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CoreOS Unveils ‘Self-Driving’ Kubernetes

Dec 12, 2016 1 715

At a Tectonic Summit 2016 conference today CoreOS unveiled an implementation of the Kubernetes container orchestration software that it promises to update continuously. CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi says the “self-driving” implementation of Kubernetes, dubbed CoreOS Tectonic, will ...

Microsoft Advances Container Agenda

Nov 30, 2016 0 493

Microsoft has delivered a series of updates on its microservices strategy spanning everything from a managed Azure Container Service (ACS) to Azure Functions that drive a serverless instance of the Microsoft cloud platform. The company announced a ...

Now’s the Best Time for Container Adoption

Nov 29, 2016 2 935

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 ...

Mendix Embraces Multi-Faceted Approach to Containers

Nov 28, 2016 0 787

For some time now, a fair amount of momentum has been building around low-code approaches to building applications that both professional developers and gifted users could embrace as so-called “citizen developers.” As a leading proponent of this ...

Testing LXD, Canonical’s Container Hypervisor for Linux

Nov 17, 2016 4 1434

Canonical is betting that LXD, which it calls the “pure-container hypervisor,” can beat VMware, KVM and other traditional hypervisors. To see for myself, I recently gave it a whirl. Here’s what I found. By “pure-container hypervisor,” Canonical ...

SUSE Launches MicroOS CaaS Offering

Nov 16, 2016 0 1196

SUSE, the enterprise Linux company, is the latest vendor to get into the containers-as-a-service (CaaS) game. The company announced a CaaS platform built around MicroOS, a new variant of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12. SUSE has ...

Red Hat Advances Container Strategy

Oct 5, 2016 0 982

Aiming to bolster its case for deploying containers on a platform that is already widely used to support multiple type of application workloads in the enterprise, Red Hat has released an update to the Red Hat OpenShift ...

Diamanti Adds MemSQL to Infrastructure Platform

Sep 12, 2016 0 606

One of the assumption most IT vendors make today is that containers mainly will be deployed using the same IT infrastructure that historically has been used to support virtual machines. But for a few months now Diamanti ...

Container Security Needs to Be Easy

Sep 8, 2016 0 2252

We are all familiar by now with the promised benefits of deploying applications with Docker containers. These include: Significant scalability and agility improvements, Predictable performance and resource isolation, and Application portability and rapid deployment. However, as more ...