March 29, 2017

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

Aug 15, 2016 0 1323

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 4097

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 0 838

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 0 964

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 2350

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 1958

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 ...

Nine must read container blog posts

Jul 8, 2015 0 2325

Don’t be afraid to admit it. If you are like many folks, even in IT, you may have heard about containers, Docker and the like, but you aren’t 100% up to speed on them. What are its ...

Hyper-V Containers combine virtualization with containerization

Jun 5, 2015 3 2337

Containers are all the rage these days. You’re just not cool if you’re not using Docker or some other container technology to build and deploy your IT infrastructure. Traditional containers, however, lack sufficient security for some industries ...