Service discovery and load balancing with Hashicorp’s Nomad

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In our last post, navigating the Kubernetes/Mesos/Docker Swarm Jungle, we discussed a young contender, Nomad. This week we’re diving into Nomad in more detail. As with most things from Hashicorp, it’s based on the latest research and the APIs are very well-designed. There is still some assembly required, and load balancing is one of...

A Handy Guide to the Mesos-Kubernetes-Swarm Jungle

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How to choose the best container orchestrator for you

Like Marc Andreesen said, “Software is eating the world” so now all companies regardless of their age, size, or industry are transitioning into software companies.

As these company’s software organizations mature, they will need to change the way they think about their Software...

Building Cisco’s PaaS with Mantl

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Note: This is a cross post from Cisco’s cloud blog.

We blogged about the alpha launch of Shipped back in June, but today I want to talk about the service it relies on: Mantl.


Memcached on Mesos

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Scaling Memcached clusters is kind of a pain. Because it’s consistently hashed, clients all need to know about new cache instances and you can’t scale up or down too quickly without blowing your entire cache.

I took a couple evenings after Mesosphere’s MesosCon to solve this problem by building out a Memcached auto-scaling...