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Kubernetes Fights Back against Docker’s Claims on Swarm Performance

Mar 22, 2016 5 2334

Docker made headlines by saying its Swarm container orchestration platform out-performs the competition. Now, Kubernetes is firing back loudly, questioning whether the Docker benchmark tests are actually applicable to real-world clusters — and whether it’s fair to ...

‘Containers-as-a-Service’ Is a Hot Trend

Mar 17, 2016 0 1715

How do you know when a new concept or technology has truly achieved mainstream critical mass? When it gets converted to the ubiquitous “as-a-Service” alternative. Containers are still sort of the new kid on the IT block, ...

Kickstart Docker in Your Enterprise

Dec 2, 2015 0 2134

The world of virtualization has continued to change and evolve over the last 15 years with VMware leading the charge. Even though the idea of containerization has been in the operations world for over 20 years it ...

CoreOS releases Tectonic to General Availability

Nov 3, 2015 0 1372

After months if not years of development and beta testing with many users CoreOS is taking the wraps off its Tectonic  complete container infrastructure stack. We have reported several times on Tectonic as it has passed through ...

CloudBees and Jenkins support Kubernetes with 3 new plugins

Jul 23, 2015 0 2083

In conjunction with the release of Kubernetes v1.0 and the formation of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, CloudBees, the enterprise Jenkins company and managers of the Jenkins community announced three new plugins to allow for easy integration ...

Containers: Passing fad or tech nirvana?

Jul 7, 2015 3 2262

Linux containers are hot right now in software development. But are they just a passing fad or something more substantial? I’m reminded of a childhood experience that might help make the answer more clear. One year a ...