March 29, 2017

The State of the Docker Ecosystem: Docker vs. Everyone Else

Feb 14, 2017 0 612

What is the state of the Docker ecosystem? What’s the relationship between Docker Inc. and other container vendors? Here’s a primer. The short answer to the questions above is that the Docker ecosystem breaks down into Docker ...

Platform9 Adds Kubernetes SaaS Solution. How Novel Is It?

Jan 24, 2017 0 355

Do we need more Kubernetes as a service? Platform9 thinks so. This week, the company introduced what it calls the first implementation of Kubernetes as a managed service. Kubernetes, of course, is a popular open-source orchestration engine ...

The 4 Biggest Challenges Facing Docker

Jan 17, 2017 2 1131

Docker containers are immensely popular. But like any popular platform, Docker has its limitations and challenges. Here’s a look at four ways in which Docker could improve. There is no doubt that Docker has matured impressively over ...

Kubernetes Simplification a Priority

Dec 15, 2016 1 783

As a container orchestration platform, Kubernetes has a well-deserved reputation for being difficult to both deploy and master. But with the release of version 1.5, the container orchestration platform is becoming a lot more accessible. In addition ...

CoreOS Unveils ‘Self-Driving’ Kubernetes

Dec 12, 2016 1 715

At a Tectonic Summit 2016 conference today CoreOS unveiled an implementation of the Kubernetes container orchestration software that it promises to update continuously. CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi says the “self-driving” implementation of Kubernetes, dubbed CoreOS Tectonic, will ...

Mirantis Launches Combined Docker, Kubernetes Cert Program

Dec 9, 2016 0 467

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 ...

With Photon, VMware Advances Container Agenda

Dec 5, 2016 0 402

VMware is continuing to extend the reach of its effort to host cloud-native applications with the release of 1.1 update to its Photon Platform that enables microservices based on containers such as Docker to run on a ...

Docker Allies with Canonical on Ubuntu Support

Nov 30, 2016 0 510

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 ...

Microsoft Advances Container Agenda

Nov 30, 2016 0 493

Microsoft has delivered a series of updates on its microservices strategy spanning everything from a managed Azure Container Service (ACS) to Azure Functions that drive a serverless instance of the Microsoft cloud platform. The company announced a ...

The Benefits of Kubernetes, According to Red Hat

Nov 23, 2016 1 2324

Is Kubernetes the best orchestration tool? Red Hat thinks so. Here’s what Brian Gracely, Red Hat’s director of Product Strategy, had to say in a recent interview about its features and performance. As you probably know if ...