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TIBCO Software Deploys Mashery as Container

Dec 23, 2016 1 419

API management originally gained popularity mainly as a cloud service that used to provide some command and control over how data was shared between web applications within the context of a larger “API Economy.” Before too long, ...

Trends that Will Shape the Container Ecosystem in 2017

Dec 22, 2016 0 750

Baked-in Swarm. Docker on Windows. Red Hat’s OCID fork-that’s-not-a-fork. These were the big container stories of 2016. What does 2017 hold in store for the container ecosystem? Here are some predictions. Perhaps I should point out that ...

How VMware is Dealing with Docker Competition

Dec 20, 2016 0 1075

If you think Docker containers will kill virtual machines, think again. Here’s a look at how VMware is adapting to remain relevant in the Docker age. In theory, Docker provides some crucial advantages over virtual machines. Docker ...

Why Some People Want to Boycott Docker

Dec 19, 2016 2 1387

Docker may be wildly popular with many developers. But not everyone loves Docker, as the Boycott Docker initiative shows. Boycott Docker is a bare-bones website designed to argue against Docker adoption. It criticizes Docker containers on a ...

Docker Inc. Gives Up containerd Control

Dec 14, 2016 0 486

As part of an effort to mollify critics while simultaneously engendering the development of a much broader Docker ecosystem, Docker Inc. today announced it is donating a core element of Docker Engine known as containerd to a ...

A Quick Guide to Docker Terminology

Dec 12, 2016 0 583

New to Docker and wondering what the different terms in the container ecosystem mean? Keep reading for a primer on Docker terminology. Docker terminology may not be as confusing as, say, words related to AWS, which loves ...

Mirantis Launches Combined Docker, Kubernetes Cert Program

Dec 9, 2016 0 462

As Kubernetes becomes the most widely supported container orchestration engine, demand for IT professionals with Kubernetes expertise is bound to accelerate shortly. To meet that demand, Mirantis has started a vendor-neutral Kubernetes and Docker certification program that ...

Why Use a System Container Instead of a Docker App Container?

Dec 6, 2016 0 711

If you can use Docker containers to host individual applications, why would you want to containerize an entire operating system inside a system container using a technology such as OpenVZ and LXD? Keep reading for insights on ...