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‘Containers-as-a-Service’ Is a Hot Trend

Mar 17, 2016 0 1501

How do you know when a new concept or technology has truly achieved mainstream critical mass? When it gets converted to the ubiquitous “as-a-Service” alternative. Containers are still sort of the new kid on the IT block, ...

Docker Registry Deployment Patterns

Nov 23, 2015 1 1482

A container registry is best thought of as an artifact store for Docker images. Once your CI system has validated the container image for behavior, performance, content and security, it needs a place to put the known-good ...

A closer look at container monitoring

Nov 20, 2015 1 1953

Along with orchestration and security, monitoring is a key challenge facing organizations that have adopted containerization technologies. Especially in production environments, you have to ensure that all your microservices perform well and provide their services as designed. ...

CoreOS releases Tectonic to General Availability

Nov 3, 2015 0 1185

After months if not years of development and beta testing with many users CoreOS is taking the wraps off its Tectonic  complete container infrastructure stack. We have reported several times on Tectonic as it has passed through ...

A closer look at VMware’s vSphere Integrated Containers

Oct 14, 2015 0 2331

At VMworld 2015, VMware announced vSphere Integrated Containers and the VMware Photon Platform to extend its presence for containers and microservices. The new technologies position VMware as a major player for containers and give existing VMware customers ...

LXD, the Hypervisor for LXC Containers, Part Two

Oct 1, 2015 0 2475

Last time, ContainerJournal corralled comments from Dustin Kirkland, Strategist, Container Offerings, Canonical on the LXD hypervisor for LXC containers that work with Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux OS for Part One of LXD, the Hypervisor for LXC Containers. Let’s ...

Docker Security Evolving to Advance Adoption

Aug 31, 2015 1 2562

It’s a time-honored story arc at this point; an emerging technology gains rabid affection among practitioners eager to embrace its inherent benefits, then related security concerns begin to cloud the horizon, threatening to dampen enthusiasm. However, if ...

Monitor Docker container log data with Graylog

Aug 21, 2015 0 2397

I live just north of Houston. Houston is focused primarily on the oil industry and doesn’t have much of a “Silicon Valley” vibe—Texas has Austin for that—so I don’t get to talk with many tech companies in ...