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How VMware is Dealing with Docker Competition

Dec 20, 2016 0 1229

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 1574

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 0 554

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 0 715

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 0 519

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 0 786

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 ...

Docker Containers are Great, But They Add Complexity

Dec 1, 2016 0 962

Docker increases app flexibility, but it also adds complexity in many ways. To migrate successfully to containers, you need to have a plan for handling that additional complexity. Docker adds flexibility because it makes it easier to ...

Docker Allies with Canonical on Ubuntu Support

Nov 30, 2016 0 591

Docker and Canonical have formed an alliance under which the Docker CS Container Engine will be commercially supported by both vendors. While Docker containers have been widely deployed on Ubuntu for some time, a formal relationship between ...