This Ruby client may be used to call the Google Kubernetes API from an application written in Ruby. This software is Licensed under the Apache Software Foundation. Kubernetes is a container cluster manager made by Google that is optimized for Google Cloud Platform and is open source and free to implement. Across predetermined node instances, Kubernetes is able to schedule container replicas. A master instance will call the Kubernetes API in order to define tasks. Developers can customize the number and type of containers to be created according to the circumstance.
Handling API calls in the cloud with a service like AWS Lambda is one of the latest ways enterprises try to save on resources. In theory, you can save a ton of money. But be careful. Costs for API calls can mount up, sometimes leaving you with a cloud computing bill ten times the size you expected.
Google Cloud Platform continues to innovate across its platform by announcing features that include include HTTPs Load Balancing GA, Logs viewer on Mobile Console App, Custom Machine Types, Netflix Spinnaker as a Cloud solution and signing up of Akamai as a CDN Interconnect partner.
Hosting provider Rackspace has launched OnMetal, a new hosting offering that give customers the ability to scale their infrastructure using dedicated hardware the same way they do with their existing multi-tenant cloud offering.