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Stateful Container Apps Represent Next Big IT Challenge

Aug 1, 2016 0 1627

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 ...

CoreOS Diverges from Docker Model with etcd3 Launch

Jul 14, 2016 1 1573

CoreOS is pushing forward with its Kubernetes-centric container orchestration stack with the launch of etcd3, the next-generation version of its distributed key-value store. The company announced the stable release of etcd3 June 30, calling the updated version ...

Persistent Data Storage Options for Containers

Jul 12, 2016 1 1592

From Docker Data Volumes to CoreOS Torus to Gluster on OpenShift, the persistent storage options for containerized infrastructure are finally maturing. Wondering what they look like and which storage solution would work best for you? Keep reading ...

Torus: CoreOS’s Answer to Data Storage

Jun 15, 2016 0 1060

What will solve the persistent data storage challenge for containers? CoreOS says the answer is Torus, a new open source distributed storage platform it announced June 1. According to CoreOS, which announced the technology in a blog ...

Additional CoreOS Funding to Drive Enterprise Container Adoption

May 11, 2016 0 753

Now that CoreOS has announced that it has picked up and additional $28 million in financing the company plans to pay more attention to making microservices environments built on top of the Kubernetes container orchestration framework truly ...

CoreOS Launches “Stacknetes” Initiative at OpenStack Summit

Apr 27, 2016 0 1794

The promised integration of the Kubernetes container orchestration framework and OpenStack got underway this week at the OpenStack Summit Austin 2016 conference with the launch of a “Stacknetes” initiative by CoreOS. Launched 30 days after CoreOS, Intel ...

CoreOS Adopts Security-Centric Approach to Containers

Mar 16, 2016 0 917

What’s the big difference between CoreOS and Docker? The belief that the greatest dividends to be reaped from containers is security. That, at least, was the message from CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi in a recent talk about ...

Container, Host OS, Cloud Access Control And More

Mar 15, 2016 0 943

For containers, host OSes and cloud environments, enterprises need to employ access controls that enable permissions that are necessary for an individual or group to perform their duties while disabling abilities that their jobs do not require. ...