April 29, 2017

Container Antipatterns: 5 Mistakes to Avoid when Using Docker

Feb 6, 2017 1 1090

To get the most out of Docker containers, it’s important to avoid mistakes that DevOps teams sometimes make when migrating to Docker. Here are the top five common Docker mistakes to avoid. Those mistakes include: Installing an ...

Docker Containers are Much Older Than You Think (Kind Of)

Feb 3, 2017 1 683

Docker is barely three years old, which makes it seem like a new, relatively unproven technology. But viewed from the perspective of the long history of containers and microservices, Docker is actually a very established technology. Here’s ...

NeuVector Debuts Docker Container Network Security Tool

Feb 1, 2017 0 727

NeuVector has become the newest entrant to the container security market with the launch of a platform that focuses on securing Docker containers at the network level, with behavioral learning built in. The NeuVector team has a ...

IBM: Rate of Cloud Adoption Bodes Well for Microservices

Jan 30, 2017 0 548

Just about every IT organization realizes by now that making the transition to the cloud is a journey. It begins with a few small steps involving a few software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications and firing up a few virtual ...

Which is Better for Containers, Bare Metal or Virtual Machines?

Jan 25, 2017 0 977

One of Docker containers’s most significant advantages over virtual machines is that containers can run on bare metal—or close to it. But should you run your containerized apps on bare metal? Bare Metal vs. Virtual Host: That ...

Platform9 Adds Kubernetes SaaS Solution. How Novel Is It?

Jan 24, 2017 0 418

Do we need more Kubernetes as a service? Platform9 thinks so. This week, the company introduced what it calls the first implementation of Kubernetes as a managed service. Kubernetes, of course, is a popular open-source orchestration engine ...

Red Hat Updates OpenShift Container Platform

Jan 23, 2017 0 669

As part of a concerted effort to become a major driver in the shift toward containers, Red Hat has added support for the latest instance of Kubernetes container orchestration engine and the ability to provision container storage ...

8 Reasons Why Containers Can Be Good for Business

Jan 18, 2017 0 743

If you’re a developer or admin, you understand how containers can help make your work easier from a technical standpoint. But how can you convince your boss that containers are useful from a business standpoint? Here are ...

The 4 Biggest Challenges Facing Docker

Jan 17, 2017 2 1303

Docker containers are immensely popular. But like any popular platform, Docker has its limitations and challenges. Here’s a look at four ways in which Docker could improve. There is no doubt that Docker has matured impressively over ...

Measuring Docker Adoption Rates Requires More Precision

Jan 16, 2017 0 543

How many people are adopting Docker for production use? That depends on how you define production. And that’s an important question for people tracing Docker adoption rates, which we could measure much more accurately than we currently ...