June 27, 2017

Testing Docker Containers? 3 Ways to Go Local

Jun 10, 2016 0 906

Docker containers are powerful, but they’re not always simple to test in a local environment. Still, there are ways to run Docker locally for testing purposes using tools such as Vagrant, Kitematic or just Docker itself. Here’s ...

CGmanager: Undergirding LXD

Oct 8, 2015 0 1976

The third LXD / LXC technology in this series is CGmanager, which is the final undergirding technology, the one that enables secure cgroup (control group) management for Linux containers. CGmanager is necessary so that Canonical can provide ...

Docker Security Evolving to Advance Adoption

Aug 31, 2015 1 2764

It’s a time-honored story arc at this point; an emerging technology gains rabid affection among practitioners eager to embrace its inherent benefits, then related security concerns begin to cloud the horizon, threatening to dampen enthusiasm. However, if ...

Microsoft Goes All In, Committing to Docker for Windows Server Platform

Aug 20, 2015 1 2503

Microsoft & Docker, a Big Investment Microsoft has invested heavily in Docker, encouraging customers to try Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2 Azure cloud compute instance deployments and publishing demonstrations with Docker containers running on this next iteration ...

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 ...