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Containers: Passing fad or tech nirvana?

Jul 7, 2015 3 2067

Linux containers are hot right now in software development. But are they just a passing fad or something more substantial? I’m reminded of a childhood experience that might help make the answer more clear. One year a ...

Webinar: Docker 101 with Contino

Jul 6, 2015 0 1113

Docker is the revolutionary container technology which makes it easy to build, deploy and run distributed applications in a simple, fast and repeatable way. In this 101 webinar, Contino engineers will describe key concepts of Docker, and ...

Cluster HQ and DevOps.com Survey Report

Jul 2, 2015 0 1723

DevOps.com and ClusterHQ, conducted a survey on Container usage that shows an overwhelming majority of users have either already using, testing or investigating Container usage. With 285 respondents representing a wide range of organizations, it shows that ...

Four ways containers threaten VMware’s 10 year dominance

Jul 1, 2015 1 899

Can containers threaten VMware’s beachhead? Yes. Combined with an exploding ecosystem, they address the top use-cases and add something additional. I started working with VMware during its first ESX beta (nearly 15 years ago!). My first start-up, ...

DevOps, Containers and Faster Time-to-Parity

Jun 5, 2015 1 495

DevOps discussions often focus on the value of getting innovative applications to market quickly. And it’s true. Getting a cool new application into production quickly can help you differentiate yourself in today’s app-sensitive marketplace. But, in reality, ...

DevOps Teams: Containers Will Help You Become Future Ready

Jun 5, 2015 1 1948

Container frameworks are emerging as a superior choice to create, manage, and run distributed applications in a scalable and secure fashion. Docker’s growth is testimony to the fact. There are 100 million downloads of the Docker Engine, ...

Linux Containers & Security Implications

Jun 5, 2015 1 1667

Does the word “container” intimate containment, suggesting that containers are inherently secure? If it does, any such assumption of security may be the broadest Docker vulnerability to date. “One of the biggest threats I see with Docker ...

Copying Data From One Docker Container to Another

Jun 5, 2015 0 419

Docker containers can easily be compared to a directory. A Docker container holds everything that is required for an application to run including its dependencies and can be started, stopped, moved and deleted at will. When containers ...

Native support for Docker apps coming soon to Parallels

Jun 5, 2015 0 1227

When I think of Parallels, the first thing that comes to mind is virtual machines. I have used Parallels for years as a means of running a virtualized instance of a Windows operating system from within Mac ...

Shooting a Rocket Over Docker’s Bow

Jun 5, 2015 0 1380

As momentum continues to build for the Docker containerization platform, some of the open source project’s biggest contributors argue that it has lost its way. Priorities have shifted at Docker from the ideal of building a standard ...