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The Next Steps in Cloud Computing, According to Joyent's CTO

Etienne de Bruin for 7CTO's | May 9th, 2016

We found an interesting interview with Bryan Cantrill, CTO of cloud infrastructure provider Joyent, in eWeek last week. Cantrill is also a founding member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which was formed last summer to promote the development and adoption of container technologies, so when he floats ideas about what’s coming in the way of cloud computing, it’s smart to listen. Cantrill’s view is that the industry has reached a point where cloud computing is no longer about reducing cost … Read More ›

Joyent CTO Says Enterprises Supporting Cloud Apps to Avoid Disruption

Scot Petersen for eWeek | May 5th, 2016

Bryan Cantrill is a busy man these days. The CTO at cloud infrastructure provider Joyent is a member of the Technical Steering Committee of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, formed last summer to promote the development and adoption of container technologies. He also spends a lot of time on the road evangelizing containers and the rise of the developer in the cloud-native world. I caught up with Bryan following the Container Summit at Interop in Las Vegas. Read More ›

'Unikernels will send us back to the DOS era' – DTrace guru Bryan Cantrill speaks out

Chris Williams for The Register | January 27th, 2016

Some heralded Docker's acquisition of UK-based Unikernel Systems last week as the golden dawn of a post-container era. Others showed healthy skepticism. One person firmly in the latter camp is Bryan Cantrill, who typed up a long blog post on why he believes unikernels are "unfit" for production. Cantrill is chief technology officer of San Francisco-based Joyent, which builds software to manage containers across whole data centers. You might think the post was a cheeky pop at a rival technology… Read More ›

InfoWorld's 2016 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld Staff for InfoWorld | January 20th, 2016

Joyent Triton. You’ve never heard of it before, right? However, if you want a manageable, container-oriented architecture that is production ready and proven today, Joyent is a name to know. Joyent is a company with an impressive technology portfolio, and Triton -- software for running Docker-compatible containers on bare metal -- is the cornerstone. Read More ›

Bryan Cantrill, Joyent: A Historical Perspective and the Future of Containers

Luke Lefler for The New Stack | January 20th, 2016

For this podcast, Bryan Cantrill assumed the role of historian and explained how technologies such as AJAX, JSON, COBRA and SOA contributed to the rise of monolithic systems. From this historical vantage, Cantrill discussed legacy providers and also how the idea of “microservices” is significantly older than the word itself. Cantrill also talked about creating optimal development environments for microservices, the CAP Theorem, and about the “Uber-ization” of software-driven enterprises. Read More ›