SDxCentral Weekly Wrap for Feb. 15, 2019: Google's plan will include geographic and workforce expansion. Kubernetes, Docker, and containerd impacted by the runC runtime bug. Mirantis' multi-year AT&T deal is for eight-figures.
Mirantis scored an eight-figure, multi-year deal to provide the carrier with core infrastructure software that has Kubernetes running on bare metal on-premises.
The Stackalytics numbers show that Google was the source of nearly 53 percent of all code commits, which was seven-times more than the second largest contributor, Red Hat.
The company admits that Kubernetes might not be the answer for managing edge deployments. But it says it's important to get an open source option out now ahead of 5G deployments.
The open source private cloud platform allows users to change their infrastructure to best suit individual workloads.
Mirantis looks to the space where applications people and infrastructure people intersect.
The new platform allows the company to get into the application space and diversify operations away from the increasingly competitive infrastructure space around OpenStack and Kubernetes.
The Indian mobile operator is building a software-defined network (SDN) from scratch using Cisco, Samsung, and other vendors, along with cherry-picked open source code.
Can he move the company beyond private cloud?
The company’s virtualization effort is Project Ocean.
Stability for the next Kubernetes version is expected with future releases.
Mirantis says it's further proof "the world is moving to a turnkey, as-a-service model."
Mirantis will update the software weekly to reduce downtime.
OpenStack is not dead, but 'containers are sexy.'
When OVS won't do, customers are turning to Contrail, Mirantis says.