IBM Cloud Leader Howard Boville Is Writing Cloud Computing Chapter Two: Enterprises Should Take Note

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I like to think that I have a knack for identifying companies making waves in specific technology areas. One such company is IBM with cloud technology. Yes, IBM making waves with cloud technologies. I have written several articles tracking the progress and evolution of the IBM Cloud offering. When I attach the Red Hat acquisition and the industry's transition to hybrid, the real magic could happen. I believe IBM needs to get there, get there fast, and tell everybody about it at the top of its lungs about why it’s the better cloud for certain circumstances. Recently I was fortunate to speak with IBM’s hybrid cloud leader, Howard Boville (Senior Vice President of IBM Hybrid Cloud), to hear his thoughts on the evolution of IBM Cloud, which he refers to as "cloud chapter 2". Howard Boville, Senior Vice President, IBM...

Red Hat Enterprise Linux takes aim at edge computing

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Credit: Dreamstime With Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4, Red Hat is emphasizing edge computing deployments, with the addition of container deployment and management capabilities geared to edge usage. RHEL 8.4 will become generally available in the coming weeks.Announced April 27, RHEL 8.4 helps maintain standardisation and control across Linux container images, beginning with updates to Red Hat’s Podman container engine, for managing containers across the hybrid cloud from a single point. Additionally, the Image Builder tool has added support for creating installation media tailored for bare metal, helping IT teams maintain a common foundation even when dealing with disconnected edge environments.Also getting...

Red Hat Enterprise Linux takes aim at edge computing

linux code 5
Credit: Dreamstime With Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4, Red Hat is emphasizing edge computing deployments, with the addition of container deployment and management capabilities geared to edge usage. RHEL 8.4 will become generally available in the coming weeks.Announced April 27, RHEL 8.4 helps maintain standardisation and control across Linux container images, beginning with updates to Red Hat’s Podman container engine, for managing containers across the hybrid cloud from a single point. Additionally, the Image Builder tool has added support for creating installation media tailored for bare metal, helping IT teams maintain a common foundation even when dealing with disconnected edge environments.Also getting...