June 28, 2017

Qualys Extends Monitoring Reach to Docker Containers

Jun 12, 2017 0 256

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 ...

What is a Container Orchestrator, Anyway?

May 29, 2017 1 502

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 ...

How Kubernetes is Eating the Container World

Mar 27, 2017 1 1047

Is Kubernetes eating the container world? Not quite, but it’s close—and its success comes at the expense of Docker Swarm. The recent news that IBM has added a managed Kubernetes service to the Bluemix cloud is only ...

Mesosphere Extends Data Services Reach

Mar 16, 2017 2 677

As critical as container orchestration itself might be, most IT organizations view that capability as the means to a larger end. To drive that point home even further, Mesosphere this week has released an update to its ...

A Security Guy’s Top 10 Container Ecosystem Milestones

Jan 2, 2017 1 1615

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 ...

ClusterHQ Folds, Flocker Lives On

Dec 23, 2016 1 983

Persistent storage for containers has improved to the point that one of the first companies to offer containerized storage has now folded. That’s the takeaway from the announcement this week that ClusterHQ has gone out of business. ...

TIBCO Software Deploys Mashery as Container

Dec 23, 2016 1 627

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, ...

Trends that Will Shape the Container Ecosystem in 2017

Dec 22, 2016 0 1077

Baked-in Swarm. Docker on Windows. Red Hat’s OCID fork-that’s-not-a-fork. These were the big container stories of 2016. What does 2017 hold in store for the container ecosystem? Here are some predictions. Perhaps I should point out that ...

Software AG Containerizes Integration Server

Dec 21, 2016 0 1767

In a move that promises to make integration engines more portable than ever, Software AG has created an instance of its webMethods that can run as an image inside a Docker container. Armed with that capability, IT ...