April 29, 2017

What’s Old Is New Again (and Better): Understanding LinuxKit

Apr 26, 2017 0 263

LinuxKit, Docker’s latest open-source project, promises to enable you to run Docker containers wherever you want—on Linux, on Windows, on AWS or, if you feel like it, on your IoT-connected TV. But behind this huge innovation are ...

Why the Docker Ecosystem Is Starting to Feel Boring

Apr 25, 2017 0 253

DockerCon 2017 has come and gone. What did it tell us about the current state of Docker, Docker containers and the ecosystem? Keep reading for an overview. First of all, this year’s DockerCon provided an indication of ...

Alibaba Bets on Containers Running on Bare-Metal Servers

Apr 24, 2017 0 268

Aiming to provide IT organizations with as much flexibility as possible, Alibaba Group has unfurled an instance of a private cloud service based on Docker containers running on bare-metal servers. Hong Tang, chief architect for Alibaba Cloud, ...

Mirantis Ties Kubernetes, OpenStack in Managed Service

Apr 21, 2017 0 314

At the Dockercon 2017 conference this week Mirantis moved to tie Kubernetes and OpenStack more tightly together via a managed cloud service that enables IT organizations to manage both platforms via a single console. Boris Renksi, chief ...

Dockercon 2017: Docker Sharpens Enterprise Focus

Apr 20, 2017 0 323

For much of the existence of Docker, the primary focus of Docker Inc. has been on developing new applications. At the Dockercon 2017 conference this week, Docker Inc. made it clear it’s now turning its attention to ...

Electric Cloud Marries Microservices to DevOps

Apr 19, 2017 0 381

With the rise of microservices enabled by containers, DevOps is about to become IT organizations’ dominant challenge. Even when an IT organization has achieved some level of DevOps maturity, the complexity associated with managing microservices at scale ...

Red Hat Makes Legacy App Case for Containers

Apr 17, 2017 0 562

Red Hat is extending its campaign to become a dominant provider of platforms for hosting contain applications with an update to the Red Hat Container Platform that adds the latest version of the Kubernetes orchestration engine and ...

How Docker Changes Everything (Not Just Deployment)

Apr 17, 2017 0 435

At their core, Docker containers are just a new way to deploy applications. But their implications for the software world extend much further than just application deployment. Here’s how Docker changes monitoring, storage, security and more. Docker ...