A handful of technology companies big and small have vowed to support and contribute to Kubernetes, Google’s open source technology for managing Docker containers. That’s a big boon for portability in cloud computing, and a good way for Google to show off its infrastructure edge.
SaltStack wants you to use its config tool to deploy cloud applications easily and Google wants more applications to run in its cloud. Hence a partnership is born.
Netflix open-sources Glisten to make it faster and easier for more customers to use Amazon Web Services’ Simple Workflow Service (SWF)
Just in time for Puppet Conf, configuration management rival Opscode rebrands Private Chef and Hosted Chef as Enterprise Chef and launches network configuration push.
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Puppet Enterprise 3.0 features a rewritten database to collect all that juicy data about your configurations and enable tightly controlled automated rollouts.
Puppet and Chef apparently are not enough in the devops world. Investors liked another configuration-management tool, SaltStack, enough to declare it the winner of the LaunchPad contest at our Structure conference on Thursday.
SaltStack is challenging popular devops tools Puppet and Chef with Python-based configuration management service. The company cites speed as an advantage, and that’s critical for scalability in the cloud age.