June 25, 2017

Microsoft Draft Helps Developers Adopt Kubernetes

Jun 16, 2017 0 308

Microsoft’s Deis has released Draft to makes it easy for developers to build applications that run on Kubernetes. Draft does this by providing tools and simplifying steps required to build for Kubernetes. If your enterprise has looked ...

VMware Leans on Apcera to Manage Containers

Jun 15, 2017 0 421

IT organizations in large numbers have been deploying containers on top of VMware because that’s the dominant platform deployed inside most enterprise IT organizations. But many of those organizations also want to be able to deploy those ...

HPE, Mesosphere Tighten Integration

Jun 14, 2017 0 255

Mesosphere and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have tightened their relationship by integrating their respective management platforms. At the recent Discover 2017 conference hosted by HPE, the two companies announced that they have integrated Mesosphere’s Data Center Operating ...

Qualys Extends Monitoring Reach to Docker Containers

Jun 12, 2017 0 239

At a Gartner Security and Risk Management conference today, Qualys announced it has extended its continuous monitoring service to support Docker containers. Qualys developed a container sensor that can be distributed as a Docker image to make ...

The Case for LXD, Canonical’s System Container Framework

Jun 2, 2017 1 256

Most container conversations today center on Docker. But as Docker has taken enough, Canonical has been quietly working on LXD, a different type of container framework that supports some interesting use cases. Here’s what it is and ...

What is a Container Orchestrator, Anyway?

May 29, 2017 1 478

Container orchestration has become a hot topic following Docker’s ascent. There are lots of orchestrators out there, and people tend to have strong opinions about which one is best. But in this post, I’d like to step ...

HPE Rises to Container Management Challenge

Apr 12, 2017 0 482

As containers rise in popularity, IT vendors are racing to develop management frameworks that will enable IT organizations to manage containers wherever they reside. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced that it will be one of the ...

Cloud Foundry Foundation Makes Case for Containers

Sep 22, 2016 1 1217

There’s a significant amount of debate these days over where best to deploy container applications. Bare metal servers, virtual machines and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environments are all in the mix. But a new survey of 328 IT professionals ...

CoreOS Diverges from Docker Model with etcd3 Launch

Jul 14, 2016 1 1885

CoreOS is pushing forward with its Kubernetes-centric container orchestration stack with the launch of etcd3, the next-generation version of its distributed key-value store. The company announced the stable release of etcd3 June 30, calling the updated version ...

Sysdig Takes Container Monitoring On-Premises

Jul 1, 2016 0 918

One of the more problematic issues that containers raise from an IT management perspective is how to monitor what’s occurring inside the container. As far as traditional IT monitoring tools are concerned every container is essentially a ...