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EMC Corporation has announced RackHD™ Machine Driver, a hardware–agnostic solution for open deployment of  Docker solutions directly on bare metal. The RackHD Machine Driver is an integration with Docker Machine to manage the lifecycle of physical servers for the Docker Engine and future Docker solutions. This new project enables users to easily embrace Docker containers on bare-metal servers and simplify the deployment of software infrastructure by combining the power of a turnkey-supported container platform with RackHD hardware management and orchestration. It is the latest project in a series of container-focused solutions from the EMC® {code}™ team supporting developer and open source communities…

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IBM has announced new advancements for Bluemix OpenWhisk, its event-driven programming model which utilizes Docker containers. The new tools will allow developers to build feature-rich, intuitive apps which easily connect into the Internet of Things, as well as tap into advanced services such as cognitive, analytics and more - without the need to deploy and manage extra infrastructure…

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Software AG and Dell have unveiled a new Internet of Things architecture that allows enterprises to perform real-time streaming analytics at the edge of the network, close to digital devices and sensors. Dell’s award-winning Edge Gateway 5000 Series, designed for edge operations in extreme conditions, has been qualified with an embedded version of Software AG’s leading Apama Streaming Analytics. Performing real-time analytics on the edge can drastically reduce the cost of high volume Industrial IoT sensor traffic and the need for expensive central servers. This architecture also allows for the rapid deployment of edge analytics and, given the low per unit cost for companies to leverage Dell Edge Gateways, the cost of IoT projects can be significantly reduced and a return on IoT investments accelerated. This first joint Dell and Software AG solution focuses on Preventative and Predictive Maintenance, with further IoT use case solutions to follow in the near future…

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 Serena Software has announced today the introduction of the new release of Serena Deployment Automation. Serena Deployment Automation helps customers implement application release automation, DevOps and Continuous Delivery practices by providing simple yet powerful ways to replace slow, error-prone manual processes, reduce deployment times and automate complex application deployments. …

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SHARE® is announcing its participation as a member of the Open Mainframe Project, a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project. This innovative project serves as a focal point for the deployment and use of Linux in mainframe computing environments. SHARE stands alongside fellow partners to provide support and increase collaboration among members of the mainframe community…

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EMC Corporation has announced libStorage, a vendor and platform-agnostic storage orchestration, model and API. The first open source technology of its kind, libStorage elevates storage to a first-class and sustainable citizen within the container ecosystem by providing universal and portable storage capabilities for container and application platforms…

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IBM has announced that it plans to acquire EZ Legacy Ltd. (EZSource), an Israel-based application discovery company, to help developers quickly and easily understand and change mainframe code based on data displayed on a dashboard and other visualizations. Today’s applications can be made up of millions of lines of code, and to update this code can take days or weeks. EZSource provides a visual dashboard to quickly and easily show developers which applications have changed to ease the process of modernizing applications, exposing APIs and more efficiently leveraging development resources. The planned acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter of 2016 subject to completion of governmental review and customary closing conditions…

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