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Red Hat Aims to Put IT Back Together

Sep 14, 2016 0 674

There’s a lot of debate these days concerning what platform is best for deploying containers. On the one hand, virtual machines are popular destination because of the major investments IT organizations have made in existing management platforms. ...

Oracle Makes Hybrid Cloud Case for Container Strategy

Aug 25, 2016 0 944

When it comes to hybrid cloud computing involving containers, the three leading cloud service providers are still somewhat challenged. Amazon Web Services (AWS) doesn’t really sanction private clouds running on-premises, while Microsoft has delayed the instance of ...

Is This the Beginning of the End for OpenStack?

Aug 19, 2016 2 4147

I was struck by a conversation I had earlier this year during the OpenStack conference in Austin with a technical architect from one of the bigger players. He was seeing baffled IT teams who had OpenStack clouds ...

NodeSource Couples Node.js to Kubernetes

Aug 8, 2016 0 837

Every great once in a while two macro technology trends come together in a way in which the sum of the parts most definitely will be greater than the whole. Such is the case when Node.js, the ...

Got Bugs? Use Snapshots to Speed Dev, Testing

Jul 29, 2016 0 819

Software development is far more streamlined today than it ever has been. Sites such as GitHub, continuous integration and delivery processes (CI/CD) and technologies such as containers have sped up the development process by orders of magnitude. ...

Sysdig Takes Container Monitoring On-Premises

Jul 1, 2016 0 772

One of the more problematic issues that containers raise from an IT management perspective is how to monitor what’s occurring inside the container. As far as traditional IT monitoring tools are concerned every container is essentially a ...

Appreciating the Simplicity of Microservices

Jun 27, 2016 0 1139

At first glance, microservices and containers seem more challenging to manage because of the thousands of isolated modules of code that accumulate over time. In reality, however, the secret to successfully deploying and managing these applications may ...

Dockercon: Docker Previews Innovations

Jun 24, 2016 0 1460

The main focus of the Dockercon 2016 conference this week was clearly on an upgrade to Docker that delivered a bevy of new management capabilities. But Docker Inc. also telegraphed where it plans to take the popular ...

WinDocks Expands Windows Container Support

Jun 23, 2016 0 844

Docker containers for Windows remain far from mainstream. But they’re now a little easier to deploy with the release of an enhanced version of WinDocks Community Edition. The latest version supports .Net and SQL Server containers on ...

3Scale Deploys API Gateway as a Docker Image

Jun 7, 2016 0 676

By definition, the API economy is dependent on providing developers with access to a broad range of back-end applications and services that can be invoked easily. But with the rise of microservices, the number of back-end service ...