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Special Exclusive: Q&A with Joyent CEO Scott Hammond

Jennifer Cloer for | September 3rd, 2015

I recently caught up with Joyent CEO Scott Hammond at LinuxCon in Seattle. Joyent has been a leader in supporting the growth and diversity of the Node.js community and was a founding member of the Node.js Foundation. I was interested to learn more about Scott and his work at Joyent, as well as more about the company's contributions to Linux and open source. Below I include a Q&A with him on these topics. I'll also be sharing a video interview with Scott a little later this fall. Read More ›

Containers with Bryan Cantrill from Joyent

Jeff Meyerson for Software Engineering Daily | August 26th, 2015

Container infrastructure has benefits of security, scalability and efficiency. Containers are a central component of the DevOps movement. Joyent provides simple, secure deployment of containers with bare metal speed on container-native infrastructure Bryan Cantrill is the CTO of Joyent, the father of DTrace and an OS kernel developer for 20 years. Read More ›

Q&A with Bryan Cantrill: Running Containers on Bare Metal with Triton

Daniel Bryant for InfoQ | August 5th, 2015

InfoQ recently sat down with Bryan Cantrill, CTO of Joyent, and asked about his thoughts on container technology, running Docker on bare metal, and how Joyent is driving technical innovation within this space through the development of their Triton platform. Cantrill is a regular on the software development and operations-focused conference circuit, and has recently presented "Running Aground: Debugging Docker in Production" at DockerCon 2015, "Building and Scaling Container Driven Cloud… Read More ›

The anti-OpenStack

Brandon Butler for Network World | July 22nd, 2015

Bryan Cantrill, CTO of cloud provider Joyent, is excited about being on the technical committee that will help steer the Linux Foundation’s newest project: The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). But he doesn’t want it to be like another popular open source project: OpenStack. To Cantrill, who spoke for himself and not for the broader CNCF, says he hopes the new foundation can use OpenStack as an example of what not to do. Read More ›

As Kubernetes Hits 1.0, Google Donates Technology To Newly Formed Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Frederic Lardinois for TechCrunch | July 21st, 2015

Kubernetes, the open-source container management tool Google launched last February, hit version 1.0 today. With this update, Google now considers Kubernetes ready for production. What’s more important, though, Google is also ceding control over Kubernetes and is donating it to a newly formed foundation — the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) that will be run by the Linux Foundation. Other partners in the new foundation include AT&T, Box, Cisco, Cloud Foundry Foundation, CoreOS, Cyc… Read More ›