March 26, 2017

What Do Containers Have to Do with DevOps, Anyway?

Jan 11, 2017 0 1870

You’ve heard about containers. You’ve heard about DevOps. But do you know what DevOps and containers have to do with each other? If not, this post is for you. Containers and DevOps often are part of the ...

Comparing OpenVZ and LXD Linux System Container Platforms

Jan 9, 2017 1 722

OpenVZ and LXD, which enable you to run a complete operating system inside a container, are not very different. But is one system container platform better than the other? Here’s a comparison of OpenVZ and LXD. Both ...

Sonatype Takes on Container Governance

Jan 6, 2017 0 1014

As usage of containers continues to proliferate across the enterprise there will be some natural shifting of management responsibility between developers and IT operations teams in many organizations. In fact, most developers will have a bare-minimum involvement ...

The Container Ecosystem’s Biggest Stories in 2016

Jan 5, 2017 0 498

From Swarm integration to better security solutions, 2016 was a big year for containers. Here’s a recap of the leading container stories from the past year from the Docker world and beyond. The container ecosystem started strong ...

Weaveworks Adds Prometheus Monitoring to CaaS

Jan 4, 2017 0 606

Although the open-source Prometheus project has gained a lot of traction in becoming an industry standard for monitoring containers, many DevOps teams need to ask themselves whether it’s worth the trouble to deploy, since, by all accounts, ...

How Docker Makes All Linux Distros Look Alike

Jan 3, 2017 0 1057

Is one Linux distribution better than others for running Docker containers? Probably not. In fact, in many ways, Docker is making all distributions look much more similar than different. Traditionally, when you were deploying an application on ...

How VMware is Dealing with Docker Competition

Dec 20, 2016 0 1075

If you think Docker containers will kill virtual machines, think again. Here’s a look at how VMware is adapting to remain relevant in the Docker age. In theory, Docker provides some crucial advantages over virtual machines. Docker ...

Why Some People Want to Boycott Docker

Dec 19, 2016 2 1387

Docker may be wildly popular with many developers. But not everyone loves Docker, as the Boycott Docker initiative shows. Boycott Docker is a bare-bones website designed to argue against Docker adoption. It criticizes Docker containers on a ...

Containers Fuel Digital Business Transformation

Dec 16, 2016 0 633

“Digital business transformation” is one of those catch phrases that gets tossed around a lot, but what the term means often is left open to interpretation. The clear one thing is that organizations that do embrace the concept ...

A Quick Guide to Docker Terminology

Dec 12, 2016 0 583

New to Docker and wondering what the different terms in the container ecosystem mean? Keep reading for a primer on Docker terminology. Docker terminology may not be as confusing as, say, words related to AWS, which loves ...