Cloud

Getting good at it

5 steps to becoming a quality Docker contributor

Have you ever wanted to get involved with Docker but didn’t know how to approach it? Charles Vickery from Sourcegraph shares his tips on how to contribute effectively to Docker and their open source community. It’s all about the tools!

Giving users what they want, when they want it

Enhancing quality of experience for content-rich sites

When it comes to satisfying users of image rich web applications, the speed and quality of every single image matters. Parvez Ahammad looks at the ways machine-learning algorithms and cloud application delivery solutions can improve the quality of experience.

Container-ing

Google releases Kubernetes 1.0

Google has finally unleashed V1 of Kubernetes, their answer to a cluster manager for Docker. They’ve also used this opportunity to launch a new foundation to define the future of container-based computing.

Mastering AWS Development

AWS EC2 and IAM

The second part in our three-part series on cloud architecture with AWS, taken from Packt’s title on Mastering AWS Development: looking at AWS EC2 and IAM more closely, including functionality, instance types and pricing.

Interview with David Barnes

Innovation, creativity, openness: APIs are the key

In his keynote address at JAX 2015, “Innovate. Create. Take it to the Masses”, David Barnes of IBM presented the IBM Bluemix Platform: applications that can be created by developers in the cloud, without coming into contact with infrastructure.

Unboxing JS

T3 JavaScript Framework announced by Box

Box has announced their new, tried-and-tested JavaScript framework, T3. After overhauling and organising their own codebase, they’ve open-sourced their solution in a loosely coupled, model-less system for building large JavaScript applications.

Cloudy security for OpenStack?

Mirantis teams up with Cloud Foundry

Mirantis have joined Cloud Foundry but won’t be embarking on its own cloud distribution. Calling it a strategic move, Mirantis plans to remain the pure play OpenStack company and focus on integrating best-in-class outside technologies.

Cloudy forecast

Spring Cloud 1.0.0 now available

Maven Central is now home to Spring Cloud 1.0.0: a toolkit that allows developers to build some of the common patterns in distributed systems. We take a look at the new specs and what the community has contributed to the project.