June 25, 2017

Microsoft Automates App Deployments on Kubernetes

Jun 2, 2017 0 317

At the CoreOS Fest 2017 conference this week Microsoft announced it is making available an open source Draft tool that makes it possible for developers to spin up a Kubernetes container cluster using two commands. Developed by ...

What’s Docker’s Market Share Today? Good Question

Jun 1, 2017 0 429

How many people are using Docker? What is Docker’s current market share? These are difficult questions to answer accurately, but we’re going to try. Docker market share is hard to measure for several reasons. Like most open-source ...

CoreOS Unfurls Hybrid Kubernetes Cloud Initiative

May 31, 2017 0 275

At the CoreOS Fest 2017 conference today, CoreOS outlined a hybrid cloud computing strategy based on Kubernetes clusters deployed on public clouds and on-premises. CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi says one of the reasons hybrid cloud computing has ...

The 5 Killer Features that Set Docker Apart

May 31, 2017 1 417

Why did Docker containers become so popular? To understand the answer, you have to identify Docker’s killer features — the ones that set Docker apart from other container frameworks, as well as virtual machines. It can seem ...

F5 Networks Makes a Container Connection

May 30, 2017 0 327

Now that microservices enabled by containers are finding their way into production environments, IT organizations are discovering that managing contention for IT infrastructure resources is a bigger challenge than ever. To make it easier for IT organizations ...

Container Orchestrators You Might Have Missed

May 26, 2017 1 420

Kubernetes, Docker Swarm and Mesos Marathon are well-known container orchestrators. But they’re not the only ones. Here’s a look at container orchestration tools and frameworks you might have overlooked. I like to think of Kubernetes, Swarm and ...

Forrester: Rise of Containers Forcing IT Automation

May 25, 2017 0 527

Now that 31 percent of IT organizations are deploying containers, Forrester Research says it’s only a matter of time before IT operations that continue to rely on manual process will be overwhelmed. Speaking this week at the ...

Chef Extends Automation Reach to Containers

May 24, 2017 0 339

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 0 372

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 0 432

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 ...