June 28, 2017

5 Cool Docker Projects You May Have Missed

Jun 28, 2017 0 60

You know the main projects in the Docker ecosystem—Moby, Kubernetes, Containerd and the link. But there’s a lot more to the Docker ecosystem than just this. Here’s a look at five open-source projects that are doing cool ...

Microsoft Draft Helps Developers Adopt Kubernetes

Jun 16, 2017 0 330

Microsoft’s Deis has released Draft to makes it easy for developers to build applications that run on Kubernetes. Draft does this by providing tools and simplifying steps required to build for Kubernetes. If your enterprise has looked ...

Docker Containers Are Hard, Just Like All Great Technologies

Jun 9, 2017 0 499

As technology becomes better, it tends to become more complex and harder to manage. That’s certainly true in the case of Docker containers, which are probably the most complex software framework yet invented. Here’s why. If you ...

Will Serverless Computing Kill Docker Containers? In a Word, No

Jun 7, 2017 3 1149

Will serverless computing eventually replace Docker? That’s the conclusion the internet seems to be drawing. But it’s the wrong way to think about the relationship between Docker containers and serverless computing. Serverless computing refers to platforms that ...

The Case for LXD, Canonical’s System Container Framework

Jun 2, 2017 1 270

Most container conversations today center on Docker. But as Docker has taken enough, Canonical has been quietly working on LXD, a different type of container framework that supports some interesting use cases. Here’s what it is and ...

What’s Docker’s Market Share Today? Good Question

Jun 1, 2017 0 451

How many people are using Docker? What is Docker’s current market share? These are difficult questions to answer accurately, but we’re going to try. Docker market share is hard to measure for several reasons. Like most open-source ...

The 5 Killer Features that Set Docker Apart

May 31, 2017 1 427

Why did Docker containers become so popular? To understand the answer, you have to identify Docker’s killer features — the ones that set Docker apart from other container frameworks, as well as virtual machines. It can seem ...

What’s Next for Docker Inc.?

May 19, 2017 0 383

Docker has evolved in little more than four years from a half-baked technology that only geeks could love to a complete platform that attracts millions of dollars in investment. And that begs the question: What’s next for ...

The Inherent Security Benefits of Docker Containers

May 18, 2017 0 441

Most blog posts about Docker security focus on how to make containers more secure. But it’s also worth appreciating the inherent security benefits that come with containers. Keep reading for insights on how using containers can make ...