Cloud Native Applications

Deploy Docker Swarm using docker-machine with Consul on Photon Controller

In this post I will now show you the steps involved in creating a Docker Swarm configuration using docker-machine with Photon Controller driver plugin. In [...]

Compare and Contrast: Photon Controller vs VIC (vSphere Integrated Containers)

As many regular reader will be aware, I’ve been spending a lot of time recently on VMware’s Cloud Native App solutions. This is due to an internal program [...]

docker-machine driver plugin for Photon Controller

In previous posts we have looked at using a "cluster"  for deploying docker swarm on top of photon controller. Of course, deploying docker swarm via the [...]

Photon OS 1.0 Release is here

VMware has just officially announced Photon OS 1.0. This follows on from the RC (Release Candidate) announcement back in late April.  For those of you who are [...]

Deploying Kubernetes using kube-up/down on Photon Controller

In some earlier post, I provided instructions on how one could deploy Kubernetes (K8S) on Photon Controller using the built-in photon controller CLI. In this [...]

Docker Volume Driver for vSphere on Virtual SAN

I took another opportunity this week to look at our new Docker Volume Driver for vSphere which is currently in tech preview. This time I wanted to see how it [...]

Preparing Photon OS for deploying frameworks on Photon Controller

With the release of Photon Controller v0.9, there were a lot of nice new features. My colleague Sarge has a good bit of detail on the new features in his blog [...]