June 24, 2017

What’s Old Is New Again (and Better): Understanding LinuxKit

Apr 26, 2017 0 730

LinuxKit, Docker’s latest open-source project, promises to enable you to run Docker containers wherever you want—on Linux, on Windows, on AWS or, if you feel like it, on your IoT-connected TV. But behind this huge innovation are ...

Alibaba Bets on Containers Running on Bare-Metal Servers

Apr 24, 2017 0 742

Aiming to provide IT organizations with as much flexibility as possible, Alibaba Group has unfurled an instance of a private cloud service based on Docker containers running on bare-metal servers. Hong Tang, chief architect for Alibaba Cloud, ...

Mirantis Ties Kubernetes, OpenStack in Managed Service

Apr 21, 2017 0 619

At the Dockercon 2017 conference this week Mirantis moved to tie Kubernetes and OpenStack more tightly together via a managed cloud service that enables IT organizations to manage both platforms via a single console. Boris Renksi, chief ...

Electric Cloud Marries Microservices to DevOps

Apr 19, 2017 0 619

With the rise of microservices enabled by containers, DevOps is about to become IT organizations’ dominant challenge. Even when an IT organization has achieved some level of DevOps maturity, the complexity associated with managing microservices at scale ...

Red Hat Makes Legacy App Case for Containers

Apr 17, 2017 0 800

Red Hat is extending its campaign to become a dominant provider of platforms for hosting contain applications with an update to the Red Hat Container Platform that adds the latest version of the Kubernetes orchestration engine and ...

How Docker Changes Everything (Not Just Deployment)

Apr 17, 2017 0 620

At their core, Docker containers are just a new way to deploy applications. But their implications for the software world extend much further than just application deployment. Here’s how Docker changes monitoring, storage, security and more. Docker ...

HPE Rises to Container Management Challenge

Apr 12, 2017 0 481

As containers rise in popularity, IT vendors are racing to develop management frameworks that will enable IT organizations to manage containers wherever they reside. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced that it will be one of the ...

SUSE Preps CaaS Platform Atop Kubernetes

Apr 12, 2017 0 1067

Now that IT organizations are getting more comfortable with containers, IT vendors are starting to position themselves to provide the frameworks through which all those containers will be managed. SUSE has become the latest to join the ...

The Current State of Persistent Storage for Docker

Apr 10, 2017 0 828

If there’s one area where Docker container tooling remains weak, it’s the realm of persistent storage. Here’s why storage solutions for containers continue to come up short, and a look at the work being done to make ...