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BOSH Turns Five!

By April 11, 2017

It is no fun to write complex open source that no one can deploy on Day 1 — nor continue to live with on Day 2. BOSH has been helping solve this for five years! Five years ago, the incredible lifecycle orchestration platform called BOSH was open sourced by VMWare. It changed the game for … Continue reading “BOSH Turns Five!”

Enterprise-Ready Container Management Is Here

By March 24, 2017

Pivotal and Google team up to bring Kubernetes expertise to the Cloud Foundry Platform Last year, we released a container report which details how containers are helpful in switching to cloud native architectures. This means enterprises are not only adopting containers as a way to deploy applications, but looking for robust solutions to help them … Continue reading “Enterprise-Ready Container Management Is Here”

Routing Performance

By December 8, 2016

Introduction The Cloud Foundry Routing subsystem handles and forwards all incoming requests to platform system components and applications. As such, the latency and throughput of the routing components has significant impact on the performance of your applications. Seemingly harmless code changes to these components could lead to unexpected performance regressions. A recent performance degradation in … Continue reading “Routing Performance”

The Future of Network Security in Cloud Foundry

By November 30, 2016

(This post assumes you’ve read the introductory blog post.) Introduction While Cloud Foundry is the world’s premier developer platform, we have heard from customers how we can give them even better control and security, and help them integrate Cloud Foundry into their current and new environments. In this post, we’ll talk about some common pain … Continue reading “The Future of Network Security in Cloud Foundry”

Meet the New Container Networking Stack for Cloud Foundry

By November 18, 2016

Introduction A few months ago, we shared a vision for container networking for Cloud Foundry. Today, we are excited to introduce you to netman-release – the new, pluggable container networking stack for Cloud Foundry. As stated in the vision, the main problems that the container networking effort aims to solve are: Security policies within Cloud Foundry are provided … Continue reading “Meet the New Container Networking Stack for Cloud Foundry”

Cloud Foundry Diego Approaching 250,000 Containers in a Single Cluster, And What That Means For the Enterprise

By September 19, 2016

Interest in containers reached a broad audience nearly two years ago. My, how time flies! Since then, adoption has been, well, up and to the left. Today, Cloud Foundry is announcing it’s retiring its legacy DEA backend in favor of Diego, which is rapidly approaching the scale of 250,000 containers in a single cluster. Why … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry Diego Approaching 250,000 Containers in a Single Cluster, And What That Means For the Enterprise”