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Marco Meinardi
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A goal without a plan is just a dream
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Insights from Kubecon EU 2016: Kubernetes vs. reality
Last week in London, the distributed systems community got together at KubeCon EU to talk containers orchestration and Kubernetes . I was there too and I would like to share with you some insights from this exciting new world. (Sorry for recycling the pictu...

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The era of applications: microservices and containers in the cloud
It’s finally time to turn the page. We’re now right into the era of applications . They now are dictating how the rest of the world of IT should behave. Infrastructure has no longer the spotlight but it’s taking the passenger’s seat and merely delivering wh...

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I thought I’d label 2015 as the year of the surrendering to the cloud. And by this I do not mean that mass adoption that every software vendor was waiting for, but surrendering to (1) the fact that cloud is now pervasive and it is no longer up for a debate and (2) to the dominance of Amazon Web Services.

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The 3 reasons why Docker got it right
Containers have been around for a while . But why they finally got their well deserved popularity only with the rise of Docker ? Was it just a matter of market maturity , or something else? Having worked at Joyent , I had the luck of being in the container ...

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If cloud can't wait, will you?
A few days ago I have participated as a panelist in the webinar titled “ Cloud Can’t Wait ” alongside Michael Coté ( @cote ), analyst at 451 Research , Jared Stauffer ( @jaredstauffer ), CEO at Brinkster and Jim Foley, SVP Market Development at Flexiant . ...

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Why developers won’t go straight to the source
I’m so excited. On last Wednesday Flexiant has announced the acquisition of the Tapp technology platform and business. I met the guys behind it quite a while ago and I have never refrained from remarking how great their technology is ( see here ). I recogni...

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My thoughts on the Inktank acquisition
Following the news today regarding the acquisition of Inktank by Red Hat, lots of people - me included - started to wonder how would this potentially conflict with the Gluster acquisition completed by Red Hat itself nearly two years ago. Twitter has been ho...

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Big day of +Flexiant today. Our #cloud orchestrator software hits version 4 and opens to #Chef, #Ceph and #OpenStack 

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Who's the clever one? The cloud or the application?
During my experience at Structure:Europe I have engaged in a discussion regarding whether the "workload" should "care" about the cloud or not. It is a great topic to debate on and I decided to write a few more thoughts here below. But let me recall the conv...
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