Category Archives: Cloud

Container comparison: Kubernetes vs. Docker Swarm vs. Amazon ECS

Are you torn between the major container orchestration tools out there? We compare Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, and Amazon ECS to see which one comes out on top. Container Orchestration: A Quick Introduction Primitive container technology has been around since the late 1970s but didn’t become prominent until Docker debuted in 2013. From that point, containers … Continue reading Container comparison: Kubernetes vs. Docker Swarm vs. Amazon ECS

Getting Started With Docker and commands – Part 1

ABOUT DOCKER Almost overnight, Docker has become the de facto standard that developers and system administrators use for packaging, deploying, and running distributed applications. It provides tools for simplifying DevOps by enabling developers to create templates called images that can be used to create lightweight virtual machines called containers, which include their applications and all … Continue reading Getting Started With Docker and commands – Part 1

Live Containers Migration Across Data Centers: AWS and Azure Integration

Jelastic smart orchestration allows to unify and aggregate various hardware sets from different data centers within the confines of a single Cloud Platform installation. Such DCs are presented in a form of separate environment regions, which can be chosen as a location for an environment while its creation. Such an approach enables to build complex … Continue reading Live Containers Migration Across Data Centers: AWS and Azure Integration

What are containers?

Containers encapsulate discrete components of application logic provisioned only with the minimal resources needed to do their job. Unlike virtual machines (VM), containers have no need for embedded operating systems (OS); calls are made for OS resources via an application programming interface (API). Containerisation is, in effect, OS-level virtualisation (as opposed to VMs, which run … Continue reading What are containers?

Hybrid Cloud: How to avoid implementation mistakes and re-examine your tools

Hybrid Cloud: How to avoid implementation mistakes and re-examine your tools Hybrid cloud storage has become increasingly popular, but there are some potentially costly errors businesses should look out for when they do a hybrid cloud implementation. Hybrid clouds can significantly reduce capital expenditures by shrinking the amount of on-premises storage hardware, software and infrastructure … Continue reading Hybrid Cloud: How to avoid implementation mistakes and re-examine your tools

What is a private cloud?

Private Cloud (internal cloud or corporate cloud) Private cloud is a type of cloud computing that delivers similar advantages to public cloud, including scalability and self-service, but through a proprietary architecture. Unlike public clouds, which deliver services to multiple organizations, a private cloud is dedicated to a single organization. As a result, private cloud is … Continue reading What is a private cloud?

What is a Hybrid Cloud?

Hybrid Cloud Hybrid cloud is a cloud computing environment which uses a mix of on-premises, private cloud and third-party, public cloud services with orchestration between the two platforms. By allowing workloads to move between private and public clouds as computing needs and costs change, hybrid cloud gives businesses greater flexibility and more data deployment options. For example, … Continue reading What is a Hybrid Cloud?