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Mirantis Launches Combined Docker, Kubernetes Cert Program

Dec 9, 2016 0 462

As Kubernetes becomes the most widely supported container orchestration engine, demand for IT professionals with Kubernetes expertise is bound to accelerate shortly. To meet that demand, Mirantis has started a vendor-neutral Kubernetes and Docker certification program that ...

AWS Stokes Container Management Debate

Dec 7, 2016 0 705

Amazon Web Services is gearing up to throw its weight around in the debate over container management and orchestration. At the re:Invent 2016 conference, AWS announced plans to create a Blox project incorporating multiple open-source technologies, starting ...

With Photon, VMware Advances Container Agenda

Dec 5, 2016 0 396

VMware is continuing to extend the reach of its effort to host cloud-native applications with the release of 1.1 update to its Photon Platform that enables microservices based on containers such as Docker to run on a ...

Reasons to Keep Using Virtual Machines Instead of Containers

Dec 2, 2016 1 796

You already know which advantages containers offer over virtual machines (VMs). But what do they do that containers can’t? Here’s a summary of the benefits. Some Docker fans would have you believe that containers have made virtualization ...

Docker Containers are Great, But They Add Complexity

Dec 1, 2016 0 892

Docker increases app flexibility, but it also adds complexity in many ways. To migrate successfully to containers, you need to have a plan for handling that additional complexity. Docker adds flexibility because it makes it easier to ...

Docker Allies with Canonical on Ubuntu Support

Nov 30, 2016 0 504

Docker and Canonical have formed an alliance under which the Docker CS Container Engine will be commercially supported by both vendors. While Docker containers have been widely deployed on Ubuntu for some time, a formal relationship between ...

The Benefits of Kubernetes, According to Red Hat

Nov 23, 2016 1 2306

Is Kubernetes the best orchestration tool? Red Hat thinks so. Here’s what Brian Gracely, Red Hat’s director of Product Strategy, had to say in a recent interview about its features and performance. As you probably know if ...

Docker: Not Faster than VMs, but More Efficient

Nov 21, 2016 0 1843

Are containers faster than virtual machines? The answer may seem to be yes. But if you look closely, you realize that, although Docker does offer some important advantages in the realm of resource consumption, Dockerized apps do ...

5 Common Myths about Containers

Nov 18, 2016 4 2344

Containers are faster. Containers work only on Linux. Containers are insecure. These are all examples of myths about Docker and other container platforms that continue to persist. Some of these misconceptions reflect popular misunderstandings of containers. Others ...