June 25, 2017

Coming to Terms with Container Security

May 8, 2017 0 515

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 0 383

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 0 643

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 0 731

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 0 547

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 0 748

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, ...

How Docker Changes Everything (Not Just Deployment)

Apr 17, 2017 0 623

At their core, Docker containers are just a new way to deploy applications. But their implications for the software world extend much further than just application deployment. Here’s how Docker changes monitoring, storage, security and more. Docker ...

The Current State of Persistent Storage for Docker

Apr 10, 2017 0 830

If there’s one area where Docker container tooling remains weak, it’s the realm of persistent storage. Here’s why storage solutions for containers continue to come up short, and a look at the work being done to make ...

The Docker Paradox: Containers Trade Simplicity for Agility

Apr 6, 2017 0 466

Docker containers make life easier. But they also make it more complicated. This is the Docker paradox. Here’s what it means. If you’re familiar with Docker, you likely already understand how it simplifies the lives of developers ...