April 29, 2017

The Current State of Persistent Storage for Docker

Apr 10, 2017 0 488

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 ...

Kubernetes 1.6 Spans 5,000 Nodes, Standardizes Runtime

Mar 29, 2017 0 387

At the CloudNativeCon + Kubecon Europe 2017 conference this week, Kubernetes 1.6 update was released. This latest version can span 5,000 nodes and hardens many of the features enterprise IT organizations require. Dan Gillespie, release manager for ...

CoreOS Makes Kubernetes More Accessible

Mar 23, 2017 0 359

Aiming to make its distribution of the Kubernetes container orchestration engine more accessible, CoreOS announced that CoreOS Tectonic soon also will be available on OpenStack and the Microsoft Azure cloud. In addition, CoreOS revealed that its container ...

The Container Ecosystem’s Biggest Stories in 2016

Jan 5, 2017 0 596

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 ...

Kubernetes Simplification a Priority

Dec 15, 2016 1 839

As a container orchestration platform, Kubernetes has a well-deserved reputation for being difficult to both deploy and master. But with the release of version 1.5, the container orchestration platform is becoming a lot more accessible. In addition ...

CoreOS Unveils ‘Self-Driving’ Kubernetes

Dec 12, 2016 1 791

At a Tectonic Summit 2016 conference today CoreOS unveiled an implementation of the Kubernetes container orchestration software that it promises to update continuously. CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi says the “self-driving” implementation of Kubernetes, dubbed CoreOS Tectonic, will ...

CoreOS Deploys Operators for Kubernetes

Nov 11, 2016 0 588

While the Kubernetes container orchestration framework has generated a lot of enthusiasm, mastering it can be a significant challenge for IT organizations. To make Kubernetes more accessible, CoreOS has created Operators, a set of open-source applications that ...

Lightweight GNU/Linux Distributions for Containers

Nov 1, 2016 0 1436

The Docker revolution has spawned a new class of lightweight GNU/Linux distributions designed to host containers. Wondering which options are available? Here’s a comparison of RancherOS, Alpine Linux and more. To be clear, lightweight Linux distributions certainly ...

CoreOS Taps Redspread Founders for Kubernetes

Oct 27, 2016 1 551

As an open-source container orchestration engine, Kubernetes enjoys broad industry support. The challenge is, it is a technology designed primarily for engineers by Google engineers. But since Google decided to make Kubernetes available as open-source code, a ...

CoreOS Deploys Virtual Machines on Top of Containers

Oct 13, 2016 0 841

One of the issues IT organizations routinely face is the assumption that certain trade-offs must be made when choosing to deploy containers on bare metal servers instead of virtual machines. Most IT organizations today opt to deploy ...