What I Took Away from the 2018 Openstack Vancouver Summit

September 7th, 2018
Written by Curtis Collicutt

From May 21st to 24th of 2018 the OpenStack Summit was held at the beautiful, world class Vancouver Conference Center. Several IDX colleagues and I attended the conference, not only to take in talks by others but also to present research of our own. We were also fortunate to participate in the Edge mini-keynote on…

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Blurred Lines: Containers and Virtual Machines

August 6th, 2018
Written by Curtis Collicutt

We know that containers are an important new technology (well, at least Linux containers are, there have been similar technologies in existence for some time). Docker based containers, still heavily utilized even in Kubernetes, build on Linux technologies such as cgroups and network namespaces to achieve isolation. However, other technologies can be “plugged in.” We…

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