February 28, 2017

SAP Looks to Microservices to Advance Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Feb 17, 2017 0 244

At its recent Capital Markets Day SAP executives told industry analysts that microservices will soon emerge as a core technology that will enable the company to leapfrog competitors in implementing a multi-cloud strategy. Bernd Leukert, a member ...

Anchore Adds Scanning to Container Navigation Service

Feb 13, 2017 0 262

One major advantage to containers is they make it possible for developers to package applications so they’re more productive. One major disadvantage is ensuring those containers comply with security policies. To help solve that issue, Anchore has ...

Container Antipatterns: 5 Mistakes to Avoid when Using Docker

Feb 6, 2017 1 748

To get the most out of Docker containers, it’s important to avoid mistakes that DevOps teams sometimes make when migrating to Docker. Here are the top five common Docker mistakes to avoid. Those mistakes include: Installing an ...

What Do Containers Have to Do with DevOps, Anyway?

Jan 11, 2017 0 1707

You’ve heard about containers. You’ve heard about DevOps. But do you know what DevOps and containers have to do with each other? If not, this post is for you. Containers and DevOps often are part of the ...

Now’s the Best Time for Container Adoption

Nov 29, 2016 2 774

Enterprise software companies stand to benefit greatly from container technology, yet adoption has been slow. It’s understood that containers could help to speed the inevitable force of digital transformation, overcoming the challenges of developer productivity and application ...

Containers and Virtual Machines are Friends, Not Competitors

Oct 24, 2016 1 939

Containers versus virtual machines. That’s the rhetoric that has shaped the conversation so far as organizations evaluate solutions such as Docker and compare them to VMware. But what they should really be doing is understanding how containers ...

Is It Time to Dockerize Your GUI Applications?

Oct 21, 2016 4 3251

Can you run GUI apps on Docker? Should you even try? Those are questions few people are asking so far. But as Docker continues to become a leading app deployment platform, it may be time to start ...

CoreOS Deploys Virtual Machines on Top of Containers

Oct 13, 2016 0 630

One of the issues IT organizations routinely face is the assumption that certain trade-offs must be made when choosing to deploy containers on bare metal servers instead of virtual machines. Most IT organizations today opt to deploy ...

Recapping Docker’s Changes Over the Last 6 Months

Oct 6, 2016 0 872

When it comes to container security, storage and orchestration, the ecosystem has evolved rapidly in just a few months. What you knew about Docker back in the spring may no longer be true. Here’s a recap of ...

Stateful Container Apps Represent Next Big IT Challenge

Aug 1, 2016 0 1538

Containers are all the rage these days, but not every type of application lends itself to containers. In fact, most container applications in use today are stateless. In contrast, stateful applications, which typically require a database, are ...