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Microsoft Advances Container Agenda

Nov 30, 2016 0 700

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 ...

CoreOS Taps Redspread Founders for Kubernetes

Oct 27, 2016 1 655

As an open-source container orchestration engine, Kubernetes enjoys broad industry support. The challenge is, it is a technology designed primarily for engineers by Google engineers. But since Google decided to make Kubernetes available as open-source code, a ...

Why Does Docker for Windows Matter?

Oct 19, 2016 0 986

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 1150

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 1030

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 1931

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 1816

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 5405

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 0 959

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 1098

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 ...