M Series Seed Announcement – Coder – Medium
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Conferences, et. al.
- Nov 20th, London: Dell Tech Forum UK - Coté speaking with the pro-Pivotal knob on 11.
- Dec 6th, Warsaw - Meetup in Warsaw, Coté talking about enterprise architects, 3rd round,
- Dec 8th, Lublin Poland - J-Santa.
- Dec 12th and 13th, Toronto - SpringTour Toronto, Coté MC’ing doing open spaces. He won’t be at the Paris one, Dec 4th and 5th which is stupid planning on his part.
- 2019, a city near you: The 2019 SpringTours are posted. Coté will be speaking at many of these, hopefully all the ones in EMEA. They’re free and all about programming and DevOps things. Free lunch and stickers!
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