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How We Created Cloudify as a Service for VMWare

Cloudify as a Service for vCloud Air Cloudify is the only open source orchestration platform that delivers native support for the VMware stack, including vSphere, vCloud (vCA, vCD) and VMware Integrated OpenStack. This week marks an important milestone as we introduced the vCloud® Air™ Blueprinting Service developed  jointly by VMware...

Cloudify Does VMworld 2015 - Pure-Play VMware Orchestration

Ah, VMworld. A place for IT pros and thought leaders to come together and talk virtualization and cloud technology. This year, the name of the game is “Ready for Any,” showcasing the VMware ecosystem for fast and secure architectures and unified hybrid cloud that lets users “innovate like a startup...

Creating a scalable blueprinting service using Cloudify

Recently I was asked to design a SaaS offering with a major partner that will feature TOSCA orchestration for applications. Cloudify version 3 was already out with significant features and design tenets that made it extremely easy to extend and embed; enabling it to be commonly used to application orchestration...

The OpenStack Interoperability Paradox and How to Bridge It

Last week I had the honor of moderating with my co-presenter, Sharone Zitzman, our fourth OpenStack & Beyond Podcast. This time the topic was -  Is OpenStack Really Ready for the Enterprise - with Lauren Nelson, a senior analyst from Forrester Research and Kristian Köhntopp, a veteran cloud architect from...

Cloudify Meets Kubernetes - Container Management & Orchestration on Bare Metal

Cloudify lives at the extreme end of the "unopinionated" spectrum of application orchestration tools. Kubernetes (http://www.kubernetes.io), on the other hand, is a container orchestration system that is very opinionated. For those committed to a container based deployment architecture, it's a great choice, especially for supporting microservices, a good reference on...

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