February 28, 2017

HPE Commits to Mesosphere

Feb 23, 2017 0 283

When it comes to container technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has been considerably more aggressive than any other major vendor in terms of bundling third-party platforms with its IT infrastructure offering. After striking an alliance with Docker ...

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 ...

Overcoming 7 Challenges to Enterprise Container Adoption

Feb 2, 2017 0 531

The analysts at 451 Research forecast that the container market will soon explode, increasing in value to $2.7 billion by 2020 from $762 million last year. Adoption of container technologies is growing faster by the day, yet ...

A Security Guy’s Top 10 Container Ecosystem Milestones

Jan 2, 2017 0 930

2016 was a big year for the virtual container space, and 2017 looks even more promising. The industry saw tremendous growth and continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Containers, being still relatively new, present challenges in ...

TIBCO Software Deploys Mashery as Container

Dec 23, 2016 1 357

API management originally gained popularity mainly as a cloud service that used to provide some command and control over how data was shared between web applications within the context of a larger “API Economy.” Before too long, ...

How Open is the Container Ecosystem?

Nov 10, 2016 1 482

Docker is an open-source platform. But how open is the container ecosystem as a whole? That’s a question worth considering as organizations make plans to migrate to containers. To be sure, most of the core technologies on ...

Choosing the Right CaaS Option

Nov 2, 2016 0 558

Wondering which containers-as-a-service (CaaS) offering is the best fit for you? Here are the two questions you should ask before deciding which CaaS solution to adopt. CaaS refers to platforms that integrate Docker alongside all of the ...

Microsoft Formally Enters the Docker Container Era

Sep 26, 2016 1 865

In what is certainly a historic day for the Docker container community and perhaps all of IT, Microsoft and Docker Inc. today announced a slew of initiatives built on top of a Docker Engine that is now ...

Apcera Aims to Drive Containers to Production

Jul 15, 2016 0 927

Most IT organizations are only too happy to see developers embrace containers to be more efficient when building applications. But deploying them in a production environment often is a wholly different matter. One of the first platforms ...

Containers and Cloud: Rome Wasn’t Architected in a Day

Apr 25, 2016 0 919

In a previous Container Journal article entitled “Containers Are Designed For an Antiquated Application Architecture,” author JP Morgenthal argues that containers are predicated on n-tier architecture and therefore have all the inherent limitations of n-tier applications.   The ...