February 28, 2017

The Container Ecosystem’s Biggest Stories in 2016

Jan 5, 2017 0 415

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 1 705

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 1 642

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 0 465

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 0 870

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 1 449

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 0 630

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 ...

Persistent Storage Options for Docker Containers

Sep 6, 2016 0 1517

Who’s solving the Docker container storage dilemma? Here’s a list of companies that are making inroads in this space by developing persistent data storage solutions for containers. Container storage is a hot topic. As organizations seek to ...

Stateful Container Apps Represent Next Big IT Challenge

Aug 1, 2016 0 1538

Containers are all the rage these days, but not every type of application lends itself to containers. In fact, most container applications in use today are stateless. In contrast, stateful applications, which typically require a database, are ...