Posts by Sheng Liang

DockerCon 2017 – Thoughts and Impressions

We’ve just returned from DockerCon 2017, which was a fantastic experience. I thought I’d share some of my thoughts and impressions of the event, including my perspective on some of the key announcements, while they are still fresh in my mind. New open source projects Container adoption for production environments is very real.  The keynotes on – Read More…

21 Apr 2017 in About Rancher&Though Leadership

Announcing Longhorn: an open source project for microservices-based distributed block storage

I’m super excited to unveil Project Longhorn, a new way to build distributed block storage for cloud- and container-based deployments. Following the principles of microservices, we have leveraged containers to build distributed block storage out of small independent components, and use container orchestration to coordinate these components to form a resilient distributed system. Why Longhorn? To keep up with the – Read More…

17 Apr 2017 in Learning Resource&Though Leadership

Happy New Year from Rancher Labs!

As we start a new year, I’d like to thank the Rancher community for a great 2016. 2016 was an awesome year for Rancher Labs, and we’ve been fortunate to have a deeply engaged community of open source users and developers, customers, and partners. In March, we shipped our 1.0 GA release, and since then – Read More…

01 Jan 2017 in About Rancher&Uncategorized

DockerCon 2016: Where Docker-Native Orchestration Grows Up

We just came back from DockerCon 2016, the biggest and most exciting DockerCon yet. Rancher had a large and well-trafficked presence there – our developers even skipped attending breakout sessions in favor of staffing the booth, just to talk with all the people who were interested in Rancher. In only two days, over a thousand people stopped by to – Read More…

21 Jun 2016 in News

Announcing Mesos Support in Rancher

I am excited to announce that Rancher officially supports Mesos, one of the most popular distributed cluster managers on the market today. Mesos is able to manage a large number of computing hosts and schedule computing jobs to these hosts according to their CPU, memory, and storage needs. But Mesos is much more than a – Read More…

01 Jun 2016 in News

Announcing Rancher 1.0 GA

Today we achieved a major milestone by shipping Rancher 1.0, our first generally available release. After more than one and a half years of development, Rancher has reached the quality and feature completeness for production deployment. We first unveiled a preview of Rancher to the world at the November 2014 Amazon Re:invent conference. We followed – Read More…

29 Mar 2016 in Uncategorized