May 24, 2017

What’s Next for Docker Inc.?

May 19, 2017 0 207

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 0 271

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 ...

Understanding Why Docker is So Popular

May 9, 2017 0 414

Docker containers have become a massively popular technology. But Docker is by no means the only or the oldest container platform. That begs the questions: Why Docker? What made Docker stand out from the competition? Although few ...

Coming to Terms with Container Security

May 8, 2017 0 342

When it comes to emerging technologies of almost any kind, there’s a natural amount of fear and loathing involving IT security. In almost every case, security is cited as the No. 1 barrier to adoption. Regardless of ...

Weaveworks Monitors Multiple Container Platforms

May 4, 2017 0 308

As microservices adoption increases and the technology matures, Weaveworks is betting that most IT organizations will need to support container applications running on two or more container platforms. The latest release of Weave Cloud service makes it ...

What Does LinuxKit Mean for Native Docker on Windows?

May 2, 2017 0 482

Thanks to LinuxKit, Docker containers now can run anywhere. Does that mean native Windows containers are now stillborn? It’s possible. Docker announced LinuxKit, is a tool set for building a Linux subsystem, at DockerCon 2017 in April. ...

What’s Old Is New Again (and Better): Understanding LinuxKit

Apr 26, 2017 0 588

LinuxKit, Docker’s latest open-source project, promises to enable you to run Docker containers wherever you want—on Linux, on Windows, on AWS or, if you feel like it, on your IoT-connected TV. But behind this huge innovation are ...

Why the Docker Ecosystem Is Starting to Feel Boring

Apr 25, 2017 0 448

DockerCon 2017 has come and gone. What did it tell us about the current state of Docker, Docker containers and the ecosystem? Keep reading for an overview. First of all, this year’s DockerCon provided an indication of ...

Alibaba Bets on Containers Running on Bare-Metal Servers

Apr 24, 2017 0 565

Aiming to provide IT organizations with as much flexibility as possible, Alibaba Group has unfurled an instance of a private cloud service based on Docker containers running on bare-metal servers. Hong Tang, chief architect for Alibaba Cloud, ...