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Mounting AWS EFS volumes inside Docker Containers

Amazon announced the development of the Amazon Elastic File System (AWS EFS) in 2015. EFS was designed to provide multiple EC2 instances with shared, low-latency access to a fully-managed file system. On June 28, 2016 Amazon announced that EFS is now available for production use in the US East (Northern Virginia), US West (Oregon), and Europe (Ireland) Regions.

How to Get Started with Apcera Using Vagrant

In past blogs, or in the press, you may have read about how the Apcera trusted cloud platform enables you to take full advantage of all the benefits of multi-cloud environments by reducing complexity and ensuring enterprise wide governance and security. Or maybe you’ve seen a demo of how it works. And now, perhaps, you’re ready to give it a try.

Why Hybrid Cloud is Tough to Manage

An article I penned recently outlined why Hybrid Cloud is tough to manage for enterprises. While you can check out the article in Cloud Computing Journal, let me explain here about how the Apcera Hybrid Cloud Operating System (HCOS) can address these problems:

Bringing Security to Open Source with Mirantis OpenStack

Apcera has long been a supporter of the open source community. But one of the criticisms about open source solutions is that they don't deliver the same level of security and governance as proprietary commercial offerings. We're tackling that perception head on, as today at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, we announced that the Apcera Hybrid Cloud Operating System is now available for Mirantis OpenStack users.

Apcera Debuts Hybrid Cloud Operating System

In my most recent blogs, I explained what the hybrid cloud is, and why, despite its popularity, many enterprises are feeling frustrated about their deployments. The problem, I noted, is that hybrid cloud rarely lives up to the promise of improving agility and reducing costs because you need more people to manage the various clouds and manual processes to tie those together.

But what if there was some way to tie all these various layers of IT resources – both on premise and in various public clouds – together, so that enterprises could get the benefits they’re expecting?