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Lightweight GNU/Linux Distributions for Containers

Nov 1, 2016 0 1870

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 1 655

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 0 963

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 2104

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 1871

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 1887

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 1811

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 1177

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 0 846

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 ...