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April 26, 2018
Cloud Foundry shops can refactor stateless apps according to cloud-native principles, but would like to bring stateful applications on board as well.
April 24, 2018
Cloud Foundry PaaS and Kubernetes container orchestration each appeal to DevOps shops, and users want consolidation, as the two camps continue to negotiate.
January 18, 2018
Ellucian, which makes software for colleges and universities, uses pipeline as code to unify the release process for multiple generations of apps while it brings IT security into the DevOps fold.
December 07, 2017
The unending debate about the best place for abstraction in IT infrastructures begins a new chapter, as serverless hype starts to drown out container mania.
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