June 28, 2017

How Docker Changes Everything (Not Just Deployment)

Apr 17, 2017 0 630

At their core, Docker containers are just a new way to deploy applications. But their implications for the software world extend much further than just application deployment. Here’s how Docker changes monitoring, storage, security and more. Docker ...

Docker Containers are Great, But They Add Complexity

Dec 1, 2016 0 1075

Docker increases app flexibility, but it also adds complexity in many ways. To migrate successfully to containers, you need to have a plan for handling that additional complexity. Docker adds flexibility because it makes it easier to ...

CNCF Stabilizes Prometheus Monitoring API

Aug 16, 2016 0 930

Just about everybody in IT would agree that some degree of monitoring for containers will be required as more of them find their way into production environments. There’s much less agreement about how to go about doing ...

ThousandEyes Integrates Docker Containers and Network Monitoring

Apr 13, 2016 0 1667

Network monitoring company ThousandEyes has become the latest vendor to integrate Docker containers into a commercial product. This week, the company announced that one of its monitoring tools, Enterprise Agents, can now run inside Docker containers for ...

Challenges to Docker Monitoring Relieved, Ruxit Claims

Nov 12, 2015 0 2059

A joint survey from O’Reilly and Ruxit says that container monitoring (including Docker monitoring) is an important issue and a challenge for Docker users, according to Ruxit. Sponsored surveys seem to provide only results the vendor finds ...