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Why Does Docker for Windows Matter?

Oct 19, 2016 0 923

Last month, Docker and Microsoft partnered to bring official Docker container support to Windows. If you’re a developer, you may be asking, “Why?” Keep reading for some perspective. On its face, Docker’s ability to run natively on ...

Microsoft Formally Enters the Docker Container Era

Sep 26, 2016 1 1077

In what is certainly a historic day for the Docker container community and perhaps all of IT, Microsoft and Docker Inc. today announced a slew of initiatives built on top of a Docker Engine that is now ...

Mirantis Acquires TCP Cloud to Advance Kubernetes Ambitions

Sep 15, 2016 3 969

Moving to accelerate the rate at which the OpenStack cloud platform can be hosted on the Kubernetes container orchestration platform, Mirantis today announced it has acquired TCP Cloud. Based in Prague, TCP Cloud provides managed services around ...

Microsoft Unveils Docker Container Monitoring Solution

Sep 5, 2016 0 1857

Microsoft has unveiled OMS Docker Container monitoring, signaling the company’s interest in delving deeper into the open-source container space. OMS Docker Container monitoring, which Microsoft announced during LinuxCon, is part of the company’s Operations Management Suite (OMS) series ...

Docker: Not Just for Linux Anymore. Or Is It?

Aug 15, 2016 0 1678

Running Docker containers on Mac OS X and Windows is now easier than ever, thanks to integration with native hypervisors. The catch: You still have to use Linux to get Docker working. Docker released versions of its ...

Container Drawbacks: When Not to Use Docker

Jun 30, 2016 0 5021

Containers from Docker and other vendors are trending pretty spectacularly right now. But they’re not a perfect solution for every type of infrastructure challenge. Like any other technology, they have their drawbacks. Here’s a look at times ...

Microsoft Shows Love for Docker Containers

Jun 22, 2016 0 910

Many IT organizations are still waiting for Microsoft to deliver support for Docker containers on Windows Server. At the Dockercon 2016 conference Microsoft took the opportunity to further whet the appetites of those customers. Microsoft announced that ...

DH2i Unfurls Container-as-a-Service for Microsoft SQL Server

Apr 19, 2016 0 1051

With interest in delivering stateful applications using databases that run on top of containers on the rise many IT organizations are trying to figure out how to best go about providing this capability. To address that issue ...

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

Aug 20, 2015 1 2438

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 ...

3 reasons Microsoft should just buy Docker

Jul 14, 2015 0 2090

Microsoft is no Apple, but it does have nearly $100 billion in cash lying around. There have been rumors that Docker could be available at the right price, and Microsoft has both the cash to afford the ...