PKS Brings Production-Grade Kubernetes to the Enterprise (Ep. 45)

October 3, 2017 Jeff Kelly

Kubernetes is exploding in popularity. The container orchestration platform makes it significantly simpler to manage and operate application containers. But Kubernetes is not without its challenges, including getting the platform to run effectively in private datacenters. This week on Pivotal Insights, Pivotal's John Allwright joins Dormain and Jeff to introduce Pivotal Container Service (PKS), a new offering that eases the Day 2 operations burden for container orchestration and provides access to infrastructure primitives. John, Dormain and Jeff also talk about the relationship between PKS and Pivotal Cloud Foundry, and the role VMware and Google played in developing PKS.

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Jeff Kelly

Jeff Kelly is a Director of Product Marketing at Pivotal Software. He spends his time learning and writing about how leading enterprises are tapping the cloud, data and modern application development to transform how the world builds software. Prior to joining Pivotal, Jeff was the lead industry analyst covering Big Data analytics at Wikibon, an open source research and advisory firm. Before that, Jeff covered data warehousing, business analytics and other IT topics as a reporter and editor at TechTarget. He received his B.A. in American studies from Providence College and his M.A. in journalism from Northeastern University.

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