A few recent published stories on information technology:

StackPointCloud Brings Kubernetes to DigitalOcean Kubernetes managed service provider StackPointCloud is offering Kubernetes users the opportunity to run the container orchestration engine on DigitalOcean. (The New Stack), 2017-08-11.

AWS Joins the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Boosting Kubernetes Momentum Amazon Web Services (AWS) has joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), a move that suggests that enterprise cloud providers are taking the CNCF flagship orchestration engine Kubernetes ver (The New Stack), 2017-08-09.

This Week in Scalability: Why Your Work May No Longer Be (Statistically) Significant Distributed systems are never up; they exist in a constant state of partially degraded service. Accept failure, design for resiliency, protect and shrink the critical path. (The New Stack), 2017-08-05.

This Week in Scalability: The KEG Hangover Unnecessary levels of specification get you in trouble every time. (The New Stack), 2017-07-29.

Boomi the Cloud Integrator Takes on Data Management In this edition of The New Stack Makers podcast, we catch up with what is happening in cloud integration. We spoke with Chris McNabb, CEO of one of the pioneering companies in this space, Dell Boomi. (The New Stack), 2017-07-27.

This Week in Scalability: System Backups in the Container Era The problem with the old school vendors of enterprise backup-and-recovery, aka “disaster recovery” aka “continuity of operations" is that they got the backup part OK, but the recovery process, m (The New Stack), 2017-07-23.