May 24, 2017

Chef Extends Automation Reach to Containers

May 24, 2017 0 28

IT operations teams are about to be confronted with an unprecedented number of microservices based on containers moving into production environments. As such, more reliance on IT automation frameworks is all but inevitable. At the ChefConf2017 conference ...

What’s Next for Docker Inc.?

May 19, 2017 0 211

Docker has evolved in little more than four years from a half-baked technology that only geeks could love to a complete platform that attracts millions of dollars in investment. And that begs the question: What’s next for ...

The Inherent Security Benefits of Docker Containers

May 18, 2017 0 271

Most blog posts about Docker security focus on how to make containers more secure. But it’s also worth appreciating the inherent security benefits that come with containers. Keep reading for insights on how using containers can make ...

Puppet Labs Makes Containers Visible

May 16, 2017 0 252

One of the things that makes IT organizations uncomfortable with containers is their lack of visibility into them. Most legacy tools IT organizations have in place today were deployed long before developers started discovering the power of ...

CoreOS Makes Installing Kubernetes Easier

May 15, 2017 0 319

Kubernetes clusters may have a well-deserved reputation for being a challenge to set up. Which is why some vendors are developing tools that make it simpler to deploy and manage Kubernetes. The latest example of those tools ...

Dell EMC Extends Container Alliance with Mesosphere

May 12, 2017 0 310

At the Dell EMC 2017 conference this week, Dell EMC expanded its relationship with Mesosphere as part of an effort to couple the transition to memory-intensive microservices that are driving IT organizations to upgrade their IT infrastructure. ...

Dell Boomi Relies on Containers to Extend Integration Reach

May 11, 2017 0 293

Microservices based on containers are fundamentally changing the way IT organizations approach both application integration and application programming interface (API) management. At the Dell EMC World 2017 conference this week, Dell Boomi announced it is partnering with ...

Understanding Why Docker is So Popular

May 9, 2017 0 414

Docker containers have become a massively popular technology. But Docker is by no means the only or the oldest container platform. That begs the questions: Why Docker? What made Docker stand out from the competition? Although few ...

Coming to Terms with Container Security

May 8, 2017 0 342

When it comes to emerging technologies of almost any kind, there’s a natural amount of fear and loathing involving IT security. In almost every case, security is cited as the No. 1 barrier to adoption. Regardless of ...

Red Hat: Containers Are New Atomic Unit

May 2, 2017 0 349

At a Red Hat Summit 2017 conference today Red Hat today launched a slew of initiatives that collectively serve to confirm that containers are the new atomic unit of application development and deployment. New offerings include making ...