Docker, an open-source app portability container, has been a hot new project over the past month. The latest news from the project is that they will be partnering with Red Hat to bring the project's Linux kernel version in line with the kernel used by Red Hat's OpenShift PaaS.
Just a week after Amazon's ElasiCache added support for Redis (it was only the second caching tool to gain support after Memcached), there is now a great benchmark article posted that evaluates the performance of Redis on AWS ElastiCache.
Learn how to create a Cloud Foundry Micro machine image on Amazon EC2. You can see the finished example and try it out. Micro is not available unless you build it yourself with Altoros vagrant or Nise BOSH.
JBoss is getting more developers acclimated to its new JBoss ESB replacement, SwitchYard. For the Red Hat Summit, SwitchYard developers put together several labs that walk through an example application.
With IBM getting involved in Cloud Foundry contributions, you can expect some new sparks of innovation soon in the platform. Here's a new video that introduces a build pack that will integrate the widely-used WebSphere application server.
The Cisco Cloud Index Report of 2013 introduces some new areas of growth in the IT and developer job market. Specifically, it looks at which technologies will probably require more qualified engineers in the next few years. SDN is one.