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How Kubernetes is Eating the Container World

Mar 27, 2017 1 1026

Is Kubernetes eating the container world? Not quite, but it’s close—and its success comes at the expense of Docker Swarm. The recent news that IBM has added a managed Kubernetes service to the Bluemix cloud is only ...

IBM Advances OpenWhisk Serverless Computing Initiative

Mar 24, 2017 0 631

Now that IBM and Adobe Systems are jointly leading the charge in terms of promoting adoption of an open-source serverless computing framework known as OpenWhisk, the two companies have implemented an application programming interface (API) gateway to ...

CoreOS Makes Kubernetes More Accessible

Mar 23, 2017 0 473

Aiming to make its distribution of the Kubernetes container orchestration engine more accessible, CoreOS announced that CoreOS Tectonic soon also will be available on OpenStack and the Microsoft Azure cloud. In addition, CoreOS revealed that its container ...

Docker at 4: Milestones in Docker History

Mar 23, 2017 0 524

Docker is now 4 years old—and a lot has happened in that time. Here’s a recap of major milestones in Docker history, starting with Docker’s first public release in March 2013. Technically, Docker is a bit more ...

CNCF to Weigh Two Container Projects

Mar 17, 2017 0 551

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) appears to be suffering an embarrassment of container technology riches. Docker Inc., after pledging to give up control of the lower level run-time Docker functions as promised, is proposing the CNCF will ...

Docker’s Big Differentiator from VMs: Density

Mar 15, 2017 0 750

What makes Docker containers so popular and more attractive in some cases than virtual machines? The answer is density. Here’s what it means and why it matters. In the context of computing, density refers to the number ...

Docker Aims to Increase Enterprise Appeal

Mar 9, 2017 0 481

Docker Inc. is starting to grow up in the enterprise. Via the creation of a Docker Enterprise Edition (Docker EE) of its runtime and management software for containers, Docker is trying to make it simpler for enterprise ...

Which OS Is Best for Docker? Here’s How to Decide

Mar 7, 2017 1 5121

What’s the best operating system for hosting Docker containers? That’s a loaded question. Here’s a guide to answering it. The question is loaded because, well, people tend to have strong opinions about which operating system is “best” ...

What Kubernetes on Azure Means for Users and Docker

Mar 3, 2017 0 873

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but Microsoft is continuing to shower the Docker community with love. The company recently announced official support for Kubernetes on Azure Container Service, a move that gives customers more choice and ...